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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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By Zach Christman

Gas Leak Leads to Evacuations

A gas leak near 111th and Homan has prompted a big response from emergency crews. About 16 homes have been evacuated, authorities said. No injuries have been reported. Read »

Monday, Jul 27, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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By Zach Christman

Man Killed By Driver Who Cut Him Off

A man was shot and killed in Longwood Manor by another driver who cut him off early Monday morning, according to witnesses. Read »

Saturday, Jul 25, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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By Lora Le Sage

Man in 60s Hospitalized, After Break-in, Dog Shot

A man in his 60s was hospitalized Saturday after several people broke into his home in what appeared to be a robbery and shot his pit bill, police said. Just after midnight, police said several men kn... Read »

Saturday, Jul 25, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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By Lora Le Sage

Eight Injured In Dan Ryan Crash

Eight people were injured in a rollover accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway Friday night, according to Illinois State Police. All were reportedly under the age of 16.&nbs... Read »

Saturday, Jul 25, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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By Lora Le Sage

Police Say Cop Who Shot Three Was Justified

An off-duty Markham police officer did not act improperly when he shot three people who were committing a robbery, according to Markham Deputy Police Chief Tony DuBois. Read »

Friday, Jul 24, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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By BJ Lutz

Overcrowding Blamed for Merrillville Bridge Collapse

An engineer has determined that a northwestern Indiana pedestrian bridge did not have structural defects when it collapsed after a Fourth of July fireworks show, spilling about 50 people into a lake.... Read »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2009 at 9:24 PM
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By BJ Lutz

Cemetery Task Force Meets for 1st Time

A task force formed by Gov. Pat Quinn is responsible for examining operations at all Illinois cemeteries and making recommendations about regulating the industry. Read »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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By Zach Christman

Quinn Visits Troops in Iraq

The Army released one more photo of Gov. Quinn, this time during a visit with the troops in Iraq. The photo shows the governor posing with servicemembers from Illinois who are part of the 1st Air Cava... Read »