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Bomb Squad Removes 50 Pounds Of Explosives Found In Evergreen Park House

Authorities said an elderly man was moving out of his home near 98th and Hamlin on Wendesday, and a caretaker called police after finding 50 pounds of explosives under the stairs in the basement.

05/21/2014

The original Snackville Junction that opened in 1953. (Credit: Facebook)

Snackville Junction Closing After 60 Years Of Serving Up Meals By Train

The end of the line is sadly near for a south suburban restaurant that has charmed children and adults for years.

04/28/2014

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Oak Lawn Village Board Hears Complaints About New 911 System

Oak Lawn’s emergency dispatchers handle calls for several communities, including Evergreen Park. The center was privatized this year in a cost-cutting move and many of the dispatchers lost their jobs.

03/14/2014

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St. Bernadette Among Catholic Schools Slated To Close

Two more Chicago-area Catholic Schools – in Evergreen Park and Midlothian – have been told by the Archdiocese they’ll be closing at the end of the current school year, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

01/11/2014

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Suburban Woman Faces Immigration Charges For Israel Bombing

A suburban Chicago woman of Palestinian descent was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction for a deadly bombing in Israel in 1969.

10/22/2013

Scott Stewart, back at work as a firefighter after 28 years as a Sun-Times photographer, works at the scene of a structure fire in August. (Credit: Facebook)

Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting

“I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago.

09/23/2013

Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. (Credit: CBS)

Christ Hospital Honors Survivors Of Life-Threatening Conditions

They beat long odds to make it through life-threatening medical problems. Today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, five survivors were the guests of honor at an awards luncheon.

09/20/2013

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Indiana Crash Kills Evergreen Park Man

A southwest suburban man was pronounced dead after an early morning motor vehicle accident.

09/02/2013

Fire officials assess the damage at Casual Male in Evergreen Park after the store's roof collapsed. (McKenzie Evans)

Roof Collapses At South Suburban Clothing Store

A retail employee had a close shave Saturday when the roof of a clothing store fell in, moments after she left the building.

01/19/2013

Michael Holton says an Evergreen Park cop tried an unusual shakedown on him after pulling him over for traffic violations. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Man Alleges Unusual Shakedown Attempt By Evergreen Park Cop

Michael Holton claimed, after he was told he’d need $800 to get his car out of the impound after he was ticketed for driving on a suspended license, he could get his car back right away by helping police find a gun on the streets.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

Central Junior High School in Evergreen Park. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Students To Return To Class After Strike Ends

Students in Evergreen Park were headed back to school on Monday, after missing eight days of classes due to a teachers’ strike.

10/15/2012

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Man Shot And Killed While Attending Brother’s Birthday Party In Englewood

What began as a birthday celebration in Englewood ended Friday night in the shooting death of a man described as a dedicated husband and father.

10/13/2012

Teacher Deneen Pajeau and Board President Kathy Rohan announce the end of the teachers' strike in Evergreen Park. (CBS)

Tentative Agreement In Evergreen Park Teachers’ Strike

The school board and teachers in Evergreen Park have reportedly reached a tentative agreement to end the strike.

10/12/2012

Evergreen Park teachers on the picket line on the 7th school day of their strike on Oct. 11, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Church Opens Kids’ Program Amid Teachers’ Strike

With the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park entering its seventh school day, a local church opened its doors on Thursday for a kids’ club.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket during a rally before their latest round of contract talks with School District 124 on Oct. 10, 2012, the sixth school day that was cancelled due to the teachers' strike. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Parents Growing Weary Of Ongoing Teachers’ Strike

After six school days missed due to the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park, parents have started losing their patience with the school district.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

No Deal For Evergreen Park Schools

Teachers walked off the job Oct. 2, but contract negotiations have occurred regularly since then.

10/08/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

Evergreen Park Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week

Negotiations over the weekend failed to settle the ongoing teachers strike in Evergreen Park, as the walkout now enters a second week.

10/08/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

No Teachers Deal In Evergreen Park

Negotiators in Evergreen Park School District 124 met for 6.5 hours Thursday but failed to reach agreement on a contract that would end the teachers strike that entered its fourth day on Friday.

10/05/2012

Evergreen Park Teachers' Strike

Talks Break Down Amid Ongoing Teachers’ Strike In Evergreen Park

Talks to end the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park broke down early Thursday morning, meaning kids will be kept out of class for a third day.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2012

About 1,000 protesters marched on Western Avenue and 95th Street, along the border between Chicago and Evergreen Park, to protest the lack of black workers on local construction crews, including two recent projects near that location. (Credit: CBS)

Key Alderman Plans To Join Businessman’s Protest Of Lack Of Black Construction Jobs

The head of a powerful City Council committee was speaking out Tuesday, in support of Soft Sheen Products founder Edward Gardner, who has led a pair of protests over minority hiring for construction work.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

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