Human Rights Group Believes Chicago-Area Woman Died In Syrian PrisonA human rights monitoring group believes Layla Shweikani, a young American woman from the Chicago suburbs who had been detained two years ago by Bashar al-Assad's regime, was executed by the Syrian government.
Calls For Closure Of Sterigenics After Claims It Emits Cancer-Causing GasConcerned residents packed a community forum in Willowbrook Thursday night, demanding the closure of Sterigenics.
EPA: Sterigenics Tests On Ethylene Oxide May Be MisleadingWednesday, the EPA announced that the testing process for the dangerous drug is flawed and another gas can sometimes be mistaken for ethylene oxide.
Cancer-Causing Chemicals Prompt Lisa Madigan and DuPage County To Ask State To Close Sterigenics In WillowbrookA cancer-causing gas emitted by west suburban company Sterigenics has prompted Lisa Madigan and DuPage County prosecutors to urge the court to shut down the plant.
Illinois Attorney General, DuPage County Prosecutor Sue Sterigenics Over Carcinogenic EmissionsAt least three other lawsuits have been filed against Sterigenics. Cancer survivor Susan Kamuda sued the company in September.
Third Lawsuit Filed Against Willowbrook Facility Linked To Carcinogenic EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publicly share information about tests at a Willowbrook company, suspected of causing cancer and other health issues for people living in close proximity. The news comes after a third lawsuit was announced against Sterigenics on Thursday.
Willowbrook Cancer Concerns Grow Following Report Of Carcinogenic EmissionsThere are serious health concerns in suburban Willowbrook following a new federal report revealing the emissions released by a medical device sterilization company could be harmful.
Study: Illinois Community Faces High Cancer RisksA new federal study shows people living near a contract sterilization company in a western Chicago suburb face some the country's highest cancer risks from toxic air pollution.
Winning $2M Lotto Ticket Bought In WillowbrookThe ticket matched all five winning numbers: 03-07-08-09-23.
Man Sentenced To 68 Years For Willowbrook Home Invasion, Rape68 years. That’s the sentence given today for man accused in a brutal sexual assault at a Willowbrook two years ago.
Survivor Of Brutal Attack To Face Rapist At Sentencing: 'I Defeated Him'"I defeated him. I took him down. He may have tried to do whatever he could to me, but ultimately in the end, I won," Melissa Schuster said.
Cleanup Underway After Willowbrook ExplosionsCrews are working in the southwest suburbs to flush the sanitary sewer system where gasoline spilled Friday, causing several explosions.
UPDATE: It Will Take Days To Clear Groundwater Gasoline LeakInvestigators eventually determined the source: a Speedway gas station in Westmont. They believe fuel leaked from the station into the sewer system that stretches about eight miles.
Fires In Willowbrook, Westmont After Residents Reported Gasoline SmellIn Westmont, there were nearly a dozen small fires and over 100 reports of gasoline odors caused by a leak into the sewer system.
Willowbrook Rejects Modified Gun Club ProposalUnder the latest version, the club would not sell alcohol; would not provide machine guns for rental; and would not be open 24 hours a day.