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Crestwood Water Tower

Application For Strip Club In Crestwood Withdrawn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.

09/22/2014

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

Steve Manning, now known as Steve Mandell, in 2005. (CBS File Photo)

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.

02/13/2014

Steve Manning, now known as Steve Mandell, in 2005. (CBS File Photo)

Feds: Ex-Cop Planned Murder With Meat Cleaver, Ambien, Torture Chamber

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.

02/12/2014

Strip Club Shooting

Man Shot, Wounded Outside Far South Side Strip Club

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.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Christopher Vaughn Spent Nearly $5,000 At Strip Club Before Family Killed

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.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

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

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

Taylor Bryant-Anderson

Police: Men Kicked, Bit Officers Who Arrested Them At Strip Club

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.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Strip Club

Lawmaker Proposes Strip Club Tax To Fund Rape Crisis Centers

A south suburban lawmaker who wants to tax strip club admissions says the jokes about it are missing the point.

02/17/2012

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

Strip Club

Suburban Cop Suspended For Peoria Strip Club Fight

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.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Strip Club

Strip Club Won’t Be Coming To Chicago Ridge

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.

03/25/2011

Strip Club

Patrons Sue Strip Club And Cops

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.

12/22/2010

Firefighters pour water on the All Stars Gentlemen's Club in Northlake. (CBS)

UPDATED: Fire Rages In Northlake Strip Club

A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Northlake.

12/07/2010

Firefighters pour water on the All Stars Gentlemen's Club in Northlake. (CBS)

Fire Rages In Northlake Strip Club

A smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday, apparently caused by a roofer’s torch, gutted a gentlemen’s club in west suburban Hanover Park.

12/07/2010