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American English, an award-winning Beatles cover band, entertained the large crowd for over two hours, despite on-and-off rain, as the final act of Sunday's event. (Photos by Isabella Schreck)

American English, an award-winning Beatles cover band, entertained the large crowd for over two hours, despite on-and-off rain, as the final act of Sunday's event. (Photos by Isabella Schreck)

Tunes and tons of local restaurants come together at the Taste of Orland

By Isabella Schreck The Supremes, John Mellencamp and The Beatles came to the Taste of Orland. Well, really, tribute bands brought their music and presence to Orland Park Village Center’s stage. “I was really impressed with American English,” Rebecca Whealan, of Palos Heights, said. “From the costumes to their sound [Eric Michaels] as Paul McCartney,…

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Man stopped for allegedly speeding charged with DUI

Palos Park police arrested Jason R. Peterson, 30, of Tinley Park, just before 3:45 a.m. on May 6 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, speeding, and transportation of open alcohol after police stopped him for driving 58 mph in a 40 mph zone in the 13100 block of Southwest Highway,……

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Man charged with DUI

Palos Heights police arrested Corey D. Peavler, 21, of Waukegan, and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 more and disobeying a stop sign after he was stopped by police at 131st Street and Comanche Drive, police said. His court date is June……

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Accused drunken driver allegedly hits light pole

Palos Heights police arrested Tiburcio Rodriguez Jr., 51, of Chicago, at 11:50 p.m. on May 12 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more and striking unattended property after he allegedly hit a traffic light pole while driving in the 7600……

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Man charged with suspended license

Ahmed Mostafa, 24, of Richton Park, was arrested just after midnight April 20 and charged with driving on a suspended license, driving with no valid insurance and failure to secure new vehicle registration after police noticed his car in a parking lot on the 16100 block of La Grange Road with no registration on the……

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Orland Park man arrested after chase in Oak Lawn

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Dr. King Through The Eyes Of Artists

PDF Editions of the Southwest News-Herald and Clear-Ridge Reporter are available below. Each Edition is split into 2 sections because of their size.Southwest City News-Herald, October 28, 2011 Section-1 Southwest City News-Herald, October 28, 2011 Section-2 Southwest Suburban News-Herald, October 28, 2011 Section-1 Southwest Suburban News-Herald, October 28, 2011 Section-2Clear-Ridge Reporter, October 26, 2011 Section-1……

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Bush: War on terrorism? only beginning?

After seeking to rally Americans with his State of the Union address, President Bush set out Wednesday to push his agenda in a two-day tour of three Southeastern states. {{more}}Traveling to North Carolina, Florida and Georgia, the president is expected to promote education, security, health and volunteerism initiatives that he announced Tuesday night. In his……

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Accused drunken driver also charged with speeding

Palos Heights police arrested Andres B. Aguero, 25, of Cicero, just before 1:20 a.m. on May 4 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and speeding after he was stopped by police for driving 57 mph in a 35 mph zone in the 12300 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. In……

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Cannabis possession alleged

Palos Park police cited Mark J. Watson, 23, of Palos Park, under local ordinance for possession of cannabis and driving with an obstructed windshield just after 4:50 a.m. on May 1 after he was stopped for driving with a cracked windshield at La Grange Road and Creek Road, police said. In other Palos Park police……

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Woman involved in crash charged with DUI: police

Orland Park police arrested Theresa C. Carlassare, 46, of Tinley Park, just before 2:25 a.m. on April 30 and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, failure to yield and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle after she was involved in a car crash in the 15100 block of 82nd Avenue, police……

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Capitol News Illinois to expand operations with $2 million McCormick Foundation grant

Capitol News Illinois to expand operations with $2 million McCormick Foundation grant

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – Capitol News Illinois will significantly expand its operations as it enters the fifth year of operations in 2023 because of a significant grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. The McCormick Foundation has announced a three-year, $2 million investment in Capitol News Illinois, a nonprofit news organization that provides…

State Sen. Emil Jones III pleads not guilty in bribery case

State Sen. Emil Jones III pleads not guilty in bribery case

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Emil Jones III pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to three felony counts stemming from an alleged bribery scheme involving a red light camera company. Jones, 44, is a Chicago Democrat who has served in the Senate since 2009. He is also the…

Pritzker urges two lawmakers to resign

Pritzker urges two lawmakers to resign

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker called on two Democratic state senators Thursday to resign their seats amid allegations of misconduct. Sen. Emil Jones III, D-Chicago, was charged in federal court earlier this week with soliciting a $5,000 bribe from a red light camera company. And Sen. Michael Hastings,…

Pritzker urges two lawmakers to resign

Pritzker urges two lawmakers to resign

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker called on two Democratic state senators Thursday to resign their seats amid allegations of misconduct. Sen. Emil Jones III, D-Chicago, was charged in federal court earlier this week with soliciting a $5,000 bribe from a red light camera company. And Sen. Michael Hastings,…

Illinois Supreme Court denies former lawmakers’ claim for back pay

Illinois Supreme Court denies former lawmakers’ claim for back pay

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by two former state legislators who sued for back pay they believed they were due for raises that they voted against while in office. Former Sen. Michael Noland, D-Elgin, and former Sen. James Clayborne, D-Belleville, argued…

CAPITOL RECAP: Another Democratic senator charged in bribery scheme

CAPITOL RECAP: Another Democratic senator charged in bribery scheme

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Emil Jones III has been charged in federal court with three criminal counts tied to his dealings with a red light camera company. Jones, a Chicago Democrat, is the son of former Senate President Emil Jones Jr. The younger Jones has served in the Senate since 2009…

Treasurer’s Race: Frerichs touts investment gains, Demmer sees opportunity for GOP check

Treasurer’s Race: Frerichs touts investment gains, Demmer sees opportunity for GOP check

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – In Illinois, the role of state treasurer is that of chief investment officer. Treasurer Michael Frerichs has held that position for two full terms, winning by less than 10,000 votes in 2014 before cruising to an 18 percentage-point victory in 2018. He boasts that Illinois has…

Sen. Emil Jones III charged in bribery scheme

Sen. Emil Jones III charged in bribery scheme

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Emil Jones III has been charged in federal court with three criminal counts tied to his dealings with a red light camera company. Jones, a Chicago Democrat, is the son of former Senate President Emil Jones Jr. The younger Jones has served in the…

Capitol Briefs: State Fair sets record; jury awards $363 million in Sterigenics lawsuit

Capitol Briefs: State Fair sets record; jury awards $363 million in Sterigenics lawsuit

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The 2022 Illinois State Fair set an all-time attendance record with more than 636,700 visitors. Weekend attendance increased by 95,000 from one year ago. Attendance topped 2021 overall by more than 160,000 and 2019 by more than 127,000. There was no fair in 2020 for the…

CAPITOL RECAP: Vice Presidet Harris visits Chicago; tax rebates coming

CAPITOL RECAP: Vice Presidet Harris visits Chicago; tax rebates coming

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – Vice President Kamala Harris came to Chicago Friday, Sept. 16, to rally voters who support abortion rights and urge them to turn out in the upcoming midterm elections. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on reproductive rights at the University of Illinois Chicago, Harris said the recent U.S. Supreme Court…

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