New laws taking effect in Illinois on Jan. 1 touch on a variety of issues ranging from cigarette litterbugs to breast cancer detection and from younger voters to elder abuse.
Antoinette “Toni” Gray, a Maywood insurance agent, is challenging Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch in the March 18 Democratic primary for the 7th District seat in the Illinois House.
River Forest’s new aerial fire engine was returned to its Nebraska manufacturer to determine the extent of the damage caused when a driver miscalculated its height at a viaduct.
A $1 million winning lottery ticket was sold for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing in west suburban Oak Park.
The Chicago Bears have refunded a River Forest family for eight tickets worth $920 after they were stolen last month by family friends, police said.
A Cook County circuit judge ruled Wednesday that Galewood residents cannot appeal the special zoning granted earlier this year to a North Avenue pawn shop.
OPRF's Finance Advisory Committee will deliver its recommendation for handling a controversial $123 million fund balance during a specially-called meeting