Shortly before 10 p.m., the off-duty sergeant was pumping gas at a Citgo near 103rd and Cottage Grove, when three men approached, and one of them pointed a gun at the officer.
A fire overnight at an oil refinery in southwest suburban Lemont could affect prices at the pump in Chicago.
A south suburban gas station gave out about $12,000 worth of free gas over a two-week period recently, but it wasn’t part of a promotion, it was because someone tampered with the pumps.
Authorities are looking for help in solving two armed robberies in Fox Lake that took place in October at the BP Amoco and the Citgo gas station.
Sometimes Kenny Perry had an itch that had to be scratched — as in a lottery scratch-off ticket. On Friday, he was presented with a giant million-dollar lottery check.
Some West Side ministers were giving away $5,000 in free gas Saturday morning.