No one was injured in a small explosion at a steel mill Thursday night in south suburban Riverdale.The explosion happened about 11 p.m at ArcelorMittal, 13500 S. Perry, Riverdale Police said.
It wasn’t bookworms but an infestation of bedbugs that caused the Chicago Ridge Public Library to shut its doors for two days, according to a statement issued Thursday by the library and a notice posted at the front entrance. The statement says a “bedbug incident has been isolated and resolved.” The library, 10400 Oxford Ave., reopened Thursday morning after being closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Before Thursday, library officials had declined to explain the closing, saying only via two signs posted on the front door and a posting on the library’s website that the library was closed “due to unforeseen circumstances.” …
The family of a boy who was crushed to death when police say he was stealing metal rods at an Alsip construction business has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed by Nilas Harden on Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, claims The Lombard Co. and Lombard Architectural Precast Products Co. were negligent in Harden’s death. Dallas Harden, 16, was with two friends attempting to steal metal rods at The Lombard Co. at 4245 W. 123rd St. on Aug. 20, authorities said at the time. The steel rods were “instrumental” in keeping 34,000-pound concrete and brick walls in place, …
Joshua Miner and Alisa Massaro had previously joked about necrophilia so when the opportunity presented itself, they decided to give it a whirl, Miner says in a videotaped interview with police that was played Thursday at his murder trial. Miner is charged with first-degree murder in the January 2013 slayings of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22, at Massaro’s father’s house on Hickory Street in Joliet. It was Massaro who first suggested having sex after the men were killed, Miner says on the video. “She’s like, ‘Let’s have sex,’” Miner says. “And I was like, ‘Let’s have sex on …
Times are tough for many locally owned, small fast-food restaurants. Just ask John Kattos, owner of Mr. Gyros, 9229 Cicero Ave., Oak Lawn, who sells gyros sandwiches on a 2-for-1 deal to boost sales. He’s looking to boost his income by adding video gambling machines. Having a village liquor license would allow Kattos to apply for a license to offer video gambling. So he plunked down a $250 application fee at the village hall and went to Tuesday night’s village board meeting hoping for good news. He’s still hoping. “Everybody else has them. Why not me?” Kattos said Wednesday after …
It’s been a long run of serving spiritual needs of the area for Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn. The church was founded in 1874 and is celebrating it’s 140th anniversary this year. To put that into perspective, folks who started the church had memories of the Civil War, which concluded nine years earlier. Those early years saw Sunday services held in a schoolhouse on 95th Street and 55th Avenue. The first church building opened on Oct. 9, 1881, on the north side of 95th at Brandt Avenue, seven years later. “Then, in 1939, they decided they needed a …
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NBC 5: Witnesses subdue suspect after Oak Lawn carjacking, crash
Dallas Morning News
A man is shaken after his car was stolen right in front of him and crashed just a few feet away at a Walgreens on the corner of Cedar Springs and Oak Lawn in Dallas. Jerry Norvell was getting candy at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday when a man approached ...
Witnesses Subdue Man Suspected in CarjackingNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Good Samaritans tackle Dallas carjacking suspectFOX 4 News
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