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1 hr ago | WaterWorld
July 31, 2014 -- An Intergovernmental Agreement has recently been established between the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and the City of Chicago for the recycling of tree debris to be used as a bulking agent to compost biosolids generated by wastewater processing.
6 hrs ago | OakLeaves
A third man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that took place on the 200 block of Clinton Avenue in Oak Park earlier this month.
10 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago
No one was hurt but a garage was destroyed in a fire and possible explosion early Thursday in an unincorporated area near south suburban Alsip.
13 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is leaving a West Side police commander in his post despite an April recommendation by the city's Independent Police Review Authority that his police powers be stripped.
Arlington Heights: Home security tips, business expo, fire truck and police vehicle displays, demonstrations from the police K-9 unit and the Cook County bomb squad, food vendors, inflatable bounce houses, balloons, free Popsicles and popcorn for kids and live music at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at North School Park, 410 N. Arlington Heights Road.
The trial of a South suburban woman accused of supplying a fatal dose of heroin to her friend in Wheaton is set to begin Thursday afternoon.
A Wheeling teenager involved in a fatal automobile accident last December has pleaded guilty to reckless driving, court records show.
A Hoffman Estates fire lieutenant is scheduled to return to court Friday, Aug. 1, on a misdemeanor charge of battery, stemming from an allegation he pushed and punched a Bartlett man last month during a traffic altercation in Hoffman Estates.
Lyons police acting on a tip from police in Wisconsin that a murder suspect might be hiding out in the southwest suburbs picked him up last week without incident.
A debt collector defrauds mom and pop businesses, leasing them a defective credit card processing machine, then suing to collect on a forged four-year lease, business owners claim in a class action.
By the time the train reached Roosevelt, its next stop, prosecutors said the thieves had collected purses, wallets, cash and cellphones in a black backpack - and were ready to flee.
A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire, police said.
An 86-year-old man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood phone store by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say he ignored a basic rule of carrying a gun in public: Don't try to be a hero.
A Palatine man accused of throwing an unprovoked punch that fatally injured a 26-year-old man outside a bar is in custody on a newly filed charge of first-degree murder, police said Tuesday.
Gov. Pat Quinn, seen here last week at a construction program bill signing, today approved a measure that asks voters this fall if income above $1 million should be taxed at a higher rate.
Maureen Riedy, president of Visit Lake County, discusses tourism numbers during an event Monday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.
A man who Kenilworth police reported allegedly drove an estimated 40 miles over the speed limit while arguing with his girlfriend now faces a charge of aggravated speeding in connection with the July 22 incident.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:32 pm
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