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Businesses in Chicago's West Loop Building Forced to Leave so Migrants Can Move inNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Police Superintendent Nominee, Larry Snelling, Clears First Confirmation HurdleNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Popular grocer opens another store in IllinoisKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Popular grocer opens another store in Illinois
A growing food chain recently opened another new store location in Illinois. Read on to learn more. On Saturday, September 16, 2023, the growing supermarket chain Cermak Fresh Market celebrated the grand opening of its newest Illinois location in Melrose Park, according to local sources.
Des Plaines Nightlife: A Guide to the 3 Must-Try Pubs
In this article, we explore three exceptional pubs in Des Plaines. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Police: 2 teens killed in Palatine shooting were victims of targeted, gang-related incident
PALATINE, Ill. — Police are offering new details on a shooting that left two teen boys dead in Palatine last week. Palatine police say the two teen boys appear to have both been targeted as a result of a gang-related incident. The apparent suspect vehicle has also been recovered, but police say no one is […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in West Chicago, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around West Chicago.
Weekly Safety Report: Theft and Robbery Incidents in Hinsdale, Illinois
This week in Hinsdale, Illinois, there were two incidents of theft and robbery. In the first incident, a man accused of stealing $68,000 worth of merchandise from a boutique shop was released from custody under the new Illinois SAFE-T Act law. The second incident involved an armed robbery at a Verizon store, where two offenders fled the scene and one was taken into custody while the other remains at large.
Illinois no cash bail: After Safe-T Act takes effect, states attorneys voice concerns
Less than a week after the Safe-T Act took effect, eliminating cash bail in Illinois, some state's attorneys are voicing concerns about defendants being released pretrial.
Elgin Police Thwart Attempted Armed Robbery; Suspect In Custody
Elgin police officers arrested a 30-year-old Elgin man Wednesday evening after thwarting an alleged attempted armed robbery. EPD was dispatched to the 0-99 block of South State Street at approximately 9pm Wednessday for a report of a subject with a weapon and a possible attempted armed robbery. Upon arriving at the scene, officers immediately took the suspect into custody and recovered a firearm.
Guests invited to enjoy Oktoberfest at Brookfield Zoo
CHICAGO (CBS)-- Grab a pint and your lederhosen! Oktoberfest is on at Brookfield Zoo.Guests are invited to stop by the zoo's east mall to enjoy live polka music, authentic German food, and lots of beer.It's taking place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Oktoberfest is free with general admission tickets.
Weekly Safety Report: Cocaine Sale, Text Scam, and Video Evidence Streamlining in Naperville, Illinois
This week in Naperville, Illinois, there were three incidents that occurred. An Aurora man was charged with selling cocaine in the Naperville area after a month-long investigation by the police. Another incident involved a text scam where scammers posed as customer service agents and tricked residents into revealing their PIN numbers. Lastly, the Naperville Police Department streamlined their video evidence process by deploying a cloud-based system for recording and storing video evidence.
Man charged with armed robbery at Verizon store in Addison; Suspect, accomplice flee with more than $37,000 in merchandise
DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Timothy “Bill” Hayden announced on Friday, Sept. 15 that bond had been denied for a Chicago man accused of robbing an Addison Verizon store at gunpoint. Diamonte Walls, 25, appeared at a bond hearing where Judge...
La Grange, Illinois: A Historic Suburb with Modern Amenities Close to Chicago
La Grange, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, combines modern amenities with a historical setting. Known for its thriving downtown and stylish architecture, this town of approximately 16,000 people offers much more than its geographical location. It's an ideal place for boutique shopping and dining, notably at Palmer Place, known for its excellent burgers and pints.
Impressive Park Ridge Home Sells for $1.1M
A stunning 3-story house near Park Ridge, Illinois recently sold for an impressive $1,100,000 on September 20th. Located at 500 Leonard St, Park Ridge, IL, 60068, this spacious home boasts 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, making it an ideal choice for families or those who enjoy having ample space.
Charming Evanston House Sells for $930K
A charming 3-story house near Evanston, Illinois recently found its new owners, selling for a price of $930,000 on September 22nd. Located at 748 Judson Ave, Evanston, IL, 60202, this home offers a spacious and comfortable living space with a generous 3,049 square feet. With 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, this house provides ample room for a growing family.
Carpentersville liquor store has sold multimillion-dollar winning lottery tickets twice
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. (CBS) -- If you're looking for a lottery win, a far northwest suburban liquor store may be the place to boost your odds.The owner of Shar's Armanetti Fine Wines and Spirits, at 222 W. Main St. in Carpentersville, now calls it "the lucky store." This week, one of its regular customers won $3 million on a scratch-off ticket.This week, one of its regular customers spent $30 on Titanium Black 7s instant tickets, and won $3 million. The store owner, Dhiren Patel, said she thanked him right away.She scratched the ticket right in front of me after purchasing it...
Highland Park Police Respond to Bomb Threat at Red Oak School: Increased Safety Measures in Place
The Highland Park Police Department received a bomb threat report for Red Oak School on September 22, 2023, from an out-of-state law enforcement agency. The threat wasn't specific to any location in Highland Park. A detailed search of the school, including the use of bomb-detection dogs, found no credible threat.
Elmhurst officers honored
Elmhurst Police Chief Michael McLean (right) presents commendations to (from left): Officers Ostrega and Elizalde for outstanding service in an emergency situation due to their assistance with a 67-year-old man who suddenly went into cardiac arrest. The Elmhurst officers were able to use an AED and continued chest compressions until medical assistance came to take the man to a hospital, where he later recovered. The man’s family (who asked not to be identified in the newspaper) was very grateful and wanted to do something special to recognize Ostrega and Elizalde. Each was given a teddy bear – when you press one paw, the bear offers nice, uplifting phrases, but if you press the other, you can hear thank-you messages recorded by individual members of the grateful family.
Savor the Flavor: Unmissable Pubs in Forest Park
This article presents a tour of three charming pubs located in Forest Park. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Brookfield Zoo receives $40M donation
BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Brookfield Zoo announced this week that it received the largest single private contribution in the organization’s history. According to the Chicago Zoological Society, the zoo received a $40 million private contribution from a family who wishes to remain anonymous. The zoological society says the generous donation is the largest the zoo has received in its 89-year history.
Summit armed robbery ends with Markham barricade; suspect dead, spokesman says
An armed robbery in south suburban Summit ended with a barricade situation and standoff in Markham Thursday, law enforcement said.
Chicago Billionaire Sparks Outrage Destroying Lake Michigan Bluffs to Build $44M Mansion Increasing
Winnetka Village Council belatedly considers regulations intended to protect bluffs that safeguard shoreline. In a controversial move that has ignited outrage among environmentalists, Winnetka Village Council Members and local residents, Chicago billionaire tycoon Justin Ishbia is facing scrutiny for demolishing Lake Michigan shorefront bluffs, which serve as a natural barrier against flooding. Ishbia plans to build a $44 million mega-mansion right on the water's edge.