| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Father and Son Outings
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:33 AM
Two children were seriously injured when winds from Thursday's storm knocked bricks off a building.
The top of a building in Melrose Park fell onto the sidewalk below after the storm came through.
The wind, rain and heat all played a role in the...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:04 AM
A Northlake man was killed this morning when gun shots were fired through his living room window.
The incident happend shortly after midnight on the 200 block of South 45th Avenue.
The victim was identified as 18-year-old James Romero.
Romero was taken...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A Melrose Park man was charged with arson this week after police say he burned down the home he shared with his father.
David Neubauer, 26, was ordered held on $400,000 bail in a hearing Wednesday in the Maywood branch of Cook County Circuit Court,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:21 PM
A 68-year-old man from the western suburbs has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl after he gave her several shots of liquor, the Cook County sheriff's office announced today.
Ramon Segura of the 10300 block of West Lyndale Avenue in...
| Aug 8, 2011
New U.S. census figures herald a future where Spanish is more likely to be heard inside classrooms and everything from politics to fashion and food will be executed with a Latin flair.
After a steady increase of Latinos in the area due to births and...
| Jul 21, 2009
| 8:30 AM
(WGN-AM)- A 3-year-old boy died Monday in Northwest Suburban Norridge in what police are calling a "tragic accident" after the boy's mother may have accidentally struck him with her car, police said today.
Diego Presa of Melrose Park was pronounced...
| May 18, 2010
| 9:21 AM
June 16--The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will alert consumers to a new online service that could slash energy bills, give them facts on efficiency incentives of up to $1,500, and explain how Melrose Park is a national pioneer in testing "smart-grid"...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 6:01 AM
If improved safety is the goal of red-light cameras, then it is a mission largely unaccomplished for the first crop of area suburbs that raced to install the devices after they became legal in 2006, according to state data.
Accidents rose -- in some...
| Apr 13, 2010
Construction is underway of the "Little Dipper" roller coaster, moved from the now-closed Kiddieland to its new home at Six Flags Great America.
The 60-year-old wooden roller coaster left west suburban Melrose Park for far north suburban Gurnee after...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 8:54 AM
April 22--The Melrose Park Public Library is participating in Money Smart Week 2010 with a workshop called "Slaying the Debt Dragon" from 6:30-7:30PM at 801 Broadway, Melorse Park, IL 60160. The debt dragon has a huge appetite. This presentation will show...