Archive For The “Cook County” Category

Kim Foxx passes on “foundation crimes” that lead to violence and murder

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Kim Foxx passes on “foundation crimes” that lead to violence and murder

Kim Foxx passes on “foundation crimes” that lead to violence and murder Foundation crimes are a part ad parcel of major crimes. If they are not addressed or confronted, or allowed to go unpunished, they lead to serious felonies and even murder. But sadly, that’s not how Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx views her…

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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day This Independence Day, the Orland Park Police Department and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) want to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. However your celebrations may look this year, make sure you celebrate…

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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis Carjackings in Illinois are at an epidemic level. People are afraid in every part of the state. The number of carjackings in 2021 has exceeded 2020, leading the Illinois State Police to announce earlier this year that it’s partnering with federal and local…

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Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award

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Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award

Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award Chicago’s head trainer honored for yeoman’s work during 2021 season The American Hockey League announced Monday that, in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic, the head athletic trainers from all 31 teams have been selected as the winners of the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award for 2020-21….

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services Starting this month, residents can expect a full return to normalcy at the Township. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who was cautious in protecting the health of senior citizens during the pandemic, announced this week that all of the townships senior services would be returning in full as…

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US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland

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US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland

US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland NEWMAN, GARCIA, DURBIN AND DUCKWORTH LEAD IL DELEGATION LETTER INVITING SECRETARY BUTTIGIEG TO TOUR CHICAGOLAND AREA. As Secretary Buttigieg tours the country for President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, the delegation letter invites him to Illinois, a national and international hub of transportation activity  U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03)…

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Monday posted her most recent local government debt report, which this year includes a unique way to measure those growing obligations. The Treasurer attributed debt to properties, rather than per person, to more accurately reflect the burdens placed on those who…

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects Projects funded by the INVEST in America Act include the electrification of CTA buses, pedestrian safety improvements and expansion of roads and highways to reduce congestion U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03), a member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, announced Wednesday (June…

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Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs

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Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs

Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Tinley Park Police Department received several complaints after two vehicles were spotted driving around the village with racial slurs written on them with duct tape. Surrounding municipalities also received similar complaints. Police have identified the drivers as two…

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises

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Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises

Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau tried to distract voters from the community’s rising crime rate by citing a real estate website which asserted that Orland Park was one of the “safest cities” in Illinois. But a recent survey by Safewise, which is considered more…

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Fatherhood symposium set for June 12

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Fatherhood symposium set for June 12

Fatherhood symposium set for June 12 The Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood, a state board established in 2004 to promote paternal involvement – particularly by single and divorced fathers – in the upbringing of their children, will present its 2021 annual symposium on Saturday, June 12, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. The symposium will be conducted via…

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