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Demolition of the shuttered Montgomery Ward building at Lincoln Mall was left unfinished and crumbling. (Credit: Village of Matteson)

Matteson Officials Seek To Shut Down Crumbling Lincoln Mall

The Village of Matteson has filed a lawsuit, seeking to have the Lincoln Mall shut down, because the village claims it is too dangerous.

08/07/2013

Chicago firefighters had to carefully pull people out of the E2 nightclub after a panicked crowd stampeded to the exit on Feb. 17, 2003, pushing against doors that opened inward. Twenty-one people died in the stampede and dozens of others were injured. (CBS File Photo)

Appellate Court Tosses Convictions Of E2 Nightclub Owners

A panel of the Illinois Appellate court has overturned the convictions of the owners of the E2 nightclub where 21 people were killed in a stampede to the exit in 2003 after a security guard used pepper spray in the crowded club.

11/16/2011