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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.

10/18/2013

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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.

10/11/2012

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

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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.

09/18/2011

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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