Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 07 Dec 2018

    New truck for Summit

    New truck for Summit Santa due at Summit Park 11 a.m. Saturday By Steve Metsch With a pickup truck that is “literally falling apart,” according to village Trustee Aleco Julius, the Summit Village Board on Monday night voted unanimously to buy a new vehicle. The ...

  • 07 Dec 2018

    McCook to have special GLo

    McCook to have special GLo New 76-room hotel planned for 47th Street By Steve Metsch McCook is not only getting a new hotel. It’s getting a hotel that’s part of a stunning new GLo brand promoted by worldwide hotel giant Best Western. The new hotel will be built in the ...

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

    Comedy night fundraiser for Veterans Dec. 24 Join Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home for a special comedy night “Is Comedy Dead” featuring Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York Our 1st Annual Event: Why do ...

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

    Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Villa Park Chief of Police Mike Lay announced today that bond has been set for a Villa Park woman accused of sexually abusing two ...

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

    Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding ...

  • 04 Dec 2018

    Waiting is over for Daly

    Waiting is over for Daly Longtime Bridgeview firefighter named chief By Steve Metsch When he was a kid, Michael Daly wanted to be a firefighter. “It’s something that always interested me. I liked how it was challenging and exciting,” he recalled. “I like ...

  • 04 Dec 2018

    Lyons SD 103 board boots member

    Lyons SD 103 board boots member Shibbaugh, absent since June meetings, removed  By Steve Metsch Coleen Shipbaugh, a member of the Lyons School District 103 since 2015, was booted for failing to attend meetings since June. She was removed by the regional school ...

  • 03 Dec 2018

    Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

    Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America Illinois cities and suburbs barely make this year’s list, but among the safest are Aurora at 13 and Chicago at 133. The Wallet Hub study compares the largest cities in each state based on a range of ...

  • 01 Dec 2018

    Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

    Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers The Orland Fire Protection District treated 24 customers at the Red Robin Restaurant in Orland Park after they reported feeling sick on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. Four of the customers were taken to ...

  • 30 Nov 2018

    Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

    Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning Chicago Police working with the Lyons Police Department and investigators with the Major Case Assistance Task Force (MCAT) arrested Brian Cruz, a suspected charged with First Degree murder ...

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  • Tollway Road construction projects. Photo courtesy of the Illinois Tollway

    Traffic changes slated for Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Traffic shifts are scheduled to begin in December for the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) between I-290 and York Road. Traffic scheduled to shift to prepare I-88 for winter, work ending on York Road Bridge over I-88 Work to move traffic into its winter configuration on the Reagan Memorial...

  • Romaine Lettuce. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    E.coli Food Safety alert issued for romaine lettuce CDC and FDA investigating multistate E.coli outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coliO157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce. The CDC reports that 32 people...

  • Grocery store sign informing customers in suburban Cook County that the Toni Preckwinkle tax hike on sweetened drinks (Soda) has been delayed because of a court challenge. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes The national Tax Foundation honors 10 elected officials from around country as champions of fighting unnecessary tax hikes. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison from suburban Chicago’s 17th Cook County District. Morrison led the repeal of the one center per ounce sales tax imposed by...

  • The king's Pawn by Aaron Hanania www.Aaron411News.com

    High school senior says writing book will improve student grades Aaron Hanania will sign copies of his new book at an event on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Oak Lawn Library from 6 pm until 8 pm, and discuss how young students can become better students through disciplined writing and storytelling. A writing project...

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes legislation that would force suburban taxpayers to pay for waste and corruption at the Chicago Public Schools. The bill would take the majority of school funding from the suburbs and earmark it to bailout Chicago Public Schools, which are in debt to the amount of more than $17 billion. Photo courtesy of Governor Rauner

    Munger named interim DCEO director Takes business development role as McCarthy leaves for private sector Gov. Bruce Rauner today said that Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger would be taking on the new role of acting director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). She replaces Director Sean McCarthy, who has accepted a position...