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Driver charged with leaving scene of accident with injury

Palos Park police arrested Leo-poldo G. Cruz, 20, of Chicago, at 11 p.m. May 12 and charged him with no valid driver’s license and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident after he was stopped for one headlight in the 10300 block of West 123rd Street, police said. Another vehicle’s driver then alerted police…

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Woman charged with DUI

Orland Park police arrested Lisa Deany 38, of Worth, and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, speeding 15 to 20 mph over the speed limit, and not wearing a seat belt. Police pulled over Deany’s automobile for speeding in the 14300 block of La Grange Road and allegedly detected a strong…

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Accused drunken driver charged also with speeding

Palos Heights police arrested Gene J. Szymanski, 25, of Tinley Park, at 4:22 a.m. March 7 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, speeding and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle after he was stopped in the 13700 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. His court date is April 30…

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Driver charged with DUI

Palos Heights police arrested John M. Dalla Costa, 37, of Oak Lawn, at 11:02 a.m. Feb. 23 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs, reckless driving, disobeying a police officer and uninsured motor vehicle, police said. He was found allegedly passed out in his vehicle in the 7300 block of West…

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World stocks, oil rise after U.S. data and earnings

World stocks rose for a third day running on Wednesday as better-than-expected U.S. company earnings and firm data raised expectations that the economy would keep strong momentum into the first quarter.Government bond futures eased ahead of the release of the European Commission’s opinion on Greece’s deficit-cutting plan, where a tick of approval could help Greek…

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Cisco Reported —Cisco blows past Street’s forecast

Technology powerhouse Cisco posted quarterly profit and revenue that sailed past Wall Street’s most optimistic expectations and rose for the first time in more than a year.The world’s largest provider of computer networking gear said its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 23% from a year ago to $1.9 billion, or 32 cents per share. Excluding acquisition-related…

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Red light cameras might ID robber of Heights woman

by Kevin Olsen staff reporter A woman was robbed in Palos Heights last week and the city’s new red light cameras could be essential in catching the offender, police said. The 52-year-old woman was returning home from her business in Bedford Park when a man grabbed her handbag, containing about $25,000, said Deputy Chief Dave…

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Orland police report three attempted home burglaries

by Meg Sullivan staff reporter Orland Park police are investigating three attempted residential burglaries that occurred late last week in the village. Last Thursday, a neighbor interrupted an attempted burglary just before 3 p.m. at a home in the 13700 block of 84th Avenue, police said. The neighbor approached two men standing at the front…

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Man allegedly fires pellet at off-duty police officer

Orland Park police arrested Steven M. Brady, 25, of Homer Glen, at about 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and charged him with aggravated assault and reckless driving after he allegedly fired a pellet gun at an off-duty Summit police officer during a traffic altercation in the 14200 block of La Grange Road, police said. The alleged…

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Dominando la Prueba de Calefacción de Hogares en Alaska

(NewsUSA) – Si una Caldera mural puede calendar un hogar en Alaska sin problema alguno por unos 10 inviernos, entonces este puede calentar un hogar en cualquier parte del mundo, según el contratista mecánico Mike La Fay. La Fay, propietario de Meadow Lake Supply en Wasilla, Alaska, instalo su primera Caldera Mural de Modulación Baxi…

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Teen allegedly grabs cop’s holstered side arm

Palos Heights police arrested Ryan N. Flannigan, 17, of Palos Heights, at 7:34 a.m. Feb. 23 and charged him with resisting arrest and attempting to disarm a police officer after police responded to a report of a dispute in the 8000 block of Aberdeen Court, police said. Flannigan allegedly resisted efforts by police to arrest…

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No justice for crime crying for vengeance

One year later; never forgotten by Matthew Piechalak From The Reporter One year after five women were killed execution-style inside a Tinley Park clothing store, police are still searching for the lone gunman and following leads both locally and abroad. “We’ve been to Texas, England … wherever it takes us, it takes us,” said Tinley…

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Driver charged with pulling another’s hair in Costco lot

Orland Park police arrested Linda A. Bohde, 45, of Homer Glen, at 7:21 p.m. Nov. 21 and charged her with misdemeanor battery after she allegedly pulled another driver’s hair in the Costco parking lot. Bohde, who reportedly believed the other driver was driving the wrong way down a parking aisle, got out of her car,…

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Oak Lawn police issue three alerts against child predators in March

by William Jones From The Reporter The Oak Lawn Police Department’s new policy regarding reports of possible child predators led to the department issuing three community safety alerts last month. The two most recent reported incidents, one March 19 and the other March 20, involved boys who attend Harnew Elementary School, 9101 Meade Ave. in…

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Orland man charged with disorderly conduct

Orland Park police arrested John Caccarella, 34, of Orland Park, at 10:59 p.m. Feb. 27 and charged him with disorderly conduct, police said. Caccarella reportedly yelled at and threatened his neighbor in front of her children when she asked him to take his barking dog out of the hallway of the apartment complex where they…

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New law ends parental notification in Illinois

New law ends parental notification in Illinois

By BETH HUNDSDORFER Capitol News Illinois [email protected] Gov. JB Pritzker signed a law on Friday that ends parental notification, a requirement that doctors notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion. “With reproductive rights under attack across the nation, Illinois is once again establishing itself as a leader in ensuring access to health care…

Illinois jobless rate falls to 5.7%

Illinois jobless rate falls to 5.7%

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The unemployment rate in Illinois fell three-tenths of a point in November to 5.7 percent as employers added 19,500 payroll jobs to the economy. Preliminary data released by the Department of Employment Security and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the biggest job gains during…

Illinois jobless rate falls to 5.7%

Illinois jobless rate falls to 5.7%

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The unemployment rate in Illinois fell three-tenths of a point in November to 5.7 percent as employers added 19,500 payroll jobs to the economy. Preliminary data released by the Department of Employment Security and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the biggest job gains during…

Potential buyer identified for James R. Thompson Center

Potential buyer identified for James R. Thompson Center

By BETH HUNDSDORFER Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Plans are moving ahead for the sale of the James R. Thompson Center at 100 West Randolph Street in Chicago. Gov. JB Pritzker announced on Wednesday plans to enter into exclusive negotiations with JRTC Holdings, LLC, for the purposes of acquiring and redeveloping the Thompson Center…

CAPITOL RECAP: JRTC Holdings will enter negotiations with state for $70 million purchase of Thompson Center

CAPITOL RECAP: JRTC Holdings will enter negotiations with state for $70 million purchase of Thompson Center

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS CHICAGO – Plans are moving ahead for the sale of the James R. Thompson Center at 100 West Randolph Street in Chicago. Gov. JB Pritzker announced on Wednesday, Dec. 15, plans to enter into exclusive negotiations with JRTC Holdings, LLC, for the purposes of acquiring and redeveloping the Thompson Center that…

Lawmakers push for nursing home reforms this spring

Lawmakers push for nursing home reforms this spring

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Several Illinois lawmakers said this week they are determined to pass a bill in the spring that would overhaul the way nursing homes are paid through the state’s Medicaid program to address critical staffing shortages, but the state’s largest nursing home industry group is still pushing…

New law provides for licensure path of certified professional midwives in Illinois

New law provides for licensure path of certified professional midwives in Illinois

By BETH HUNDSDORFER Capitol News Illinois [email protected] Colleen Marotta has delivered hundreds of babies. Marotta, 43, of Arlington Heights, became a nurse in 2001. Ten years later, she became a certified professional midwife, or CPM. When Marotta was a CPM the law barred her from delivering babies in Illinois, forcing her to drive to Wisconsin…

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