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IDOT Reminds Drivers To Slow Down In Construction Zones

It might not be prime road construction weather yet, but spring and summer are primed to be full of roadwork projects throughout the Chicago area.

04/14/2014

Chuck E. Cheese

Woman Charged With Punching Off-Duty Cop Outside Chuck E Cheese

Police were called at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, to help an Oak Lawn officer who was working security at the family restaurant, located at 4031 W. 95th St.

03/27/2014

One person was killed when a car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the Red Line. The car flipped over during the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Dead In Crash On Dan Ryan

A 25-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line near 87th Street early Monday morning.

03/24/2014

Authorities investigate after a pickup truck fell into a sinkhole on the South Side Thursday night. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Pickup Truck Falls In Sinkhole On South Side

Two people were inside a pickup truck that fell into the hole that formed on the eastbound lanes of 95th Street

11/29/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Riders Get Set For 5-Month Construction Project: ‘It’s Going To Be Crazy’

One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.

05/07/2013

Conceptual rendering of a CTA "Bus Rapid Transit" station at Ashland and Chicago avenues. (Credit: CTA)

Ashland To Get CTA’s First ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Route

A 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.

04/19/2013

Red Line Train

Massive Red Line Project Begins In A Month

The countdown is on: In just about a month, the CTA will begin the Red Line reconstruction project.

04/15/2013

Ambulance

Trucker Killed In Rollover Crash In Hickory Hills

The 1998 Truck Tractor semi truck was traveling on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) when it attempted to exit at 95th Street but rolled over on the southbound ramp.

04/10/2013

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1 Dead, 2 Critical After Dan Ryan Crash

One person is dead and two others were critically injured in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side Sunday afternoon, state police said.

02/03/2013

Chuck E. Cheese

Man Uninjured In Shooting Outside Oak Lawn Chuck E Cheese’s

A man sitting in a car in the parking lot of an Oak Lawn Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant emerged unscathed after two gunmen approached the vehicle and opened fire Saturday night.

12/23/2012

Pedestrian Critically Injured When Hit By Car On South Side

A man was critically injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a car while he was crossing a street in the South Side South Deering neighborhood.

12/22/2012

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Man Killed In Accident On Dan Ryan

Charges were pending against a driver who caused a fatal accident early Saturday on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) in which alcohol was believed to be a factor.

11/10/2012

Police Lights Police Car

Robbery Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Oak Lawn

Police in Oak Lawn said an armed robbery suspect has surrendered – after barricading himself inside a stairwell of a home this afternoon.

11/07/2012

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Man Shot And Killed In Jeffrey Manor

A 23-year-old man was fatally shot during a fight over a bicycle Friday night in the South Side Jeffrey Manor neighborhood, police said.

10/06/2012

About 1,000 protesters marched on Western Avenue and 95th Street, along the border between Chicago and Evergreen Park, to protest the lack of black workers on local construction crews, including two recent projects near that location. (Credit: CBS)

Key Alderman Plans To Join Businessman’s Protest Of Lack Of Black Construction Jobs

The head of a powerful City Council committee was speaking out Tuesday, in support of Soft Sheen Products founder Edward Gardner, who has led a pair of protests over minority hiring for construction work.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

About 1,000 protesters marched on Western Avenue and 95th Street, along the border between Chicago and Evergreen Park, to protest the lack of black workers on local construction crews, including two recent projects near that location. (Credit: CBS)

Businessman Leads Protest To Demand Black Construction Jobs

Legendary South Side business owner Ed Gardner on Sunday was once again protesting the lack of black workers on local construction crews, leading about 1,000 demonstrators supporting his cause.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

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Prominent Businessman Leads Protest Over Lack Of Construction Jobs For Blacks

The 87-year old founder and former owner of Soft Sheen Products led a pair of protests in the Beverly neighborhood and Evergreen Park on Monday, over the lack of black workers on local construction crews.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

Alpha Sabbithi, 27, was reported missing after he was last seen on Aug. 19, 2012. His body was found two days later in a lake in a Cook County forest preserve. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Officials: Body Found In Lake Is Missing Oak Lawn Man

Officials confirmed the body of a man found Tuesday morning in a Cook County forest preserve is that of a missing Oak Lawn man whose car, wallet and cell phone were found Sunday at the preserve.

08/21/2012

95th Red Line Shooting

Man Shot At 95th Street Red Line Terminal; Boy Grazed By Bullet In South Shore

The busy 95th Street CTA Red Line terminal on the city’s South Side turned into a crime scene overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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