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Tribune reporterA south suburban man has been charged in the fatal hit-and-run of a 61-year old man in Tinley Park, officials said. Prosecutors with the Cook County State's Attorney have charged Michael T. Epley, 22, of the 2200 block of Prairie Street in Blue Island,...
Tribune reporterA Blue Island man faces a charge of threatening a public official after he got testy Friday with a Chicago police officer who told him to quit smoking and drinking in a South Side bus shelter, authorities said. Larry E. Hamilton, 42, of the 2100 block...
Tags: Englewood, West Englewood, Prisons, Quitting Smoking
Tribune reporterTwo men were charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man whose body was found in April in an unincorporated area in Thornton Township in the south suburbs, Cook County sheriff's officials said. Brandon Johnson of Harvey and Lester...
Tags: Dwayne Johnson, Calumet Park, Markham, Thornton, Murder
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
Greg Borzo believes, and rightly so, that much of our city's history "hides in plain sight." There is, for instance, the small building in the accompanying photo, Borzo standing near it. Sitting prominently at 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. in Hyde Park,...
Tags: Museums, Criminals, Daniel Burnham, eBay Inc., Hyde Park
Voters in Orland Park next week will need to decide if they want to support three longtime village trustees for re-election or support the lone challenger, whose election would surely change the dynamics of the Village Board. Trustees James Dodge, Kathy...
Dorothy Jean (Keiser) Ingram, 69, of Petoskey, passed away unexpectedly on March 3, 2013, in Punta Gorda, Fla. As the mother of four children and one of seven siblings, Dorothy is survived by many: her long-time partner, Alan Spencley, of Harbor Springs;...
Special to the TribuneMayor Ed Zabrocki announced this week his appointees to a commission that will study whether Tinley Park should adopt term limits for elected officials. The seven-member panel announced at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting include: Ken Slater, a...
Tami Khuntia, the charismatic 2012 president of the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce officially handed her seat over to a calm and collected Marc Lochow during an installation ceremony last week. Their differing leadership styles were on display...
Tribune reporterTwo women accused of leaving four children alone in a home where a fire broke out, killing two of them, were each ordered held on $100,000 bond Monday. Tatiana Meakens, 23, the mother of the four children, and her sister, Britany Meakens, 22, left the...
Tags: Prosecution, Justice System, Lawyers, Fires, Trials
Tribune reporterMetra on Wednesday unveiled the first four of its new “Highliner” cars that will go into service later this week on the Electric District Line. They are the first of 160 cars being built at a new Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing LLC plant in...
Tags: South Chicago, Metra
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