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  1. Motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup in Homer GlenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 57-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pickup truck Friday night in southwest suburban Homer Glen. The 26-year-old driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was heading eastbound on Spring Meadows Drive near 179th Street about 6 p.m. Friday when he moved into the westbound lane to avoid a slow-moving vehicle ahead of him, according to the Will County sheriff's office.

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  2. Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by car on EisenhowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man was fatally struck by a car Monday night on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Maywood, police said. He was struck about 10:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-290 near 9th Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

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  3. 6 injured in Melrose Park crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    About 5:35 a.m., a vehicle was traveling eastbound on North Avenue near Thatcher Avenue when it crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head-on, according to Melrose Park Police Chief Sam Pitassi. The second vehicle then slid into a third vehicle.

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  4. $5M bond for man charged with killing 2 kids in Kankakee fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Bond was set at $5 million Thursday for a 61-year-old man charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee. Alex Sawyer faces two counts of murder and four counts of aggravated arson for the April 13 fire that killed 2-year-old Ju'shaun Watson and 4-year-old Justice Stewart and injured eight others, including three firefighters, authorities said.

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  5. Man charged with murder in fatal Kankakee apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 61-year-old man has been charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee. Alex Sawyer has been charged with two counts of murder and eight counts of aggravated arson for the April 13 fire that left 2-year-old Ju'shaun Watson and 4-year-old Justice Stewart dead and injured eight others, including three firefighters, according to Kankakee Fire Chief Ron Young.

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  6. Police: 9-year-old girl killed in Plainfield ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 9-year-old girl was killed and a man was critically wounded in an ATV crash in southwest suburban Plainfield Tuesday night, police said. Authorities were called to the area near 135th Street and Ridge Road about 6:55 p.m., police said.

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  7. Police: Man killed, 4 hurt in Eisenhower pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 13-vehicle crash that left one person dead closed all lanes of the outbound Eisenhower Expressway at Central early Saturday, police said. An elderly man was killed and four other people were injured in a 13-vehicle crash on the Eisenhower Expressway early Saturday, police said.

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  8. One injured when car crashes into Garfield Ridge WalgreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    One person was hurt early Friday when a car crashed into a Walgreens in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The crash occurred about 3:45 a.m. at the Walgreens at 7150 W. Archer, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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  9. 2 sheriff's deputies among 3 hurt in I-290 crash near Forest ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Two Cook County sheriff's deputies and another driver were injured in a three-vehicle crash Thursday night on the Eisenhower Expressway near west suburban Forest Park. The crash occurred on eastbound I-290 between Harlem and Des Plaines avenues around 10:30 p.m., according to Illinois State Police.

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  10. U.S. Investigators criticize Veterans Affairs over scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Federal investigators have found that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General failed to properly investigate claims of wrongdoing by the V-A, concerning allegations of delayed care to veterans that were made in 2014. U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner wrote to President Barack Obama and Congress on February 25th, that the Inspector General's probe into the allegations was "deficient."

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  11. Prosecutors: Teen beat West Ridge man to death, threw body in DumpsterRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 16-year-old boy helped beat a 64-year-old man to death, then threw the body in a Dumpster in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side in December, according to prosecutors. Shawndre Lehman, now 17, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 64-year-old Cary "Mike" Silverstein, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.

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  12. Message to Union Pacific West Line Riders from MetraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    This morning, a fire caused by an electrical short resulted in extensive damage to a facility that controls all the switches and signals in the vicinity of 25th Avenue between the Melrose Park and Berkeley Stations. The facility, which can be compared to a nerve center controlling all trains in the area, must be reconstructed and then must undergo extensive testing for safety reasons, a process which Union Pacific Railroad expects will take until midday on Thursday.

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  13. Two charged with DUI after Riverside crashes 10 minutes apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Two men are facing drunken driving charges after a van hit a police car that was blocking traffic to investigate an earlier DUI crash early Sunday in west suburban Riverside. Authorities were called to First Avenue and Wabaunsee Road at 4:13 a.m. after a Nissan car crashed into a tree and its driver was ejected into the forest preserve, according to a statement from Riverside police.

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  14. Longtime Des Plaines teacher dies month after car explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A longtime schoolteacher and park district worker from northwest suburban Des Plaines died last week of injuries he suffered a month earlier when a car exploded in his garage. The explosion happened Nov. 4 in the garage of Ronald Lewis' home in the 400 block of North 6th Avenue in Des Plaines, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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