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As South Side and south suburban Chicago Transit Authority riders figure out the best way to get to work and other activities Monday without Red Line Dan Ryan service, a new analysis shows that the CTA's fare increases for one-day and seven-day passes...
An ice storm is slowing morning commuters, but there's no stopping the 10 members of the Sewing Circle who convene at a Geneva church for their quilting bee. "When I was out of town, I missed them," said Joanne Wagner. "When I'm in town, I'm here...
Tribune reporterA River Forest woman called 911 after being physically and sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance with a sword, River Forest police announced Friday. According to a press release, a 43-year-old woman called police early Thursday and reported that...
Tags: Sex Crimes, River Forest, Abusive Behavior, Trials
Restoration work on the University of Illinois' Alma Mater sculpture is taking longer than expected, and the landmark statue won't be back on campus until the 2014 academic year. According to a story on the university web site, the 5-ton work by...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Renovation, Arts, Sculpture
News briefs from Oak Park, La Grange and Forest Park. Oak Park Nominations sought to honor health leaders Oak Park's Department of Public Health is seeking nominations for people who made "exceptional contributions" to improving the health of...
Tags: Cook County Government, Oak Park, La Grange, Health
Forest Park and River Forest have received a $1.34 million state grant to extend streetscaping on Madison Street west about 3 1/2 blocks from Desplaines Avenue to Van Buren Street. Administrators from both villages say they hope to copy the success...
Tags: Economic Policy, Agriculture, River Forest
Tribune reporterA Forest Park man was shot at a gas station near the Eisenhower Expressway on the West Side this morning, officials said. The shooting occurred around 4:30 a.m. after the victim, Gregory Bady, 28, got into an argument with another person at the gas...
A West Side man was apparently electrocuted this evening in Forest Park when he made contact with the electrified third rail in a CTA train yard. Ray Lynch, 66, of the 3500 block of West Van Buren Street, was found on the electrified rail in the 700...
Tribune reporterIf you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below? Check out the Illinois Department of...
Tags: Burr Ridge, Frankfort, Elgin, Glencoe, Lake Forest
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Transit Authority shut off power between the Pulaski Road and Forest Park Blue Line stops as police searched for an armed man on the West Side tonight, authorities said. Two people were arrested but it's unclear if a weapon was recovered,...
Staff reporterCome out to the Mardi Gras Auction Dinner Dance February 18, 2012 from 6-11 pm at School Hall. Live entertainment provided by West End Jazz band Followed by DJ music Great Auction items Raffle baskets Food catered by Shanahans in Forest Park. This is an...
Tags: Auction Service, Mardi Gras, Berwyn
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