SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A state lawmaker who's trying to expand legalized gambling in Illinois is offering the General Assembly two choices, including one plan that would create a mega-casino in Chicago but nothing else in the state.
Municipal officials in both Lansing and South Holland have long been on the record as saying they are not interested in a casino, but they are more than willing to share in the profits if one is built in a nearby community.
CHICAGO | Stagg High School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a namesake event April 12 at the University of Chicago’s Bartlett Hall, where Amos Alonzo Stagg served as associate professor and director of athletics.
TINLEY PARK | At a time when Illinois communities prepare to fight over which may receive a proposed casino, one local group said south suburban communities should share in the potential for financial benefits.
TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south suburbs that wish to be the home of a proposed south suburban casino, and even a few that do not.
When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.
Lansing crews working 12-hour shifts to clear roads
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.
Region residents will want to get their long johns ready as temperatures are expected to reach dangerous levels below zero.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Robert Storman is ending a 42-year career that saw him work in public relations for assorted government interests in Chicago and the south suburbs.
HARVEY | Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Jeannette Landowski, of Glenwood, share quite a bit in common.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Village officials used a south suburban forum to tout their own development plans for the next decade, saying Friday the improvements have the potential to benefit surrounding communities.
CRETE | Village officials are looking forward to a study by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association on the potential for economic development around Ill. 394 and Ill. 1.
CHICAGO | Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington, D.C., to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture judgment — part of his sentence for illegally dipping into his campaign coffers and spending the money on rock 'n' roll memorabilia, furs capes, vacations…
Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., leaves federal court in Washington on Aug. 14. Prison-bound Jackson plans to sell his home in Washington to help pay $750,000 in penalties stemming from his sentence for illegally spending campaign funds on personal items.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers reopened talks Wednesday on a gambling expansion measure in the hopes of reaching a deal that could get through the Legislature and win the approval of Gov. Pat Quinn, only to see the same issues that doomed earlier proposals resurface.
CHICAGO | The sponsor of a bill that would add five new casinos in Illinois and allow slot machines at both major Chicago airports plans to revive talks on the measure when the Legislature meets next week.
MARKHAM | A Cook County judge will decide Friday how much money the owners of the Lincoln Mall shopping center in Matteson must provide to cover the cost of repairs needed for the facility’s survival.
TINLEY PARK | Ingalls Memorial Hospital will host The Fall Reveal, its 15th annual fashion show, Sept. 18, at the Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park.
POSEN | A new ramp connecting northbound Interstate 57 to the northbound Tri-State Tollway will bring thousands of jobs and better transportation to the Southland, Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday.
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