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Lyons Residents Vent At Village Meeting On Police Layoffs

Residents of Lyons got a chance to vent their frustrations about police layoffs at a town meeting Wednesday night.

04/16/2014

Lyons Police patch.  (Credit: Lyons Police Department Website)

Laid-Off Lyons Police Officers Speak Out

They lost their jobs last week when the near west suburb of Lyons took drastic measures to fight financial troubles.

04/15/2014

Lyons Police patch.  (Credit: Lyons Police Department Website)

Lyons Police Force Will Cut Department By One-Third: Union

It would be a bitter turn in labor negotiations that have been stalled since December. The village says it doesn’t have the money to meet the union’s demands. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

04/10/2014

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Ambulance Stolen From Stroger Hospital Found In Lyons

About 8:45 p.m., a suspect got into the ambulance as emergency personnel was unloading a patient and taking them into the hospital, located at 1969 W. Ogden Ave.

04/07/2014

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Shooting Suspects Arrested After Police Chase

After allegedly shooting a man in the South Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday night, two suspects led Chicago police on a car chase that ended in their arrests in west suburban Lyons.

03/19/2014

A fire caused part of the vacant Lyons Chamber of Commerce building to collapse overnight, and the entire structure must be torn down. (Credit: NVP News)

Historic Lyons Building To Be Torn Down After Overnight Fire

No one was hurt in a hard-fought fire overnight in Lyons, but it appears the blaze did destroy one of the town’s landmarks.

11/22/2013

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Michigan Man Shot Dead At Lyons Gun Range In Apparent Accident

Michigan man is dead after being shot multiple times in the neck and head during an apparent accident Tuesday afternoon at a west suburban Lyons gun range.

09/17/2013

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Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Car In Lyons

A man died Friday night after he was struck by a vehicle in west suburban Lyons.

05/11/2013

Lyons firefighters and police officers helped rescue 11 people from an apartment building in the 4500 block of Prescott Avenue, after a fire in the early morning hours of April 1, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police, Firefighters Rescue 11 From Apartment Fire In Lyons

A mother and her 2-year-old daughter were among 11 people who have police and firefighters to thank for helping them get to safety, after a fire at an apartment building in west suburban Lyons early Monday.

04/01/2013

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Two Suburban Banks Robbed

About 9:15 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1645 Larkin Ave. and announced the robbery, a release from Elgin police said. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in an unknown direction.

03/02/2013

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2 Killed In Car Crash In Lyons

Two women were killed Saturday night following a car crash in west suburban Lyons.

01/27/2013

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Suit Targets Ex-School Treasurer Over Payouts

Lyons Township School officials are suing the township’s former treasurer, alleging he overpaid himself more than a half million dollars in taxpayer money.

10/18/2012

Lyons Gas Fire

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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Police Search Forest Preserve For Missing West Suburban Man

Police dogs were brought out Tuesday to search a west suburban forest preserve for a 59-year old Chicago man who has been missing since late last week.

WBBM Newsradio–06/12/2012

Utility Pole Snaps

Broken Utility Pole Shuts Down Busy Intersection On Lyons-Stickney Border

The busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Surveillance video from bank robbery in Berwyn.

Woman Suspected In Three Suburban Bank Robberies In Custody

A woman who is suspected of committing three bank robberies in the west suburbs of Berwyn and Lyons has been taken into custody, according to the FBI.

12/03/2011

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Lyons Mayor Appoints Ex-Con Father To Village Zoning Board

A former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village’s Zoning Board and Plan Commission.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011

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Third Person Dies After Head-On Crash

A third person has died from an early Sunday head-on crash apparently caused by a driver going the wrong direction in Lyons.

06/21/2011

Crash

2 Dead, 3 Seriously Injured In Lyons Crash

Two people were killed and three others were seriously injured when two cars crashed head-on early Sunday in west suburban Lyons.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

Eight kids were hurt on an inflatable slide at a Lyons elementary school. (CBS)

Children Hurt On Playground At Lyons School

Eight students from a Lyons elementary school were rushed to the hospital this afternoon after a mishap on the school playground.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

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