Nuns Get Holiday Reprieve From Nearby Strip Club; Lawsuit ContinuesThe Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo have been enjoying a quiet holiday season since the mayor of neighboring Stone Park last month revoked the liquor license of Club Allure, a move that apparently prompted the owners to shut down and stopped the late night sounds of music, motorcycles and fighting the nuns say the club attracts.
Strip Club Next To Convent Has Its Liquor License Revoked: ReportClub Allure attorney and former investor Robert Itzkow says the ruling will be appealed to the state's Liquor Control Commission.
Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Homicide Outside Strip ClubCrews responded at 4:10 a.m. to a call of a fight in the parking lot of Club 390, an adult entertainment club at 390 E. Joe Orr Road, according to Chicago Heights police. Officers found Jose J. Romero on the ground with injuries to his head and body.
Application For Strip Club In Crestwood Withdrawn Strong opposition appears to have torpedoed plans for a strip club in southwest suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.
Nuns File Suit, Hold Vigil To Close Neighboring Strip ClubThe 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.
Sisters Vs. Strippers: Nuns To Sue Over Strip Club Next Door To ConventTheir 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.
Witness In Ex-Cop's Trial: Torture Chamber 'Would Make Stalin Proud'The construction and planning of a torture chamber at his Northwest Side office took center stage in federal court on Wednesday, the second day of what’s expected to be Mandell’s two-week trial for a pair of separate murder plots.
Feds: Ex-Cop Planned Murder With Meat Cleaver, Ambien, Torture ChamberFormer Chicago cop Steve Mandell and alleged accomplice Gary Engel aimed to pose as cops to abduct Riverside businessman Steve Campbell, tie him to a wheelchair, blindfold him, mutilate his genitals, then drug him with Ambien sleep pills and kill him, federal prosecutors said.
Man Shot, Wounded Outside Far South Side Strip ClubA man in his 20s was fighting for his life Tuesday morning, after being shot multiple times while standing out a Far South Side strip club.
Christopher Vaughn Spent Nearly $5,000 At Strip Club Before Family KilledThe manager of a suburban strip club testified Thursday that Christopher Vaughn spent nearly $5,000 at the club during two visits in the days before his family was killed in 2007.
Nuns Launch Latest Assault Against Strip Club In Stone ParkThe 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.
Strip Club Next To Stone Park Convent May Be Preparing To OpenIt is unclear whether a strip club will open as scheduled next door to a Roman Catholic convent in west suburban Stone Park.