Month in Review: Fire on South Waiola, Big Snow, St. Baldrick's

A look at the top stories in La Grange during March.

Fire Leaves Home on South Waiola 'Uninhabitable'

The cause of the blaze, which left the home with substantial smoke and fire damage, is still undetermined.

Clarendon Hills Man Dies After Being Hit by BNSF Train in Hinsdale

Hinsdale Police Chief Brad Bloom said it appears the man intended to be struck; the train was carrying passengers and was passing through the West Hinsdale train station when it hit the man.

La Grange Park Snow Storm Total is Highest in Chicago Area: Update

The National Weather Service gives us a gold medal when it comes to this winter storm.

The upscale complex will be the first to take advantage of new village zoning regulations that open the door for more varied housing options.

Penicook lived in La Grange for 24 years and served the community as a little league coach and AYSO referee. He was also a basketball and football coach at St. Francis Xavier School.

La Grange Park Man Charged with Criminal HIV Transmission: Sheriff

John Savage, a Cicero police officer, failed to tell a man that he had HIV before they engaged in sexual activity, the Cook County Sheriff said.

Another Pedestrian Dead After Being Hit by Train in Downers Grove

It was the third train-on-pedestrian fatality in the last two weeks on the stretch of BNSF railway between Hinsdale and Downers Grove.

New Subdivision Approved in La Grange Park

The nine-unit single-family development will feature homes starting at $650,000.

Painted Rubbish Opens in La Grange

The new store features vintage furniture and accessories, as well as local art. The owner hopes it'll become a hangout spot, offering coffee, WiFi and classes that include Photoshop, guitar, knitting and more.

Man Exposes Himself at La Grange Train Station: Police Blotter

A woman reported the incident around 8:31 p.m. March 1 and told police the man appeared to be drunk.

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