Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday announced nearly $4.3 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing and stabilize communities in three west suburban Cook County communities.
The Forest Park branch of the Blue Line was shut down along its westernmost stretch Friday morning, for a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be a false alarm.
A school bus driver dropped off a five-year-old boy at the wrong stop in Richton Park on the first day of kindergarten earlier this week.
The body of a man was found male was pulled from the Des Plaines River Tuesday in west suburban Forest Park.
Two men have been charged with beating and stomping a 71-year-old grandmother in a Forest Park grocery store parking lot.
Late-night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as maintenance work is expected to cause delays.
Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park are moving ahead with plans to renovate homes and apartment buildings for low- and moderate-income families.
Police said the suspects – two men and a woman – watched the elderly woman inside the Ultra Foods Store at 7520 Roosevelt Road on February 11th and then followed her to the parking lot where the severely beat her.
A driver who allegedly pointed a gun at a motorist during a high-speed chase through the western and northwestern suburbs has been arrested in Rockford.
A man used a hammer to smash five windows of businesses along Roosevelt Road.