Week in Review: Wendy's Opens, Carlton Fisk DUI Arrest & Mystery Gunshots

See what big headlines you missed from the past week.


New Wendy's Opening Tuesday

In business news, the national, fast-food burger chain has built a new location in Palos Heights. Meanwhile, McDonald's is expected to open up in November and a new religious gifts store is coming to Harlem Avenue.

Sperone's on Harlem: What Should Go Here?

This former Italian joint sits on a prime piece of Harlem Avenue real estate. Do you want another restaurant to move in? Or would you rather see some new kind of business?


New Lenox Police Arrest Retired White Sox Star Carlton Fisk

Police found the Hall of Famer in a cornfield stupor behind the wheel of his pickup truck near Gougar and Spencer Roads. He was charged with DUI and spent the night in jail.

Inside the 'Perversion Files' of the Illinois Boy Scouts

Scouts were stripped naked and rubbed with ice cubes, forced to have oral sex with their troop leaders and molested on camping trips. These and other sex crimes are detailed in files the Boy Scouts of America kept secret for decades.


Mysterious Gunshots Rattle Palos Park

Residents of Palos Park have complained about random gunshots heard near 120th Street and 93rd Avenue. Police say they are closer to figuring out who's behind shots.

Breast Cancer in Young Women: Resources and Statistics in the Southland

Breast cancer isn't age specific. Here's how to cope with treatments and augmentations if you are diagnosed earlier in life.


In the Fast Lane: Where Are Speeders Out of Control in Palos?

"Slow down. See what you're missing." These are words of advice from one Palos Patch reader to area speeders.

Driver Blows 3 Times the Legal Limit: Blotter

Palos Heights police reports, Oct. 20-23.


Former Dunlap's Restaurant Owner Remembered for Volunteer Work

Memorial services for Marilyn Ann Dunlap, 81, are scheduled for tonight.

'You Should Die:' Special Ed Student Victim of Online Bullying

A Palos Park mother tells police her daughter was targeted through Facebook and YouTube.

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