More backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.
The stores to be shuttered are a Sears in Alton, a Sears Grand/Essentials in McHenry and three K-Marts — in Oak Lawn, Zion and Peru.
A southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.
A doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn stands accused of fondling a patient and trying to put her hands on his crotch.
he death of one of two suburban women who collapsed while shoveling snow and died Friday have been attributed to cold exposure.
Friday night was a lucky night for two lottery players in the south suburbs. A Mega Millions player and a Little Lotto player each won $250,000 in drawings held Friday night, according to the Illinois Lottery.
It’s been a year since Eva’s Bridal of Oak Lawn burned to the ground, and on Monday the owner said “thank you” to those who helped it rise from the ashes.
Police are seeking two suspects who allegedly forced an 81-year-old woman to withdraw $9,000 in cash from a bank in south suburban Oak Lawn.
Construction will begin in October on an expansion at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, after state officials approved it this week.
Three men have been charged in a home invasion that led to a police chase through Oak Lawn.
A woman was shot in the arm early Wednesday when three armed males entered her southwest suburban Oak Lawn home.
Sgt. Brad Hojek came home to Oak Lawn, where he’ll get some rest and relaxation before heading back to the hospital.
Two south suburban men have been charged with drug offenses stemming from a police chase and shootout with officers Thursday afternoon at a strip mall that left another suspect dead and four sheriff’s police officers injured.
Two Chicago men face drug charges after Oak Lawn police interrupted a drug deal May 16 in a mobile home park at 90th Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.
A bicyclist from Oak Lawn is dead after crashing into a retail store window.
A 52-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday afternoon after he crashed through a vacant storefront window in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, police said.
For the last eight months, Lance Cpl Chris Smith of Chicago Ridge served with the “Dark Horse” 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. Their suffering, in loss-of-life and in injuries, was considerable.
Eva’s Bridal Shop in Oak Lawn was destroyed in a devastating fire, but five months later, a new family business location is established for the long haul.
A man was charged with aggravated assault, and five other adults and three teenagers were charged with mob action after a street fight.
Teachers and other employees at Oak Lawn Community High School District 229 vote tomorrow on whether to accept smaller pay raises over the next two years or see nearly three dozen of them lose their jobs.
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