Recent News About Village of Melrose Park
Westlake owners Pipeline Health Systems closed hospital under bankruptcy in 2019, saying they were losing millions of dollars per month. The state's attorney says the bankruptcy involved a "sham entity."
Westlake's owners say the village's lawsuit demanding payout for 'fraud' trespasses on state authority and relies on an 'unconstitutional' village ordinance.
Lawsuit: Melrose Park officials 'ginned up' charges to fire cop, son of cops union prez, for dad's defense of black cop vs discrimination
Complaint says issue started over 'selective enforcement' of village's worker residency rules vs Melrose Park's first African American police officer.
A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for the village of Melrose Park to resume its effort to punish the owners of Westlake Hospital for using bankruptcy to close the hospital.