Starting next week, Shepard High School science students will use solar power to turn cooking oil waste into clean biofuel
The government is asking a federal judge to give the former Crestwood police chief and a former water department operator up to 21 and 27 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in a scheme to use polluted well water in the village’s water supply for more than two decades.
His wife of 31 years was killed in a car accident involving unusual circumstances, but Robert Shattuck is not bitter or angry.
Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.
Linda Schattuck, 60, was hurt in the Aug. 8 traffic crash in the 13900 block of South Cicero Avenue
The Stanley Cup drew a big crowd in southwest suburban Crestwood on Wednesday, as hundreds of Blackhawks fans waited in line – many of them for several hours – for a glimpse of the legendary trophy.
The former Crestwood water department head accused of lying to investigators about the village’s use of tainted well water in its drinking supply has been found guilty of the federal charges.
A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.
Underway at this hour, jury selection in the case of contaminated water in far south suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Crestwood’s former certified water operator pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he lied to regulators about mixing water from a tainted well with the village water supply.
Jim Sylvester, 21, had gone missing March 28. He was distraught over a relationship breakup and had contacted friends and said, “Tell everyone I’m sorry,” according to police.
A relative of James Sylvester says he was last seen at home Wednesday night. A friend later told the family he received an “alarming” message from Sylvester.
Three suspects are wanted for abducting a 69 year-old and terrorizing her. Police say the men grabbed the woman shortly after she left a fast food restaurant in the southwest suburbs.
About 3,000 children who live in suburban Cook County got free coats on Thursday.
While Americans are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, one Crestwood family will have even more to celebrate – the safe homecoming of a soldier who had been serving in Afghanistan.
Two south suburban Crestwood officials indicted on federal charges in the village’s tainted drinking water scandal will be going to trial in August, according to a recent U.S. District Court filing.
A Palos Hills man has been charged with stealing a donation jar intended for a cancer patient, after he turned himself in.
A customer at a Crestwood convenience store brazenly stole a donation jar set out to benefit a young woman battling cancer. Police hope surveillance tape — and the public — will help catch the culprit.
After spending days on the run, two more suspects are in custody in connection with an armed robbery in the south suburbs.
Four people were seriously injured in a five-vehicle crash in south suburban Crestwood Wednesday evening, fire officials said.