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Nearly half of the proceeds of a state-operated mental health facility will go infrastructure improvements and mental health services.
Charles Sopko has had his house arrest relaxed, and has been voted back on to paid leave by Oak Forest aldermen.
The boy tested positive for salmonella infection, just before the deli was shut down after severak people fell ill from its products.
The start of the trial of Derek Grib, the man accused of fatally stabbing Oak Forest teen Felix Jimenez in 2009, was scheduled to take place June 10–12. But it was delayed again.
The woman says the surroundings at the center were 'hazardous and unsafe' and led to her son's finger being severed.
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With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
Nearly 5,500 new 17- and 18-year-old voters registered to vote during registration events held at 89 high schools around suburban Cook County in January and February
In Tuesday's State of the Union address, will President Obama channel the spirit of Pete Seeger?
A surge of cyber attacks affecting millions of Americans has many of us wondering what to do.
The board of education for District 145 has 45 days to fill the vacancy.
A close look at the current battle over net neutrality, and how last week’s ruling will affect the future of internet freedom.
The Oak Forest couple has been accused of embezzling more than $350K from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District, and they're still on the governmental boards they were elected to. Find
A look at the growth of poverty in the suburbs of America.
A look at the future with Janet Yellen as our first female leader of the Federal Reserve.
A look at the current debate over the extension of unemployment benefits.
Weather gone wild: Current cold temperatures across America fuel the debate over global warming.
A 19-percent hike from the city's water suppliers is to blame for Oak Forest's increase, officials say.