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Mom Frustrated By Inaction At Intersection Where Daughter Was Killed

Nearly a year after a south suburban girl was killed after she was hit by a truck, her mother says she’s frustrated that safety improvements in the intersection where it happened are still years away from being started.


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Man Killed In Oak Lawn Crash

One man was killed and two others were injured when the car they were in crashed into a garage in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Friday night.


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Oak Lawn Residents At Odds With ComEd Over Power Surge

Dozens of Oak Lawn families lost power over the weekend, but the real problems started when the power came back on and fried their computers and appliances.


Pastor Peggy McClanahan, of Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ in Oak Lawn, offers Ash Wednesday rites to commuters at the Metra station on 95th Street on Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Some Pastors Offer ‘Ashes To Go’ For Commuters On Ash Wednesday

For the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, some ministers were catering to commuters, by placing ashes on their foreheads as they waited for their trains.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

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Teachers Reflect On Kanye West’s Success

CBS 2’s Jim Williams talked to his former teachers, and describes how Chicago helped make him a hip hop superstar.


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As Oak Lawn Man Beaten Outside His Home Clings To Life, Family Wonders Who Did It

Terry Reichert spent last Tuesday night shooting pool with his brother. The following morning, the 51-year Oak Lawn man was found unconscious at the door of his home, the apparent victim of severe beating.


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Police: Oak Lawn Man Allowed Dog To Attack His Mother

An Oak Lawn man accused of allowing his girlfriend’s pit bull to repeatedly attack his mother this month remained in Cook County Jail on Monday on charges of domestic battery, battery, assault and resisting arrest, records show.


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Oak Lawn Wine And Flower Shop To Add Video Gambling

Starting tonight, customers at Avenue Flower Shop and Wine bar will be able to have a glass of wine, order a bouquet of flowers and play a little video poker.


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Police Nab Two After Oak Lawn Armed Robbery, Chase

Two Chicago men were arrested Monday after they allegedly robbed an Oak Lawn convenience store and led police through two southwestern suburbs before crashing in Chicago.


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Man Uninjured In Shooting Outside Oak Lawn Chuck E Cheese’s

A man sitting in a car in the parking lot of an Oak Lawn Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant emerged unscathed after two gunmen approached the vehicle and opened fire Saturday night.


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Man Wanted For Stabbing His Brothers-In-Law

Police in south suburban Oak Lawn are looking for a man who they say stabbed two of his brothers-in-law late Saturday.


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Robbery Suspect Surrenders After Standoff In Oak Lawn

Police in Oak Lawn said an armed robbery suspect has surrendered – after barricading himself inside a stairwell of a home this afternoon.


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Three Firefighters Injured In Oak Lawn Blaze

Three firefighters were injured while battling a blaze in a southwest suburban home Tuesday morning.


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Father Dan Mallette Moves Out Of South Side Parish

A beloved Southwest Side priest is not at his church this morning.


Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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Gas Prices Dropping Modestly In Illinois

It may just be pennies, but the last several weeks have seen some reductions in gas prices in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2012

Police in protective gear seek a bank robbery suspect late Saturday in Oak Lawn. (CBS)

Oak Lawn Police Chief: Manhunt For Bank Robber Was ‘Tense,’ Methodical

CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Monday went back to the scene of a weekend bank heist to survey the damage.


An armed suspect robs a Bank of America branch in Oak Lawn on Saturday.  (FBI)

Police Arrest Bank Robber After 10 Hour Manhunt

After a standoff that lasted more than 10 hours, police in Oak Lawn and the FBI say they arrested a bank robber – after getting him out of a ceiling air duct.


Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Oak Lawn Child Abduction

Police are seeking help in locating a man who allegedly attempedt to abduct a teenage girl in Oak Lawn on Tuesday.


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Oak Lawn Motel May Be Forced To Close After Incidents

An Oak Lawn motel with a checkered past may be forced to shut down following a drug bust and recent death there.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012