Oak Park and Forest Park police arrested four men, Thursday, after a car and foot chase that led from a Forest Park gas station to an Oak Park fast food restaurant parking lot and ended with alleged drug dealers crashing their vehicle and fleeing into Rush Oak Park Hospital.
A Feb. 14, Better Government Association of Illinois report titled "License to Swill" went viral last week, even popping up in British newspapers. The watchdog group claimed police union rules implied that officers from area police departments — including Westchester, Elmwood Park, South Barrington, Oak Park and Forest Park — could come to work intoxicated.
A 51-year-old River Forest man turned himself into River Forest Police on Feb. 14 after an altercation at the home of his ex-wife during which he allegedly struck her boyfriend on the head at least four times with a golf club.
Regulators from the Federal government shut down Covenant Bank Friday night after two and a half years of probation from the FDIC. The Lawndale-based bank's assets were sold to Liberty Bank and Trust Co. of New Orleans.