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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries Teenage Suspects involved in burglaries and car jackings in six suburban communities in Berwyn, River Forest, Central Stickney, Elmwood Park and Oak Lawn The Cicero Police Department (CPD) announce the arrests of Luis D. Mercado-Cordero, male, age 18, of Maywood, Illinois and Samuel A. Sierra,…

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Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries

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Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries

Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a fire that damaged a bathroom and an attic in an Orland Park Home at the 7300 block of 157th Street on Wednesday April 21, 2021 at 6:44 AM. There were no injuries. Companies arrived on scene…

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist Former Congressman William O. Lipinski has joined Suburban Chicagoland as a columnist writing Op-Ed commentary on national and regional politics writing the “Right from the Middle” Opinion Commentary column twice each month Lipinski served as the Democratic Committeeman from the Chicago 23rd Ward beginning in 1975 and…

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Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing

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Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing

Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing A shooting that took place in the parking lot of a Drivers License facility operated by the Illinois Secretary of State in Bridgeview raised immediate fears of yet another mass shooting. Fortunately, it was restricted to a personal grievance between two people. Unfortunately one of the individuals…

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Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

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Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act TWO CRITICAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED BY U.S. REP. NEWMAN PASS WITH THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REAUTHORIZATION ACT  … Amendments proposed by Rep. Newman would support women survivors in small businesses and establish the first-ever grant program dedicated to support LGTBQ+ women  U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) voted…

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries The Orland Fire District responded to a reported house fire on Sunday, March 14th at approximately 1:37 pm located in the 13900 block of Springview in Orland Park on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Orland Central Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a reported house fire. …

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Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire

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Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire

Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire A Cicero firefighter was hospitalized suffering from what is being described as a serious case of smoke inhalation while fighting a fire at a two-story home in the Town of Cicero Saturday afternoon. The home fire at 2112 61st Court was called in at 3:45 PM…

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State’s Attorney files charges against five individuals alleging voter fraud

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State’s Attorney files charges against five individuals alleging voter fraud

State’s Attorney files charges against five individuals alleging voter fraud DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced today that his office has filed charges against five individuals accused of various charges related to election fraud in the 2020 general election. The charges are the result of investigations conducted by the State’s Attorney’s Office into thirty-two…

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Kreczmer turns herself in to Chicago Ridge Police

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Kreczmer turns herself in to Chicago Ridge Police

Kreczmer turns herself in to Chicago Ridge Police Orland Township trustee candidate surrenders to the Chicago Ridge Police on an outstanding arrest warrant for an accident in which she was involved back in August 2017. Lora Kreczmer was charged with DUI-drugs, driving with a revoked drivers license, and failure to yield in an accident involving…

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Orland Township trustee candidate has outstanding arrest warrant

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Orland Township trustee candidate has outstanding arrest warrant

Orland Township trustee candidate has outstanding arrest warrant A candidate challenging the incumbent officials in Orland Township has an outstanding arrest warrant for three charges stemming from an accident that took place in August 2017. Any police department, including the Orland Park Police, can arrest Lora M. Kreczmer who is a candidate running on the…

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze Firefighters in the Town of Cicero had to dig out fire hydrants to access water while fighting a fire that destroyed two apartments in a two-story, 12-unit apartment building on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Dominck Buscemi said that fortunately there were no…

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Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants

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Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants

Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants One resident treated for smoke inhalation in attached garage fire. Firefighters had to dig out fire hydrants that were hidden by accumulated snow shoveled and plowed from driveways. The Orland Fire Protection District urged residents to help ensure that the fire…

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