| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Tinley Park, Lansing, Homewood and Lockport.
Tax the wealthy
Abraham Lincoln, considered by many the greatest president in U.S. history, believed government could do great things. Lincoln, the creator of our...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
An unspecified amount of cash was stolen during an April 17 burglary at a pizza restaurant on the 800 block of Laraway Road.
Two checks issued to New Lenox Currency Exchange were discovered...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:51 PM
With housing demand on the upswing, Tinley Park is considering expanding its mix of high-rises, condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes this year to include what one trustee terms "a hot commodity."
Mokena-based RBT Development, Inc. is seeking...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Tinley Park officials are in the process of amending the village's video gambling license to prorate the $1,000 fee for latecomers despite a trustee's opposition.
Mayor Ed Zabrocki presented the proposal during a May 13 meeting of the Joint Finance...
| May 18, 2014
A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show.
That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Business news in the south suburbs.
Dots, a national women's fashion discount retailer, has started going-out-of-business sales at all 360 of its stores, including eight in the south suburbs.
Customers holding gift cards can use them...
| Mar 19, 2014
In the eyes of the law, Buddy the pit bull is potentially vicious. To his supporters, the 7-year-old canine is a good dog who should be allowed to come home.
The pit bull is being held by Cook County officials after a Feb. 21 incident where the dog...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user.
He and many others followed during the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Tinley Park's village engineer says the Illinois Department of Transportation's pending lighting upgrade at Oak Park Avenue's southern gateway won't stop that intersection's eventual transformation into a roundabout.
"The roundabout is three years...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A former Tinley Park High School teacher was again arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault and accused of having sex with a female student, Orland Park police said Thursday.
Orland Park police arrested Ryan Dolan, 29, of Tinley Park, on...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Buddy the pit bull's owner was fined $250 during an administrative hearing in Tinley Park over a dog attack in February that Cook County officials described as a "blood bath."
Tinley Park police ticketed Furever Rescue owner Shannon Smith after Buddy bit...