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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school With the new school year about to get underway, Oak Park Police are preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the many students who walk and bicycle along community streets to and from neighborhood schools. Additional enforcement efforts are planned at key crossings and…

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Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured

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Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured

Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured A Bridgeview Fire Department personal command vehicle (SUV) was left idling in “Park” in front of the Bridgeview Fire House Station 2 at 100th Place just west of Harlem Avenue where it was stolen Thursday morning around 11 am. The Battalion Chief had left the car running (which is…

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First Degree Murder charges filed against gang member in Cicero shooting death

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First Degree Murder charges filed against gang member in Cicero shooting death

First Degree Murder charges filed against gang member in Cicero shooting death Two men from Cicero were walking along the street at the 2200 Block of Central Avenue in Cicero on Saturday night, July 13 at around 9:30 PM when a Black Hummer with four passengers, three young men and one woman stopped in traffic…

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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja The decision by the State of Illinois to legalize marijuana has raised some concerns from foes. But marijuana is really no different than alcohol. And if they want to eliminate marijuana, they should eliminate alcohol, too, from our retail stores. By Ray Hanania Anybody…

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot seemed to treat Alderman Carrie Austin, who is African American, differently from how she treated Alderman Edward M. Burke, who is White. Both aldermen were targets of FBI office raids when Lightfoot slammed Burke but was caution on Austin By Ray…

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons A Lyons Police squad car pulled over a vehicle on a routine traffic stop involving excessive speeding at around 5:45 PM on Ogden Avenue between White and Leland Streets in the Village of Lyons on Tuesday. Immediately, the male driver jump out of…

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