Stone Park

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA: Suburban Police, Fire Pension Fund Shortfalls Total $3.3 Billion

Police and fire departments across suburban Cook County might be in line for some budget cuts, as huge pension problems loom, according to a report from a government watchdog.

08/06/2014

Demonstrators held a march and vigil Thursday in protest of a strip club planned for Stone Park. (CBS)

Nuns File Suit, Hold Vigil To Close Neighboring Strip Club

The nuns, several local residents and the village of Melrose Park filed suit Friday seeking to shut Club Allure, which is on the Stone Park-Melrose Park border.

06/20/2014

Protestors march against a strip club in Stone Park. (Credit: Bob Roberts)

Sisters Vs. Strippers: Nuns To Sue Over Strip Club Next Door To Convent

Their lawyer, Tom Brejcha of the Thomas More Society, said state law is clear that adult clubs cannot operate within 1,000 feet of a school or house of worship. The nuns have both, and the club is just over their back fence.

06/18/2014

Demonstrators held a march and vigil Thursday in protest of a strip club planned for Stone Park. (CBS)

Nuns’ Suit: Stone Park Strip Club Has Brought ‘Sexual Misbehavior’ And Loud Music

Nuns who earlier protested the opening of a strip club adjacent to their convent in Stone Park have slapped the village and the club with a suit that seeks to yank the curtain down on the adult entertainment.

06/16/2014

A fire inside a grocery store was raised to a fourth alarm. (CBS).

Huge Fire Wipes Out Stone Park Grocery

It took at least two hours to contain the flames. No one was injured – small consolation to the family that ran the grocery store.

05/28/2013

Sister Noemia Silva talks with CBS 2 about the opposed opening of a strip club in Stone Park. (CBS)

Nuns Launch Latest Assault Against Strip Club In Stone Park

The Get It club was supposed to open in April, but road construction along Lake Street has slowed those plans dramatically. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

07/02/2012

Stone Park Strip Club

Strip Club Next To Stone Park Convent May Be Preparing To Open

It is unclear whether a strip club will open as scheduled next door to a Roman Catholic convent in west suburban Stone Park.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

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FDIC Takes Control Of Wilmette-Based Bank

Premier Bank has become the third Illinois bank to fail this year, and the second this month. State regulators worked with the bank for months in an attempt to save it.

03/24/2012

Demonstrators held a march and vigil Thursday in protest of a strip club planned for Stone Park. (CBS)

Opponents Of Stone Park Strip Club Hold Protest March

Some 200 protestors carrying candles and signs showed up Thursday evening to vent their concerns about the club’s effect on the neighborhood, as well as a Catholic convent nearby, CBS2’s Mike Parker reports.

03/22/2012

Stone Park Strip Club

Strip Club Owner To Nuns: Don’t Judge Us

Some Roman Catholic nuns are trying to stop a planned strip club in west suburban Stone Park, but the owner of the establishment says they shouldn’t judge him.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Strip Club

Stone Park Nuns Fight Against Strip Club Being Built Next Door To Convent

Some nuns in western suburban Stone Park are working to keep a strip club from opening next to their convent.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Car Repair Scam

2 Investigators Expose Auto Repair Scams

A car damaged during a terrible storm is now at the center of multiple state and local criminal investigations. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini exposed the car repair nightmare, and part of an alleged ring of unlicensed auto repair shops in the Chicago area.

CBS 2–12/15/2010