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Park Ridge: 5 Foreclosed Houses Near You
PARK RIDGE, IL — Do you feel like affordable homes are pretty difficult to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You never know what you might find!
REPORT: White Sox Have 'No Intention' of Trading Jose Abreu
Despite previous reports that he was on the trading block, it appears that Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu will be staying in the Windy City. According to reports, the White Sox have no intention to trade the slugging All-Star.
1 dead, 1 injured in fatal Villa Park house fire
VILLA PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- One person is dead and another has been hospitalized after a house fire in Villa Park early Saturday. Villa Park Fire and Police Departments responded to the fire in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m.
Chicago Bulls Rumors: 5 teams that could trade for Jabari Parker
While some Chicago Bulls rumors try to guess why Jabari Parker fell out of the rotation, we take a look at five teams that could trade for him. What a couple of weeks it has been for the Chicago Bulls. For as long as I have been a fan (my entire life), I cannot think of another time that has created
Where John Wayne Gacy buried the bodies, more; key sites tied to serial killer
It was 40 years ago — Dec. 21, 1978 — that John Wayne Gacy, one of the nation’s most notorious serial killers, was arrested. Within hours, investigators began finding bodies buried in his crawlspace.
Ex-Rosemont sergeant — charged with armed robberies in Park Ridge and Norridge — will seek pension, attorney says
A former Rosemont Public Safety sergeant, who was facing the potential loss of his job due to his September arrest on armed robbery charges, has applied to receive a pension from the village, his attorney said.
Kenneka Jenkins' Family Seeks $50M: Rosemont Hotel Freezer Death
ROSEMONT, IL — The mother of the 19-year-old Chicago woman found dead inside a Rosemont hotel freezer in September 2017 is suing the establishment, more than a year after investigators determined Kenneka Jenkins' death was accidental. According to The Chicago Tribune, Jenkins' family and mother, Ter
Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk involved in fan altercation
It appears as if one Chicago Blackhawks fan took a double loss on Friday night. A video that has popped up on social media shows Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk taking down a fan at United Center.
A $40 million mistake: Jabari Parker appears to be out of Bulls rotation after playing just four minutes
It’s safe to say Jabari Parker won’t be getting a statue outside the United Center when his tenure with the Chicago Bulls is done. Parker appears to have already fallen out of the Bulls’ regular rotation after playing just four minutes during Thursday’s 97-91 loss to the Orlando Magic.
What's Happening This Weekend in Buffalo Grove?
BUFFALO GROVE, IL – The holidays are in full swing, which means there will be plenty of fun events happening in the area in the coming weeks. With the weekend almost here, we've included a roundup of events happening in the coming days below that have been posted by community members on the Buffalo
Mother of Chicago woman found dead in freezer sues hotel
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a woman who was found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel freezer is suing the hotel, its security company and the restaurant that may have been leasing the space where the 19-year-old was found.
Ferrara Candy moving into Old Post Office downtown
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A classic Chicago candy company will be moving into the city's Old Post Office downtown. Thursday, city officials will announce the Ferrara Candy Company is moving its headquarters and 400 jobs from Oakbrook Terrace to Chicago.
Park Ridge police: Teens facing drug charges after traffic stop
The following items were taken from the Park Ridge Police Department bulletin. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. A 17-year-old girl from Park Ridge and two 16-year-old boys from Harwood Heights are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance after they were allegedly found
Judge sets date for sentencing hearing for Jason Van Dyke
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A sentencing hearing for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was set for Jan. 18. Van Dyke appeared in Cook County court on Friday for the second time since being convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald.
Judge rules against Packers fan for Sunday's Bears game
CHICAGO – Green Bay Packers fan Russell Beckman failed to convince a federal judge that she should order the Chicago Bears to let him wear Packers gear before Sunday's football game between the teams at Soldier Field.
Rosemont Responds To Bomb Threat At Office Building
Bomb threats in Rosemont, Des Plaines, Glenview and Wheeling are believed to be part of a national flood of emailed bomb threats made Thursday, Dec. 13. The Rosemont Public Safety Department responded to a call Thursday about a bomb threat made toward Wintrust Financial Center, 9700 W. Higgins Road,
Bomb threats made in Chicago area and nationwide; FBI investigating
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Several sites in the Chicago area have received bomb threats as authorities investigate a series of other threats made nationwide via email to various targets, including schools, public offices, commercial buildings and news organizations.
Park Ridge: 5 Nearby Open Houses To Stop By
PARK RIDGE, IL — If you're in the market for a new home, you've likely already combed through all the online listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these houses are like from the images, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Rosemont police sergeant resigns following armed robbery charges
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- A Rosemont police sergeant arrested September in connection to armed robberies at two northwest suburban gas stations quit his post last month. Edward Karas, 40, of Rosemont, faces one counts each for armed robberies at an Exxon gas station at 8500-West Lawrence Avenue in Norridge
New zoning approved for former Park Ridge medical office site
New zoning was recently approved for a piece of Park Ridge property where a commercial and residential development has been tentatively proposed. The Park Ridge City Council on Dec. 3 voted to rezone five lots at 400-410 Higgins Road from a B-2 general commercial district to a B-1 retail and office