| Jun 1, 2011
| 2:39 AM
Cook County officials will begin scaling back services at Oak Forest Hospital today, but won’t shutter it in the face of opposition from unions and a state regulatory board.
The intensive care unit and acute rehabilitation department will be...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Week 6 – Sept. 24-30
All games 7:30 unless noted.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS
Prosser vs. Mather, 4:15 at Winnemac
CHICAGO GREAT LAKES
Westinghouse vs. Payton, 7:15 at Lane
CHICAGO ILLINI LAND OF LINCOLN
Phillips vs. King, 4:...
| Sep 14, 2009
A day after Christopher Kelly died in Chicago, a host of questions remained Sunday about the final hours of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's onetime top adviser, who was about to start serving a prison term.
Police said Sunday that they didn't yet know...
| Aug 6, 2009
Cook County government's medical system will ban smoking entirely at all its hospitals and clinics in November, stubbing out outdoor smoking on its properties, officials said Wednesday.
Smoking has long been banned inside hospitals and clinics, but it...
| Apr 24, 2009
| 1:15 PM
| Apr 24, 2009
Long walks through the winding forest preserve or the tree-lined streets near her Oak Forest home are a favorite pastime for resident Donna Bos, who also enjoys the city's easy access to transportation, nearby grocery and drug stores and "hard-working,...
| Sep 13, 2009
Christopher Kelly saw a bleak future as he prepared to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge last week, with a trial alongside former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still looming.
"I know my life is over," said Kelly, sweating in a blue shirt outside a...
| Jan 29, 2010
By the time Mark Frye visited Cook County Hospital in Oak Forest last fall, the pains in his stomach were weeks old.
The 50-year-old had been without health insurance since he was laid off Oct. 31, 2008. Unable to afford COBRA payments or find a full-...
| Jun 2, 2009
| 10:51 AM
(WGN-AM)- The woman's body found shot to death in the trunk of a car belonging to a missing Oak Forest woman still has not been conclusively identified as that Irma Rodriguez, police said this morning.
Earlier, however, a relative said family members had...
| Jun 3, 2009
| 5:04 AM
(WGN-AM)- Searching for evidence in the shooting death of an Oak Forest woman whose body was found in the trunk of her car, police on Tuesday drained a creek and sifted through trash outside a church.
The Cook County medical examiner's office this...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 11:19 AM
(WGN-AM)- Oak Forest Police are questioning a 16-year-old boy in connection with a fatal stabbing late Sunday at a party, authorities said this morning.
Felix Jimenez, 18, of the 15300 block of Laurel Avenue was pronounced dead at 12:16 a.m. today at...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 5:17 AM
(WGN-AM)- FBI officials said Monday they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves and locating possibly hundreds of bodies that...