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South Loop Stores Evacuated After Gas Leak

Several stores in the South Loop are being evacuated after a gas leak was reported Monday morning.

08/18/2014

A leaking gas main outside the north entrance to Brookfield Zoo forced the closure of the north parking lot on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Brookfield Zoo Parking Lots Closed After Gas Main Break

The main entrance at Brookfield Zoo had to be closed Friday after a gas main break nearby, and its smaller south parking lot quickly filled to capacity.

08/08/2014

Authorities investigate after a person was found dead inside a southwest suburban Oak Lawn home Wednesday evening by crews responding to a gas leak, according to police. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother Dies

Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.

04/24/2014

Smoke billows from a house-explosion scene in Joliet (Marge Brennan).

Arson Ruled Out, Gas Leak Blamed In Joliet House Explosion

Investigators have confirmed a gas leak was to blame for an explosion and fire that destroyed a house in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this week.

03/28/2014

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Gas Leak Near Cicero Schools Sends Children To Hospitals

Nearly 40 children were sent to the hospital and two Cicero Elementary schools were closed after reports of a gas leak in the area.

11/21/2013

Four buildings at the University of Illinois at Chicago were evacuated on Sept. 24, 2013, after a construction crew ruptured a natural gas line. (Photo courtesy: Chris Matocha)

Four Buildings At UIC Evacuated For Gas Leak

A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.

09/24/2013

Residents Evacuated After South Side Gas Leak

Residents were evacuated on Tuesday morning following a gas leak on the South Side.

06/11/2013

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Gas Leak, Fire Force Evacuation In Lyons

Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Multiple Reports Of Natural Gas Odor In Lincoln Park

Police are investigating multiple reports of a smell of natural gas in and around the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

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Gas Main Rupture Prompts Evacuation In Little Village

A building in the Little Village neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday morning, after a construction crew struck a gas main.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

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Gas Leak Blocks Off Canal Street In South Loop

A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

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No Injuries Reported From South Side Gas Leak

A South Side block was evacuated briefly Monday morning after a water crew struck a gas main.

11/28/2011

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Four Hospitalized After NW Side Gas Leak

Four people were hospitalized — two in critical condition — after becoming sick from a gas leak Saturday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood.

10/22/2011

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Cop, Firefighter Hurt In Crash At Scene Of Gas Leak

A 19-year-old southwest suburban woman has been ticketed after crashing into a police squad car as an officer directed traffic at the scene of a gas leak Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side.

10/17/2011

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cop, Fireman Hit By Vehicles While Directing Traffic

Two separate vehicles struck a Chicago Police officer and firefighter who were directing traffic at the scene of gas leak Saturday afternoon in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.

10/15/2011

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Gas Leak Snags Lower Wacker Drive, Michigan Avenue Traffic

Traffic was snagged at Lower Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue downtown Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted in a ComEd vault.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Old Town Gas Leak Prompts Hazmat Response

Construction crews hit a gas main Friday morning in the Old Town neighborhood, prompting a hazardous materials response.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

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Gas Leak Evacuates Rotary Building In Downtown Evanston

A gas leak shut forced the evacuation of a high-rise office building in the heart of downtown Evanston Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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No One Injured In North Side Gas Leak

HazMat crews responded to reports of a gas leak in the West Ridge neighborhood Sunday, but no one was injured.

04/10/2011

Chicago firefighters respond to a major gas leak outside the Affinia Chicago hotel at 166 E. Superior St. on April 7, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Large Gas Leak Secured Near Streeterville Hotel

Emergency crews have secured a large gas leak outside a Streeterville neighborhood hotel on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

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