Bellwood's W-R Industries will buy a 30,000-square-foot property that will allow it to
expand, including by creating a new position, thanks to tax incentives offered
by the Cook County Board’s Bureau of Economic Development recently.
Illinois drivers hoping to beat a train by illegally crossing tracks after the gates are down now face not only the dangers inherent in such a move but also double the fines of previous years, Metra reminded drivers recently.
The canine flu has emerged once again in Cook County, so the county's Animal and Rabies Control department advises pet owners to vaccinate all dogs to protect their four-legged friends from the disease.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and fellow members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the proposed Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act (S. 357), which passed the U.S. House last month.