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Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon in Tinley Park. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Tinley Park Bank

The robbery happened at the TCF Bank branch at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park at 4:37 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the FBI.

11/20/2014

The Bully Bandit (Credit: CBS)

“Bully Bandit” Suspected In 16th Bank Robbery

The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.

11/14/2014

Jeffery Schultz (Credit: Facebook)

Police Question Person In Fatal Forest Park Hit-And-Run

Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse, then fled the scene.

06/03/2014

A bicyclist died after a car hit him from behind in west suburban Forest Park. The car kept going after the crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Bicyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Forest Park

Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.

06/02/2014

A woman drove her SUV into a 7-Eleven building Wednesday night in Palos Heights. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Woman Crashes SUV Into Palos Heights 7-Eleven

Police responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.

05/29/2014

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Elderly Woman Killed In Oak Park Crash

Ethel Baskins, of the 900 block of West 51st Street, crashed a vehicle into a tree in the 1300 block of North Harlem Avenue about 8:15 a.m.

05/12/2014

A rolled-over semi blocks all four inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway after a crash near Harlem Avenue early Tuesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Eisenhower Lanes Reopen After Beer Truck Crash

The crash, which involved the beer truck and a passenger vehicle, occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the inbound lanes of Interstate 290 near Harlem Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

04/29/2014

An Amtrak train struck a station wagon that got stuck on the tracks in Riverside on Thursday. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Woman, Dog Hurt When Train Hits Car In Riverside

A woman and a Shih Tzu named Tuxedo narrowly escaped serious injury after an oncoming train in west suburban Riverside struck the woman’s vehicle on Thursday.

02/21/2014

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Plan To Add Lanes To Kennedy Expressway Motoring Ahead

Adding two extra lanes to the westernmost stretch of the Kennedy Expressway doesn’t bother Demetrios Agalianos. But a wall just feet from his Northwest Side home — meant to lessen noise from the busy expressway — isn’t sounding as sweet

02/14/2014

Crews clear an apartment building after a fire broke out Wednesday night in southwest suburban Bridgeview. (Photo from NVP News Video)

1 Hurt, 18 Displaced By Bridgeview Fire

Emergency crews responded about 11:50 p.m. to the blaze that started in a first-floor unit of an apartment building in the 9000 block of South Harlem Avenue.

01/23/2014

James Whiteside (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Two Sexual Assaults

A Lincoln Park man has been charged in connection with two sexual assaults that allegedly took place Friday – one against an elderly woman near Midway International Airport, and in a separate attack hours earlier in the Montclare neighborhood.

12/30/2013

Fire Graphic

Roof Of Suburban Burger King Collapses During Fire

The manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.

11/06/2013

Ambulance

3 Hurt When Pace Bus Crashes On Stevenson

Illinois State Police said the bus was driving on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Stevenson, when it crashed with two other vehicles near Harlem Avenue.

11/01/2013

Workers assess the damage to the Blue Line cars. (Credit: Richard Wyatt/WBBM Newsradio)

NTSB Continues Probe Into Blue Line Crash Mystery

The federal government shutdown is not stopping the investigation into what caused that mysterious Blue Line crash in Forest Park.

10/01/2013

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Roadside Safety Checkpoint In Chicago Ridge

A roadside safety check over the weekend by Chicago Ridge police turned out to be anything but safe — and a lot shorter than planned.

09/04/2013

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Man Arrested After Barricading Himself In SW Side Building

He had climbed up onto the building’s roof at some point during the situation, although negotiators were eventually able to convince him to come down.

07/30/2013

Firefighters rescued seven people trapped on the second-floor of an apartment building in Montclare, during a fire on July 17, 2013. (Credit: Paris Lewbel/Captured News)

Firefighters Rescue 7 From Blaze In Montclare

Firefighters responded to the fire at a three-story building at 3009 N. Harlem Av. around 12:30 a.m., to find several people hanging out second floor windows, shouting for help.

07/17/2013

Brian Lykins (L) and Emil Niemi (R) are accused of robbing a donut shop and twice robbing a convenience store on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut Shop

Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.

07/09/2013

A fatal accident at Harlem Avenue and 61st Place  in Summit. (CBS)

Police: Distracted Driver Kills Summit Man On Street

One person is dead after an accident Monday morning in Summit.

04/29/2013

A bandit wearing a Spiderman mask robs a Harlem Avenue store this week. (Chicago Police)

‘Spiderman Bandit’ The Latest Serial Robber To Hit Chicago Businesses

Spiderman is a hero in the movies, but he’s turning out to be a bad guy in Chicago.

02/21/2013

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