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After being defeated by just 20 votes in the race for Park Ridge's 6th Ward alderman, Vincent LaVecchia requested that the Cook County clerk's office hold a discovery recount. "The integrity of the vote is extremely important," said LaVecchia, who...
Tags: Business, Elections, Politics, Chicago Elections, Voting
Tribune reporterSPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified...
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
Five people, including two children, were injured in a collision involving five vehicles Tuesday on Chicago's Northwest Side. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street in the Portage Park neighborhood. One...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Addison, Portage Park
The following were taken from Wilmette, Winnetka and Kenilworth police reports: Wilmette •On April 28, a resident in the 400 block of Linden Avenue discovered fishing tackle and a camping lantern had been taken from his storage area. Other...
Tags: Theft, Apple iPod, Apple iPhone, Garmin Ltd., Wilmette
As floodwaters slowly start to recede in Des Plaines, city officials said it could be weeks before the full extent of the damage is known. Last week's storm left a swath of damage across much of the city as the Des Plaines River swelled to a record-...
More rain fell over the Chicago area Tuesday, slowing cleanup and damage assessment work just as widespread — and in many cases record-breaking — floodwaters had begun to recede. Lisle: Some private wells contaminated Village officials...
Tags: Des Plaines, Health, Weather Reports, McHenry, Lisle
Park Ridge experienced its first murder in more than half a decade, yet the overall crime rate also dropped to its lowest level in that same time frame. Firefighters fielded more than 4,000 calls for service for the 10th consecutive year, while the city...
Tags: Theft, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice
With a campaign message centered on "moving forward," Des Plaines appears to have moved forward with possibly the city's youngest mayor at the helm. Ald. Matt Bogusz, 26, claimed victory in the mayoral race, receiving 54 percent of the votes with all...
Tags: Elections, Des Plaines, Referenda, Politics
Gov. Pat Quinn has proposed that the state bolster its own troubled finances by freezing the amount of state income taxes shared with local governments at 2012 levels, which could cost some towns hundreds of thousands of dollars. Quinn estimates the...
School districts in Des Plaines and Park Ridge are bracing for more rigorous standardized testing that could result in fewer students earning passing grades. Officials in both districts said they're implementing curriculum and practices to meet the more...
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