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Twitter reacts to Bears winning the NFC North
Chicago Bears fans have been waiting a long, long time to be relevant again. After Sunday’s 24-17 victory over the Packers, one that secured the first NFC North title for the Bears since 2010, the city of Chicago is officially back.
5 New Oak Lawn Area Homes For Sale
OAK LAWN, IL — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Fear not! To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Man dies trying to save dog at McKinley Park Lagoon
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man who died after jumping into the McKinley Park Lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side trying to rescue a dog has been identified. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Tao Jiang, of Chicago, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. The cause of death was accidenta
Snow, Rain Return After Dry Start To Week: Illinois Weather
The chance for snow and rain will return mid-week, after several days of dry and sunny weather. First, it will be dry and sunny on Monday and Tuesday, with temps near 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Packers Must Sit Aaron Rodgers for Rest of Year After Latest Injury Scare
The Green Bay Packers' major letdown of a 2018 season is almost entirely in the books. Constant injuries to the entire roster, the firing of long-time head coach Mike McCarthy, and now the tough Week 15 loss to their rival Chicago Bears put a stamp on this brutal campaign.
15 shot — 1 fatally — since Friday evening
A man has been killed and 14 others wounded in shootings throughout Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday. The man was killed Saturday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. At 1:59 a.m., a 31-year-old man was standing outside in the 4800 block of West Quincy when he was struck by a bullet, Chic
Hinsdale South High School reports 10% truancy rate
The truancy rate at Hinsdale South High School rose to 10 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a West Cook News analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
Two ChristmasWithoutCancer Bikes Bring A Little Something Extra
The opening-day guesses to win the annual Christmas bike contest always range in number from one to 1 million and that's to be expected when parents are guessing for toddlers and grade school children are posting their own guesses.
Cicero West Elementary School reports 20% truancy rate
The truancy rate at Cicero West Elementary School rose to 20 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a West Cook News analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
Judge sets Jason Van Dyke sentencing date
CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS) - The sentencing hearing for Jason Van Dyke has been set for Jan. 18. Jason Van Dyke appeared in Cook County court Friday for the second time since his conviction. Judge Vincent Gaughan denied motions to have this murder and aggravated battery convictions overturned, or to get
2 Masked Men Rob Domino's In Oak Lawn After Midnight
OAK LAWN, IL - Oak Lawn police responded to an armed robbery early Friday morning at the Domin's Pizza restaurant on 90th and Cicero. Ross Finnelly, division chief of the Oak Lawn Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division, said there are two suspects: both black men who were wearing masks
Oak Lawn Man Killed In Indiana Plane Crash
VALPARAISO, IN - An Oak Lawn man was killed Thursday morning when his plane crashed at the Porter County Regional Airport in Valparaiso. Authorities have identified the victim and only occupant of the plane as Azam J. Zayed, the Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana and other media outlets have reported
Illinois A/G alleges California woman sold tickets to fake events in Illinois
CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan alleges a California woman sells tickets to fake festivals and events and pockets consumers' money. Madigan's office filed suit on behalf of the state of Illinois on Dec. 5 in Cook County Circuit Court against Kristen Yvette Martin, doing business as Expo Netw
The Bulls May Not Pay Jabari Parker to Not Play Defense Much Longer
When Jabari Parker signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls this summer, it looked like a chance for the former no. 2 overall draft pick to relaunch his career after a frustrating and injury-ravaged four years in Milwaukee. Maybe Parker’s well-publicized defensive failings would rear their ugly
Despite pension funding challenges, Oak Lawn passes budget without tax increase
For the sixth consecutive year, Oak Lawn has approved a budget that lowers property taxes, officials said. The village board Tuesday approved a $58.6 million budget that includes no layoffs and slightly reduces the tax levy by about $65,000.
Victim In Funeral Home Shooting Flees Christ Hospital
OAK LAWN, IL - Police in Bridgeview are now looking for both the suspect and victim from a shooting incident that occurred inside the Hann Funeral Home Wednesday night as the victim fled from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after he was treated later that night.
Lawsuit alleges DCFS kept kids in psychiatric hospitals for longer than necessary
CHICAGO — The acting Cook County Public Guardian filed suit against DCFS Thursday, alleging the agency engaged in inhumane practices by keeping kids in psychiatric hospitals after they'd been cleared for discharge.
5 important stories you need to know from yesterday: Man who died in Porter County plane crash identified
VALPARAISO — The identity of the man who died in a plane crash Thursday morning at the Porter County Regional Airport has been identified by police. Azam J. Zayed, 40, of Oak Lawn, Ill., was the sole occupant of the plane, according to the Porter County Sheriff's Office.
Jabari Parker Is ‘Not Expecting’ His Removal From The Bulls’ Rotation To Be Permanent
Things in Chicago get stranger by the day. It’s been a tumultuous transition from former head coach Fred Hoiburg, who was fired after the Chicago Bulls got off to a 5-19 start to the season, to interim head coach Jim Boylen. The team lost by 56 points to the Boston Celtics, a franchise record. Then
Members of Oak Lawn church prepare for holidays and wait for new pastor
Members of Pilgrim Faith Church in Oak Lawn are preparing for the holidays with a variety of activities and expectations for the future. The Rev. Lark Hapke has been serving as the interim pastor at Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., since Sept. 1. Her focus is to continue the