MAT Asphalt is located at 2055 W. Pershing Road in McKinley Park.Pascal Sabino

Polluting Asphalt Plant In McKinley Park Surprised Local Leaders, Now A State Bill Requires State EPA To Warn Them

When MAT Asphalt came to McKinley Park in 2018, neighbors and city officials said they had no idea it was coming or that it would be applying for a pollution permit.

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Next Stop, Outer Space: Jefferson Park Blue Line Stop Has Some Surreal New Signs

The $25 million renovation of the Jefferson Park Blue Line stop now includes some surreal bus shelters.

Chicagoans Rattled After Getting ‘Extreme Alert’ Text From City, But It Was Only A Test

An "extreme alert" test sent out by the Office of Emergency Management and Communications scared some residents into believing it was the real thing.