Holiday Weekend

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Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And Monday

If you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.


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Memorial Day Weekend, Expect Low Fuel Prices And More Vehicles On The Road

Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.


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3 Dead, 37 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Rogers Park. Two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge. One was shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital, where he died. The other man was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.


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Holiday Road Trips — And Summer Gas Prices — Highest In Years

Nationally, gas prices were at a six-year high for this time of year, hitting a U.S. average Tuesday of $3.67 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 18 cents from a year ago. Average regular gasoline prices were even higher Tuesday in Illinois, at $3.83; in the Chicago area, at $3.98; and in Chicago, at $4.23.


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Eight Shot Through Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

The most recent shooting happened early Friday when a man was shot through a window while he was sitting in a home in the South Shore neighborhood.


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State Police Honor Fallen Trooper With Thanksgiving Patrol

Illinois State Police launched an aggressive Thanksgiving holiday enforcement effort on the state’s roadways Tuesday called Operation Kyle in honor of a state trooper who was killed a year ago conducting a traffic stop.


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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.


Two men were shot in the 1100 block of South Mason early Thursday. (Photo credit: Sam Charles~Sun-Times Media.)

6 Dead, 28 Wounded In Holiday Weekend Shootings

Six men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings throughout the city so far this holiday weekend.


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At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Holiday Weekend Violence

Violence on the city’s streets left at least six people dead and dozens more wounded over the holiday weekend, in every corner of the city.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

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Police To Step Up Patrols For Holiday Weekend

Drivers out late over this Fourth of July weekend might notice they have company on the road – more police.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011