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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who is seeking re-election in April to replace beleaguered Mayor Keith Pekau, slammed a bill recently passed that would undermine the rights of police. As Orland Park’s Mayor, McLaughlin was always a strong proponent of supporting a strong police force and hired Tim…

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

Home fire in Orland Park: no one injured The Orland Fire Protection District received a call for a house fire on the 16000 block of Haven Ave. at around 8:20 AM on Friday. Companies arrived to find smoke billowing from the eves of the house and filling up the home. Most of the damage impacted the…

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime….

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Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime

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Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime

Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime Statement from County Commissioner Aguilar: Aguilar calls on States Attorney Kim Foxx to take tougher stand on crime The recent upsurge in violence in Chicago which many fear is spreading throughout the suburban Cook County region is of concern to every law-abiding resident of…

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Crestwood Mayor indicted in alleged bribery scheme involving Red-Light Camera services

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Crestwood Mayor indicted in alleged bribery scheme involving Red-Light Camera services

Crestwood Mayor indicted in alleged bribery scheme involving Red-Light Camera services The mayor of Crestwood, Louis Presta, has been indicted by a Federal grand jury for using an interstate facility in aid of bribery, and lying to federal law enforcement about his request and receipt of benefits from a representative of a red-light camera company…

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests The Cicero Police have concluded a 10 week long investigation into the June 1 attack against an African American driver who was impaled by a metal rod during protests organized following the George Floyd killing. The 25 year old driver from Chicago was in…

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Pappas, Cundari discuss County system to view your property taxes

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Pappas, Cundari discuss County system to view your property taxes

Pappas, Cundari discuss County system to view your property taxes Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas and Cicero Town Assessor Emilio Cundari offer a presentation of the Treasurer’s streamlined and effective online resources to address your property tax needs and concerns. Homeowners and businesses can check their property taxes by going online. The website is displayed…

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need The Orland Fire Protection District declared in partnership with the Village of Orland Park, the Orland Chamber of Commerce and Aishling Companion Home Care announced that it is recognizing the needs of individuals who suffer from dementia. The Fire District announced it is…

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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials Lipinski Campaign Announces Sweeping Endorsements from Municipal Leaders Across Third Congressional District. Endorsements span nearly every municipality in the 3rd Congressional District Building on his reputation as a problem solver who gets things done for the municipalities he represents, Congressman Dan Lipinski today announced endorsements from 28 mayors across…

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Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser

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Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser

Veterans News and Events: Korean War veterans help, DuPage Veterans Fundraiser By Jerry Field Contributing to a Veterans organization is very much appreciated. Take a minute and ask if your contribution is tax deductible as listed in the Internal Revenue Service standards. What is the specific overhead costs and what events are does the organization…

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

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Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans

Veterans Column: Legal Aid Network for veterans By Jerry Field (This article is about the network which is a pro bono legal resource for Veterans, service members, and dependents in Illinois. It was written by Zach Zarnow.) In just over a year and a half, The Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN) has provided civil legal…

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Veteran’s Column: being healthier

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Veteran’s Column: being healthier By Jerry Field Support of Vietnam Veterans. National Vietnam War Veterans Day 29 March 2019 – Friday – 11:00 am at the Chicago Vietnam Memorial on Wacker Drive between State and Wabash. Subject No Fee City of Chicago sticker. FREE City Vehicle Stickers for Veterans residing in Chicago. This is welcome…

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