New Lenox Township

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KKK Recruitment Flyers Found In New Lenox

The Ku Klux Klan apparently has been trying to make inroads in the southwestern suburbs.


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Texting Driver Causes Rollover Crash In New Lenox: Police

Kyle Greenfield of Manhattan was driving while distracted and struck a vehicle that was stopped at a stop sign at Cedar and Delaney roads in New Lenox Township.


Two people were killed and three others were critically injured when their vehicles struck an oil pipeline in New Lenox Township. (Photo from Joseph P. Meier / Sun-Times Media )

Police: Drag Racing Led To Deadly Crash Into Oil Pipeline

Police said Monday that the drivers of two vehicles were drag racing when they crashed through a fence and slammed into an oil pipeline over the weekend, sparking a fire that killed two people.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012


Man Pretends To Be Deaf To Evade Arrest, Fails

A wanted man allegedly pretended to be deaf and mute when police caught him, but officers didn’t buy it.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Patrick Mizwicki

Vigil Planned For Cross Country Runner Fatally Struck By Car

Students will be gathering with heavy hearts at Lincoln-Way East High School as they remember their friend and classmate Patrick Mizwicki with a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. tonight.


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Autopsy: Mokena Area Murder Victim Was Beaten

A man found slain in unincorporated Mokena earlier this week was beaten to death, an autopsy showed.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011