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Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Franklin Park

A 51-year-old bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle early Saturday in west suburban Franklin Park.


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School Starting Back Earlier For Many Suburban Students

August is the new September for back to school. Hundreds of students across the suburbs return to class Tuesday.


People look through a Franklin Park home for free items. (Credit: Brian Ragnall)

Man Gives Away House Full Of Possessions In Franklin Park

People who saw an ad on Craigslist thought it was too good to be true: A house full of possessions, free for the taking. But it was true and about fifty people showed up this morning a cleared the place out, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Gregory Miller (left) and Danny Striblin (right) are charged with beating a 62-year-old man who moved their bicycle away from the entrance to a gas station. The victim's jaw was broken in the attack. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Pair Charged With Beating Man Who Moved Their Bicycle

Two men have been charged with breaking the jaw of a 62-year-old man after he moved one of their bicycles, which was blocking the entrance to a west suburban gas station.


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Laptops For Every Student At West Suburban High School District

A west suburban school district is starting the school year Tuesday with new laptops for each high school student.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

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Man Killed In Traffic Crash In Franklin Park

A driver was in custody and charges were pending following a traffic crash in Franklin Park early Sunday in which a 41-year-old resident of the northwest suburb was killed.


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Vacant Motel Fire In Franklin Park Deemed Arson

The fire that destroyed a vacant motel in Franklin Park last week was deliberately set, investigators have ruled.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Vacant Motel In Franklin Park

Firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire early Thursday at a vacant motel in Franklin Park.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

$27M Of Cannabis Found In Moving Truck In Franklin Park

Authorities found three tons of cannabis — worth more than $27 million — in a moving truck in west suburban Franklin Park Friday morning.


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Wounded Burglar Charged With Attempted Home Invasion

Police have charged a man with attempted home invasion, about a month after he sustained gunshot wounds while allegedly trying to break into a home.