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Photos: Huge Hail Falls In Minooka

The strong storms that passed through the Chicago area on Wednesday evening produced some impressive, and damaging hail.


Jaroslaw Mietus (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal Crash On I-80

A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.


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Westbound I-80 Reopens After Fatal Crash Near Minooka

A fatal crash involving two pickups and a semi truck shut down the westbound lanes of I-80 for more than five hours in southwest suburban Minooka on Thursday morning.


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Minooka Woman Dies After Hammond Crash

A southwest suburban woman died early Sunday after a motor vehicle accident in Hammond, Indiana.


A missing trucker was driving a white 2011 Freightliner Cascadia tractor truck with California license plate VP74981

Missing Truck Driver Located

The search is on for a truck driver who has been missing for more than a day/



Teenager Killed In Crash In Minooka

A teenager was killed in a crash that injured four others on Sunday in Minooka.



Man Charged With Killing Loose Bulldog Puppy

Police say a 66-year-old southwest suburban man shot and killed a bulldog after believing his dogs were being threatened, the Herald-News is reporting.


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Teens Accused Of Torching Bushes

Two teens were arrested after allegedly setting bushes on fire Tuesday in far southwest suburban Minooka.



One Injured When Semis Collide On I-80

A truck driver was injured Monday evening when two semi-trailer trucks collided on Interstate 80 near Minooka.


Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Winners Have Big Plans After Lottery Ticket Luck

The agenda is becoming clear for a Minooka couple, now that they have cleared $8 million with a winning Lottery ticket.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2011

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Violent Crime Spree Leads To Life In Prison

A man who went on a violent crime spree in southern Cook County and neighboring communities last spring has been sentenced to natural life.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

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Suburban School Shelves Limits On Social Networking

The school board in a far southwest suburb has shelved plans to put limits on social networking.


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Firefighters Battle Blaze At Chemical Plant Near Minooka

The explosion occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lyondell-Bassell Equistar Division plant, at 8805 N. Tabler Rd.


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Area Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes In Florida

Federal officials are investigating the circumstances of an airplane crash that left pilot Scott Tezak of Minooka dead.


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Bicyclist Critically Hurt In Suburban Crash

A man from southwest suburban Plainfield is in critical condition after being hit while riding his bicycle in Kendall County.