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Police & Fire
A Ford SUV ran into the back of a dump truck on I-80 around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The Illinois State Police and Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed at least one person died in the crash.
Around 600 racers participated in the first-ever Run for Your Life Safety 5K Run/Walk in Tinley Park on Sunday. The event earned about $10,000 for I Am Me, a nonprofit camp for young burn victims. Check out some of the images from the day.
The urban training exercises are set for the nights of April 23-24 on the grounds of the closed mental health center. Village officials want to make sure residents know what's going on and aren't alarmed.
Pat Bruce, of Oak Forest, entered his plea Thursday in connection with a March 1 crash that killed a Downers Grove woman, Sun-Times Media reports.
Andrew Leoni earns a seat on the Kirby school district board, while incumbents John Mirecki Sr., Thomas J. Martelli and Carol DeMicheal retain their seats.
Volunteers in the News, Local Connections
A fundraiser will be held April 27 in Chicago Ridge to help the son of Thomas Mastro, the Tinley Park resident who was shot and killed March 21. Find out more about the event.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Frankie, an older tan-and-white Border Collie mix with bad arthritis, went missing Friday afternoon, in Tinley Park. Thankfully, his owners found him Saturday morning at the PAWS Animal Shelter on 191st Street.
A current gay NFL player could come out in a few months and continue to play in the league, according to an online columnist. His biggest concern? Harm from homophobic fans. How would you react if he played for your favorite team?
Christopher J. Dyson, 18, also faces an armed robbery charge connected to Thursday's shooting that left a Tinley Park man dead. He is being held without bail.
An 18-year-old Tinley Park man had police and village residents searching for him late Friday and early Saturday.
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