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  • Public officials decry Rauner’s budget proposal

    Local government officials said they don’t want to bail out the state at the expense of their municipalities, which could mean making cuts from essent ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Police to crack down on DUI, seat belt violations

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department will be out in force cracking down on people not wearing seat belts and driving under the influence after painti ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • College notes: Belcaster gets starting nod at Ball State

    High school winter sports are winding down and spring sports don’t start playing games until the middle of March, so now is a perfect time to take a l ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Prep Roundup: LT boys edge Morton in regular season finale, RB boys split pair

    Lyons Township's boys basketball team knocked off visiting Morton 63-54 in the regular season finale on Feb. 25 to win the West Suburban Conference cr ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District to host birthday bash for Dr. Seuss

    BERWYN – Dr. Seuss’ characters will be joining the North Berwyn Park District for the fifth annual Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mar ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:44 am
  • Longhorn Steakhouse puts its brand on Berwyn

    BERWYN – Longhorn Steakhouse has been serving up steaks fast and furious ever since it opened its doors Dec. 1, 2014, in Berwyn’s Cermak Plaza, 7115 W ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Feb. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • State grants withheld, Berwyn park improvements on hold

    BERWYN – Many municipal park directors across the state are wondering if they have to put off projects if grants promised to them by former Gov. Pat Q ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Morton seniors targeted for Junior Achievement programs

    CICERO – Junior Achievement of Chicago announced it has received a grant from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens that will be used to teach Junior Ach ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • LT, Morton, RB boys ready for postseason tipoff

    The road to the Class 3A and 4A boys basketball state finals begins with regional play starting Monday. Here's the outlook for Lyon Township, Morton, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Watch live: Morton varsity boys basketball

    A pair of boys varsity basketball teams from the region will tip off against each other tonight in the final game of the regular season. Catch the act ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Berwyn Tap Room adds to craft offerings

    BERWYN – If you buy a neighborhood bar and add craft brews, craft whiskeys and craft cocktails, is it still a neighborhood bar? It is if you haven’t f ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • UCP Seguin Cicero to host shoe drive

    CICERO – UCP Seguin in Cicero is hosting a shoe drive for Share Your Soles on Friday at the Carr Center, 3100 S. Central Ave., Cicero.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Mustangs gain share of Gold title

    CICERO – It was clear by the immediate reaction of the players and fans at Morton when the final buzzer sounded that winning conference was a big deal ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dominick: Record snow makes winter difficult for many families

    Despite the late snow coming in February, this has still been a very difficult winter for many.The h ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police chiefs meet to discuss state’s political climate

    Police chiefs and deputy chiefs from 14 area departments met with state officials Feb. 12 for a round-table discussion on the political climate in Spr ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Prep roundup: LT's Villarreal, RB's Carter medal at state wrestling

    Lyons Township sophomore wrestler Zach Villarreal placed sixth at 120 pounds at the Class 3A state meet on Saturday to earn all-state honors. He lost ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Future is bright for Morton girls

    BERWYN – Morton was unable to upset Hinsdale Central in its playoff opener on Feb. 18, but not long after the game ended there was already excitement ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Morton beats Proviso East to share Gold title

    CICERO – It was clear by the immediate reaction of the players and fans at Morton when the final buzzer sounded that winning conference was a big deal ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 5:20 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Feb. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cook County Board passes wage theft ordinance

    The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed Feb. 10 an ordinance designed to address the problem of wage theft.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Dolls inspire Berwyn scientist's new campaign for African children

    BERWYN – Kathleen Harrison of Berwyn was in the toy aisle of a big-box store in Nairobi, Kenya, being stared down by countless boxes of blonde, blue-e ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Berwyn honors finest, bravest for rescue effort

    Berwyn officials recognized the heroic efforts of both police officers and firefighters who responded to a Jan. 7 apartment building fire that left a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Our View: We should all take note of Black History Month

    Black History Month, for many people, is something to pay attention to if you find it interesting, and to ignore if not. But those who choose to let i ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Mustangs ‘playing tough’ going into playoffs

    BERWYN – It has been eight years since the last time Morton’s varsity girls basketball team has had a winning record.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton bowlers to state, RB boys win big

