A young Chicago conman defrauded wealthy Chinese families out of $11 million by offering them a path to U.S. citizenship, a indictment filed Wednesday alleges.
While most people these days would not think of going out the door without their cell phone, car keys, driver’s license, and a credit card or two, a few still forget to bring along the smartest pocket-sized gadget of all: their library card.
Arts & Entertainment
One year almost to the day that Six Flags Great America deployed much fanfare to announce designs for the record-breaking Goliath roller coaster, park officials hosted a scaled-back ceremony Thursday to announce scaled-back plans for 2015: A celebration of the park’s 40th season.
Aug. 28 1:13 p.m. |
Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lake View from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.
A member of the Park Ridge Park District Board has suggested the city’s only skate park be shut down.
Aug. 27 1:40 p.m. |
Expressive Arts at the nonprofit Norwood Crossing long-term care retirement community received a boost recently when a $2,500 Union Pacific Railroad Foundation Grant was presented to enhance their special spring and fall art exhibits accompanied by musical and fashion shows.
Demolition has been taking place on a former Park Ridge office building as plans move forward on a new luxury apartment complex.
Aug. 27 9:32 a.m. |
The Park Ridge City Council wrestled Monday with the city’s possible role in regard to the crumbling stairs and a retaining wall built seven years ago for the library commons area in Uptown Park Ridge.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metra Union Pacific Northwest train Tuesday evening in Des Plaines.
Aug. 26 7:44 p.m. |
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Governor Quinn signed Illinois Senate Bill 3049, protecting "specified wild birds and wild mammals in the State of Illinois."
Aug. 26 11:38 a.m. |
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