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A discovery recount for the race for 6th Ward alderman for the city of Park Ridge failed to significantly alter the result of the spring election. Vincent LaVecchia requested that the Cook County Clerk's Office hold a discovery recount after losing to...
Illinois legislators may have voted to legalize medical marijuana, but the police chiefs of three Maine Township communities say the proposed measure could spread the drug's availability and challenge their ability to curb impaired driving. William...
After being defeated by just 20 votes in the race for Park Ridge's 6th Ward alderman, Vincent LaVecchia requested that the Cook County clerk's office hold a discovery recount. "The integrity of the vote is extremely important," said LaVecchia, who...
Tags: Voting, Politics, Elections, Chicago Elections, Business
Tribune reporterSPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified...
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
Five people, including two children, were injured in a collision involving five vehicles Tuesday on Chicago's Northwest Side. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street in the Portage Park neighborhood. One...
Tags: Portage Park, Addison, Hospitals and Clinics
The following were taken from Wilmette, Winnetka and Kenilworth police reports: Wilmette •On April 28, a resident in the 400 block of Linden Avenue discovered fishing tackle and a camping lantern had been taken from his storage area. Other...
Tags: Theft, Crimes, Apple iPod, Wilmette, Craigslist, Inc.
As floodwaters slowly start to recede in Des Plaines, city officials said it could be weeks before the full extent of the damage is known. Last week's storm left a swath of damage across much of the city as the Des Plaines River swelled to a record-...
More rain fell over the Chicago area Tuesday, slowing cleanup and damage assessment work just as widespread — and in many cases record-breaking — floodwaters had begun to recede. Lisle: Some private wells contaminated Village officials...
Park Ridge experienced its first murder in more than half a decade, yet the overall crime rate also dropped to its lowest level in that same time frame. Firefighters fielded more than 4,000 calls for service for the 10th consecutive year, while the city...
Tags: Theft, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice
With a campaign message centered on "moving forward," Des Plaines appears to have moved forward with possibly the city's youngest mayor at the helm. Ald. Matt Bogusz, 26, claimed victory in the mayoral race, receiving 54 percent of the votes with all...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Des Plaines, Referenda
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