State Review Board Allows Westlake Hospital Owners To Close Facility; Court Fight Continues For NowA judge’s order to keep Westlake Hospital open has expired, a day after the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board granted the owners’ request to shut down the hospital in 45 days, but Melrose Park officials vow to continue the fight to keep Westlake open.
Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Keeps Westlake Hospital Open For NowWestlake Hospital in Melrose Park appears to be saved again, at least temporarily, after a series of back-and fourth court rulings over the future of the hospital.
Appeals Court Lifts Restraining Order Preventing Westlake Hospital From Cutting ServicesAn Illinois Appellate Court panel has lifted a restraining order that had prohibited the owners of Westlake Hospital from reducing services.
Owners Offer To Transfer Westlake Hospital To Melrose Park, Village Accuses Company Of 'Publicity Stunt'Amid a fight over efforts to close Westlake Hospital, its owners have offered to transfer control of the hospital to the village of Melrose Park.
Judge: Westlake Hospital To Stay Open For 2 WeeksWestlake Hospital in Melrose Park is staying open for the next two weeks, at least.
Hearing Scheduled In Dispute Over Possible Westlake Hospital ClosureThe owners of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park will be in court Tuesday morning, to face accusations they violated a Cook County judge’s order preventing them from changing staffing levels or reducing services.
Village Of Melrose Park Says Westlake Hospital's Owners Violating Temporary Restraining OrderA day after a Cook County judge issued a temporary restraining order, employees say the owners of Westlake Hospital have violated it.
Westlake Hospital Moves To Suspend Services; Melrose Park Seeks To Block Owners From ClosingThe owners of Westlake Hospital said they are suspending services, due to a declining number of patients and staff, but officials in Melrose Park plan to ask a judge to force the hospital to stay open.
How Much Longer Will Westlake Hospital Stay Open?Weeks after a public feud between the Village of Melrose Park and the company buying Westlake Hospital there, the village fears the hospital will close its doors.
Protest Planned To Save Westlake HospitalLawmakers and community leaders are planning a protest Monday hoping to stop the planned closure of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.
Former President George H.W. Bush Funeral Locomotive Stops In Melrose ParkAccording to Union Pacific's website, the George Bush 4141 is traveling to some of its facilities to give employees an opportunity to see it.
Woman Killed, Man Injured When Freight Train Hits Car In Melrose ParkThe car was headed south on 19th Avenue near Main Street in Melrose Park around 2 a.m., when the driver went around the crossing gates, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.
Person Of Interest Questioned In Fatal Melrose Park StabbingOfficers were called just before midnight to a home in the 1500 block of North Roberta Avenue, and found two people stabbed, according to Andrew Mack, spokesman for the village of Melrose Park.
Questions Emerge Surrounding Search For Teen Who Jumped Into RiverThe Cook County Commissioner called on an investigation into why it took five days to find Cameron Sanders' body in the Des Plaines River.
Missing Teen's Body Found In Des Plaines River Near Melrose ParkThe body of a missing teenager has been found in the Des Plaines River, not far from the bridge where he jumped in the water on Saturday.