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Bricks that fell from a truck blocked two lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Lake Street early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Kennedy Lanes Reopened After Spilled Bricks Blocked Traffic

All lanes on the northbound Kennedy Expressway have reopened on the Near West Side after a load of bricks spilled from a semi and scattered across two lanes early Thursday.

11/20/2014

Two workers were injured in a construction collapse at a Vernon Hills shopping mall. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Worker Dies From Injuries In Construction Collapse At Vernon Hills Mall

One of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.

12/27/2013

A section of bricks 3 feet high and 50 feet wide fell from the top of a wall at a building in Melrose Park on July 5, 2012, injuring two pedestrians who were on the sidewalk. (Credit: CBS)

2 Children Hurt When Top Of Melrose Park Building Collapses

The commercial building’s parapet wall collapsed at about 4 p.m., sending bricks and an awning crashing to the ground at 136 and 138 Broadway.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Political Vandalism

Bricks Thrown Through Windows Of Political Offices On North Side

On the North Side of Chicago during the past two days, bricks have been thrown through the windows of some political and governmental offices. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS 2–11/09/2010