Category: Miscellaneous

Independence Library opened Jan. 22

THE INDEPENDENCE Library, 4024 N. Elston Ave., officially opened Jan. 22. Shown above is the front facade of the library on Jan. 21, as final preparations take place before a ribbon-cutting ceremony was scheduled...

Man dies in fire

A MAN DIED from injuries in an apartment fire at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, in the 4800 block of West Hutchinson Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. Firefighters responded to...

Man dies following fire Jan. 2

Man dies following fire Jan. 2

A man died following an apartment fire at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, in the 6400 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Firefighters responded to a still-and-box...

More new state laws take effect with start of new year

More new state laws take effect with start of new year

by KEVIN GROSS Following is a second article on provisions of state laws that took effect this year. More than 200 new state laws took effect on Jan. 1, and Illinois Senate Democrats have...

More than 200 state laws to go into effect in the new year

More than 200 state laws to go into effect in the new year

by KEVIN GROSS More than 200 new state laws will take effect on Jan. 1, and Illinois Senate Democrats have released a compilation of bills that were passed by the Illinois General Assembly in...