    BOYS BASKETBALLRiverside BrookfieldThe Bulldogs beat Fenton 91-51 on Friday behind 19 points and 11 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Morton in thick of Gold resurgence

    CICERO – It has been a topsy-turvy season in the West Suburban Gold this season and this weekend was further proof of that.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Girls basketball playoff previews: RB hopes for regional success, LT and others look to play spoilder

    The road to the state finals for Class 3A and 4A girls basketball teams starts with regional tournament games beginning Monday. Here’s the outlook for ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Feb. 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • North Berwyn Park District hosts Black History Month program

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District will celebrate African American Heritage Month with a special, free program from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at t ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Shlah: Teen dream realized at the Stickney-Forest library

    As we dig out cars, wait for the side streets to meet plows, and declare to ourselves, "Ok, that some winter is welcomed, but enough already," we also ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton girls bowling team moving on to sectional

    Morton’s girls bowling team placed second at Saturday’s Argo regional to advance to a sectional meet. Seniors Cassandra Deluna (1,112) and Adriana Men ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Mission House Cafe serves breakfast, lunch

    BERWYN – Mission House Cafe in Berwyn has been serving coffee, and humanity in general, since it opened its doors at 6818 W. 34th St. in June 2014.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Man questioned in indecent exposure incident, two others receive drug charges

    BERWYN – A 27-year-old Cicero man was taken into custody but later released for lack of evidence after he reportedly fondled himself in front of a wom ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Four Morton wrestlers score sectional spots

    CICERO – Saturday’s wrestling regional at Morton East was a bittersweet day for Morton coach Steve Eckert.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Local teams compete at Morton wrestling regional: 11 photos

    Wrestlers compete at the Morton 3A wrestling regional in Cicero on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. First and second place winners advance to a sectional.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Berwyn man blows five lights, charged with DUI

    RIVERSIDE – A Berwyn man was charged with two counts driving under the influence of alcohol at 3:18 a.m. Feb. 3 after a traffic stop for failing to ob ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Berwyn’s Reel Art Collectibles to host annual Oscar contest

    BERWYN – It’s that time of year again for the third annual Oscar Contest at Reel Art Collectibles, 6727 Stanley Ave.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Miss Illinois warns Morton students of texting while driving dangers

    CICERO – Miss Illinois had a message for Morton High School students Jan. 30: Don’t text and drive. ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Willowbrook extends streak to 12 with comeback win against Morton

    VILLA PARK – During its 11-game winning streak, Willowbrook had won nine of those games on the road. They needed the home crowd Friday night to extend ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Wrestling playoff previews: Morton, RB host regionals Saturday

    The high school wrestling state finals start Feb. 19, but first come regional meets Saturday. Here’s the postseason outlook as area schools such as Ly ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Jan. 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Cicero man faces charges after he allegedly forces boy, 10, to touch him

    CICERO – A Cicero man who allegedly forced a 10-year-old boy to touch him and asked the boy to shower with him was charged Jan. 24 and held in lieu of ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • City approves replacing Tasers for police

    BERWYN – Berwyn police officers will soon replace their old Tasers with new, upgraded models following the Jan. 27 City Council meeting.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • Six breakout players: LT, RB, Morton, Fenwick basketball players among those to have first time success

    Each basketball season provides a chance for fresh faces to impact the teams they play for. From juniors getting their first taste of varsity ball to ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Dale’s breakout season boosts Mustangs

    CICERO – Entering the season, Morton knew Weisner Perez would lead the team. After that things weren’t as clear.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Prep roundup: RB boys stay undefeated in conference

    Riverside Brookfield’s boys basketball team remained undefeated in the Metro Suburban West with a 78-44 win against Wheaton Academy on Friday.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Morton girls battle back for OT win

    CICERO – Trailing by 19 points entering the fourth quarter isn’t an envious position, but Morton’s girls basketball squad never lost confidence while ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Cicero man among 2 charged with killing University of Illinois student

    At a news conference Tuesday morning, police investigating the fatal shooting of a University of Illinois student announced that police made two arres ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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