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Surveillance video of a police raid on a West Side tanning salon. (Credit: Hamilton Law Office)

City Poised To Pay $150,000 To Salon Manager Cop Berated During Raid

City attorney Leslie Darling told committee members Monday videotape shows Jianqing Klyzek resisting arrest and an officer striking her after she was handcuffed. Darling said comments made by police could inflame a jury.

09/08/2014

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Stay In The Real-Life Grand Budapest Hotel

The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.

03/21/2014

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Chicago’s Best Luxury Spas

April is Stress Awareness Month — are you aware of how stressed out you are? If you’ve been bustling around town, you might want to stop for a minute and take some time for yourself. Here in Chicago, the city offers some amazing spas to help check out of the real world for a while and take some much needed “me time.”

04/25/2013

After an investigation, a warrant for one count of prostitution was issued for 41-year-old Xiaohong Wu with a $25,000 bond. (Credit: Libertyville Police Dept.)

NW Suburban Spa Busted Again For Prostitution

For the second time in less than two weeks, an employee of a northwest suburban Libertyville spa has been arrested on prostitution charges.

01/18/2013

Myong Sim Tarver, 55, of Los Angeles, was charged with one count of prostitution and one count of practicing massage therapy without a license. (Warrenville Police Dept.)

Woman, 55, Arrested In Warrenville Prostitution Sting

Police had observed an inordinate amount of customers frequenting a Warrenville spa for very short periods of time. They made an arrest Friday.

03/16/2012

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Chicago Indulgences: Spoil Your Special Someone

Little gifts and romantic gestures need no occasion when you’re head over heels for a special someone. Still, there are times when it’s more than appropriate to pull out all the stops and really layer on the indulgence. While it is the thought that counts, we’ve picked some delightful goods and experiences that are sure to win some hearts (or at least serious Brownie points).

01/31/2012

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Police: Villa Park Spa Was Offering More Than Massages

Two employees of a spa in Villa Park were doing more than giving massages, police say.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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Mother’s Day Spa Specials

Nobody works harder than a mom. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to give something to mom to show her how much you truly appreciate her. Give mom a spa package to make up for all the years of macaroni heart-shaped wreaths and let her sit back and relax in a calming bliss.

05/04/2011

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Evanston Spa Workers Busted For Prostitution

Two workers at a massage parlor in an upscale district of Evanston have been charged with prostitution.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

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State Warns Of Spa Dangers

State officials are reminding the public to be extra careful at spas, after a growing number of reports of infections or injuries.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010

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Spa Goers And Gift Givers Warned On Safety

State officials in Illinois say they’re seeing increasing reports of infection and injury at spas–and “med spas”–because of untrained and unsupervised attendants.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2010