It's in the air! When congested cities find difficulty in development, they often look at the idea of selling air rights to allow developers to construct large vertical buildings. Would this practice be acceptable to residents in Oak Lawn?
"Oh, they were?", she said.
Oak Lawn's Mayor said that she didn't discipline a politically connected bar for selling to underage patrons because it was a state "sting". Then the Police Chief corrected her explaining that Oak Lawn issued the citation. She never took action against the bar and explains why on the video. Other...
Stacked, a popular pancake restaurant in the center of Oak Lawn's town, is trying to expand. But questions about parking are making it difficult for Planning and Development Commission members to approve the request. What do you think about the request to vacate part of the street?
Mayor Sandra Bury changed the liquor commission structure with a new ordinance despite not vetting the issue through the committee process that she insisted on a year ago. She defended the move on video calling it good government.
Less ambulances and fewer shooting victims being transported from as far as 10 miles away in Chicago will alleviate some of the overcrowding issues at Advocate Christ Hospital's emergency room, which is the closest trauma 1 center to many areas in Chicago.
Sign A $4,500 personal recognizance bond, hold mom's hand and walk out the court doors. 2 men accused of being brazen armed robbers are now in the custody of relatives under undisclosed bail conditions. One man may have been turned over to the Cook County Sheriff on other charges.
HELP! HELP! Help! The Mayor of Oak Lawn is asking for help in her duties as the Village's Liquor Commissioner. She wants the board to allow her to appoint a five member advisory committee to help her fulfill her duties as Liquor Commissioner.