Strong opposition appears to have torpedoed plans for a strip club in southwest suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.
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.
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.
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.
Former 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.
A 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.
The 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.
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.
It is unclear whether a strip club will open as scheduled next door to a Roman Catholic convent in west suburban Stone Park.
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.
Two Chicago men are facing criminal charges, after allegedly kicking and biting two police officers who tried to arrest them outside a Far South Side strip club early Sunday morning.
A south suburban lawmaker who wants to tax strip club admissions says the jokes about it are missing the point.
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.
Some nuns in western suburban Stone Park are working to keep a strip club from opening next to their convent.
A southwest suburban police officer is in trouble with his own department, and two other officers might be in trouble too, following a trip to a law enforcement conference downstate.
Southwest suburban Chicago Ridge plan commissioners on Thursday night shot down a proposed strip club, denying a zoning variance that would’ve allowed liquor sales in a light-manufacturing zone.
Three patrons of a south suburban strip club claim that they were assaulted by employees and then again by the Harvey Police officers who arrested them.
A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Northlake.
A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Hanover Park.