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  1. Long way home: Foreclosures drop, but 'zombie' properties remainRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... owe. I don't know what I'm fighting for," says Reyes, a 40-year-old father of three who lives in south suburban Blue Island. Yet the length of time it takes for foreclosures to clear the market is growing, with the Chicago area posting among the ...

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  2. Lincoln College opens inaugural season for Men's VolleyballRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... us a competitive team right away,' said Tippett. The Lynx will be led defensively by libero Alec Esparza from Blue Island, Ill. Esparza was a standout at Eisenhower high School where he earned All-Conference and All-Area honors his senior year. ...

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  3. Top Tigers countdown #53: Curtis GrandersonRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Bless You Boys

    ... mega-watt smile, Granderson checks in at #53 on our countdown. Curtis Granderson was born on March 16th, 1981 in Blue Island, Illinois, a suburb on the south side of Chicago. The son of two teachers, Curtis attended the University of ...

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  4. Killer Cold: 12 People Have Died in Cook County This Winter and the 'Dangerous Cold' Has Yet to HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... McCann, visiting from Delaware, succumbed to a heart attack and hypothermia at 2:30 p.m. Garry Stankus, 63, of Blue Island, was pronounced dead at Palos Community Hospital at 2:20 a.m. Dec. 23, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. ...

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  5. Oak Lawn Woman Married in First Cook County Wedding of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Patch.com

    An Oak Lawn woman and her fiance arrived at 5 a.m. on Jan. 2 at the Cook County Clerk's office to make sure they would be the first people married in 2015 in Cook County. The effort payed off, and Brenda Bravo of Oak Lawn married Jose Castro of Blue Island around 9 a.m. in the office of Cook County clerk David Orr, according to the clerk's office .

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  6. Three firefighters hospitalized after Morgan Park fireRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... call for help. He got out of the building, and was taken in as a precaution to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, Roccasalva said. Two other firefighters were taken to Roseland Community Hospital, also as a precaution, Roccasalva said. All ...

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  7. After 14 year wait, man first in line to get married in Cook County in 2015Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    When Virginia Castro's son told her on New Year's Day that he had a head cold, she worried that another part of his body might have developed a chill - his feet. After all, the Blue Island woman had been nagging Jose Castro monthly for the last 14 years to finally make an honest woman of his girlfriend and mother of their two children, Brenda Bravo.

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  8. Two more cold deaths reported in Cook CountyRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A Blue Island man and a Delaware woman are the 10th and 11th cold-related deaths reported this season in Cook County, according to county officials. A Delaware woman who died in south suburban Homewood on New Year's Eve is the most recent cold-related death in Cook County.

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  9. Homewood Death Linked to Cold ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... ting factors. Her death was ruled an accident, according to the report. Prior to McCann's passing, a 63-year-old Blue Island man was the most recent cold-related death in Cook County. Read more from Tribune Media.

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  10. Palomo-Martinez, Marie SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The News-Messenger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Marie Sue Palomo-Martinez. Marie Sue Palomo-Martinez HOMEWOOD IL: Marie Sue Palomo-Martinez, passed away December 21, 2014 at age 62, late of Homewood, formerly of Blue Island.

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  11. News Autopsy: Woman struck by Metra train in Oak Forest committed suicideRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... was terminated for the train, which was scheduled to arrive in Joliet at 12:44 a.m. Train 533 was stopped at the Blue Island station for two hours before it was allowed to move again.

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  12. Deegan, Dianne C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Dianne C. Deegan Born: Jan. 16, 1943; in Blue Island, IL Died: Dec. 14, 2014; in Huntley, IL Dianne C. Deegan, age 71, of Sun City, Huntley, passed away at her home unexpectedly on Sunday, December 14, 2014. She was born January 16, 1943, in Blue Island, Illinois, the daughter of Chester and Hortense Adams.

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  13. Exclusive: Cop says political reasons keep hit-and-run murder from being solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    ... his investigation for political reasons. It was December 1, 2005. Robbie Silva, 11, slides down an embankment in Blue Island directly into the path of a white ford pickup truck. "The nurse and a doctor and another nurse came down the hallway and I ... 8 comments

  14. Battery, Violating Order of Protection, Theft: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... showed the male juvenile lifting the phone from the the girl's coat, the report added. Kenneth Cornwall, 48, of Blue Island, was arrested and charged with felony violation of an order of protection after sending text messages and making threatening ...

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  15. South Side Grade Crossings Deserve Gates For Pedestrians, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Railroad crossing arms at 95th Street, as elsewhere on the South Side, don't extend over the sidewalk. Photo: Anne Alt How many deaths and serious injuries will it take before Metra decides that protecting pedestrians at South Side grade crossings is as important as protecting the motor vehicle occupants sitting next to them? This week, 11-year old Alex Zepeda lost his leg when he was struck by a Metra train approaching the Blue Island-Vermont station at the Winchester Street crossing, which has automotive gates but lacks gates across the sidewalk.

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  16. Enuff Z'Nuff Release New Music Video For 'The Stroke'Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... favorite shaggy-haired stoner and winner of MTV's first "Wanna Be A VJ" contest in 1998! Established in Blue Island, IL 1984, Enuff Z'nuff scored its first major success in 1989 with their gold-selling debut album, containing the hit singles "New ...

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  17. Man Charged With Shooting Two In Riverdale, Leading Cops On ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... a 35-year-old man, police said. The man, identified as Kevin Denson, was taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, where he was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner's office said. Smith then led police ...

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  18. Man charged in Riverdale slayingRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... to Riverdale police. The man, 35, had been shot several times and was taken to Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island where he was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Police identified him as ...

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  19. Witnesses: Boy, 11, hit by Metra train cried out, 'Help. My leg hurts'Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Pedestrians cross the tracks Wednesday near the Burr Oak Metra Station in Blue Island, near where a boy was struck by a train Tuesday. Pedestrians cross the tracks Wednesday near the Burr Oak Metra Station in Blue Island, near where a boy was struck by a train Tuesday.

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  20. Parents, kids traumatized after boy struck by Metra trainRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Pedestrians cross the tracks Wednesday near the Burr Oak Metra Station in Blue Island, near where a boy was struck by a train Tuesday. Pedestrians cross the tracks Wednesday near the Burr Oak Metra Station in Blue Island, near where a boy was struck by a train Tuesday.

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