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Gasoline thieves pried open a gas pump to disable the mechanism that measures how much gas has been delivered, so they could steal gas and resell it. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police Search For 2nd Suspect In Gasoline Theft Scheme

Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.

CBS 2–02/04/2013

A Citgo gas station in Chicago Heights ran out of gas on May 5, 2012, after someone had been tampering with some of the gas pumps for two weeks, in order to allow them to pump free gas without the clerk's knowledge. (Credit: CBS)

Pump Tampering Leads To $12K Theft From Suburban Gas Station

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.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Bill Pending To Increase Amount Of Ethanol In Gasoline

A bill that would pave the way for ethanol-based E15 fuel in Illinois is rattling around the Illinois House.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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Barber’s Chair, Antique Pumps Stolen From Gas Station

Three antique gas pumps and a chrome barber’s chair base, which had been stored outside a Libertyville gas station for the past 20 years, were stolen last week.

04/05/2011