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Sky the limit on campaign funding for 2014 Illinois gov race

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.11.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

SKY'S THE LIMIT? Illinois only recently imposed its first campaign contribution limits. But with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner likel...

Ill. Teens Sew And Donate Thousands Of Stuffed Animals

Oak Lawn Patch | Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact

Sarah Dynia and Bridget Regan are so close that they finish each other’s sentences. The Oak Lawn teens talk in excited bursts of language that we...

WATCH: Elderly Woman Kidnapped, Forced To Withdraw $9K From Bank

Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Police say a man and woman kidnapped an 81-year-old woman from a grocery parking lot Wednesday afternoon, forcing her to withdraw $9,000 from her bank...

Lawsuit: Student Lost Vision In Chemistry Demo Gone Awry

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

The mother of a 16-year-old southwest suburban high school student who lost his left eye during a chemistry demonstration has filed a lawsuit against ...

Shoplifting Field Trip Led By Parent: Police

NBC Chicago | Posted 06.30.2011 | Chicago

A shoplifting spree that targeted retailers like Burlington Coat Factory, Target and Walmart has been characterized by police as a shoplifting field t...

Volunteers Come Together, Provide Free Prom Dresses In South Suburbs

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Nicolette Chambers | Email the Author | April 14, 2011 | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

Beams of light filled the Fogelson Theater Lobby at Moraine Valley Community College on April 2, as girls hurriedly moved up and down the rows scourin...

Oak Lawn Loses Out On Google

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine Swanson | Email the Author | March 31, 2011 | Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

Instead of "Google Oak Lawn" it will be "Google Kansas City." The search engine giant announced the winner of its high-speed, fiber network sweepstake...

Chicago Car Salesman Fired For Packers Tie Starts New Job

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago man who was fired for wearing a Green Bay Packers necktie to his job at a car dealership is going back to work selling Chevr...

Chicago Area Car Salesman FIRED For Wearing A Packers Tie

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A car salesman in suburban Chicago has been fired for refusing to remove a Green Bay Packers tie that he wore to work the day after the Packers beat t...

Oak Lawn Woman, 90, Honored For Tennis Achievements

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

OAK LAWN, Ill. — Ninety-year-old Mary Jane Murphy is delivering a stiff backhand to old age. Murphy, the mother of 10, said she doesn't feel a a...

Wedding Dresses Destroyed In Oak Lawn Bridal Shop Blaze: How To Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While fire officials work to determine the cause of a blaze that gutted an Oak Lawn bridal shop, hundreds of women whose dresses were destroyed in the...

Elvis' Kin 'Honored' To See Blagojevich

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's no secret Blago loves Elvis -- but apparently, one of the King's relatives has a mutual respect for Illinois' embattled ex-governor. Presley's...

Joseph Jesk, Afghanistan Veteran, Charged With Killing Wife Heather Jesk In Oak Lawn

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Prosecutors charged Joseph Jesk, 23, with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Heather Jesk, also 23, according to the Cook County Stat...