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Six people were hurt when this car crashed through a wrought iron fence and ended up against the front steps of a home in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt When Car Crashes Through Yard In Austin

Four adults and two children were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, after a car crashed through a wrought iron fence and into the front yard of a house in the Austin neighborhood.

05/01/2013

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How Your Backyard Can Save Your Summer

Much to my boys’ dismay, we simply cannot spend every minute of daylight each day of summer vacation at the park, the pool or at the beach. There are days we all simply need to relax, and well, the house isn’t self-cleaning and dinner isn’t self-preparing, so even if we table the relaxing idea, there are days (even in the gloriousness of summer vacation) when we simply must be homebound in order to keep alive and partially clean. This is where the backyard comes in…

06/18/2012

Two 20-year-olds illegally tapped a fire hydrant in suburban Tinley Park to fill a homemade ice rink in a friend's back yard. (Credit: CBS)

Tinley Park Men Caught Using Fire Hydrant To Fill Backyard Ice Rink

Two young men in Tinley Park were skating on thin ice with the law when they created a backyard ice rink.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

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Artist Builds Igloo In Backyard

Following the blizzard this week, most people were pulling out their shovels or snow blowers, while some were just trying to skid through it.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011