FORD HEIGHTS | Cook County Sheriff's police are investigating three arson cases in Ford Heights. All occurred during one week.
First Midwest Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Midwest Bank, reported an 80 percent increase in net income last quarter after seeing its loan business pick up and selling off an ownership stake during a company's initial public offering.
A man was run over and killed by a car Wednesday morning after losing control of his moped on an icy Calumet Township road and landing in the street.
TINLEY PARK | Gov. Pat Quinn declared himself an ally of Chicago's south suburbs Monday, offering municipalities road repair funds while also reiterating his support for the Illiana Expressway project.
FORD HEIGHTS | Three 16-year-old boys are being charged as juveniles in the severe beating of a Ford Heights man who was getting off a bus, according to the Cook County sheriff's department.
FORD HEIGHTS | A truck driver died when his semi went off U.S. 30 and crashed near Illinois 394 early Wednesday.
FORD HEIGHTS | A dispatcher with the Ford Heights Fire Department is accused of pawning stolen fire equipment and keeping the cash.
Whether it be a put-back, a rebound or a clutch free throw in the closing minutes of a game, Bloom Township's Johnny Griffin has not missed a beat.
HAMMOND | A Ford Heights man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for dealing heroin, Hammond federal court records show.
FORD HEIGHTS | A 21-year-old Hazel Crest man was arrested and charged with armed robbery and vehicular invasion in connection with an incident in Ford Heights.
It's been a long time since former Cook County State's Attorney Ben Adamowski busted up slot machines for the newspaper cameras.
East Hazel Crest Village President Thomas A. Brown has a problem with the property at 174th and Halsted streets and thinks a casino straddling the line between his village and Homewood may be the answer.
GLENWOOD | The village will sue Chicago Heights over a contract language dispute regarding ownership of the water line through which both municipalities receive water from Hammond.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township High School District 206 board members approved a $50 million budget for the 2012-13 school year.
Illinois residents soon may be able to skip the drive to a casino and instead play their favorite video gambling machine at a local bar, retailer or club.
CHICAGO | A Ford Heights man was sentenced to 80 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and leaving her boyfriend paralyzed following a shooting at a South Side apartment in 2008, the Cook County state's attorney's office said.
The fate of proposed casinos for Chicago and the south suburbs, and their potential to drain gamblers and local tax revenue away from Northwest Indiana, rests in the hands of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
While Calumet City officials are planning an intense effort to persuade other south suburbs to support their desire for a casino, Lynwood officials are taking a wait-and-see stance.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council this week is likely to ask south suburban government officials to support its desire for a casino.
SPRINGFIELD | An Illinois House panel is scheduled to discuss a plan today that could divert more than a billion dollars from local governments to help plug a hole in the state’s underfunded teacher retirement system.
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