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File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Three Firefighters Injured In Oak Lawn Blaze

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

11/06/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Father Dan Mallette Moves Out Of South Side Parish

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

10/11/2012

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.

06/04/2012

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.

06/02/2012

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.

05/30/2012

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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

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Coach Quits Baseball League Board In Wake Of N-Word Controversy

More backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Sears Sign (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sears Holdings To Close 5 Illinois Stores

The stores to be shuttered are a Sears in Alton, a Sears Grand/Essentials in McHenry and three K-Marts — in Oak Lawn, Zion and Peru.

02/24/2012

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Youth Baseball Coach Suspended For Using N-Word On Facebook

A southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Rajat Prakash (Photo courtesy of Oak Lawn Police)

Doctor Charged With Fondling Patient At Advocate Christ Hospital

A doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn stands accused of fondling a patient and trying to put her hands on his crotch.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Autopsy: Cold To Blame For Death Of One Snow Shoveler

he death of one of two suburban women who collapsed while shoveling snow and died Friday have been attributed to cold exposure.

01/14/2012

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

Friday Night Lucky For Two Suburban Lottery Players

Friday night was a lucky night for two lottery players in the south suburbs. A Mega Millions player and a Little Lotto player each won $250,000 in drawings held Friday night, according to the Illinois Lottery.

12/10/2011

Ronia Ghusein, the owner of Eva's Bridal store, talks with CBS 2 about her rebuilt business. (CBS)

Owner Thanks Those Who Helped Bridal Shop Rise From Ashes

It’s been a year since Eva’s Bridal of Oak Lawn burned to the ground, and on Monday the owner said “thank you” to those who helped it rise from the ashes.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Oak Lawn police believe this man forced an elderly woman to withdraw $9,000 from her bank. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police Department)

Robbers Force Woman, 81, To Withdraw $9,000 From Bank

Police are seeking two suspects who allegedly forced an 81-year-old woman to withdraw $9,000 in cash from a bank in south suburban Oak Lawn.

10/27/2011

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Construction To Begin For Expansion At Advocate Christ Medical Center

Construction will begin in October on an expansion at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, after state officials approved it this week.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

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Men Charged In Oak Lawn Home Invasion, Police Chase

Three men have been charged in a home invasion that led to a police chase through Oak Lawn.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Woman Shot, Three Arrested In Home Invasion

A woman was shot in the arm early Wednesday when three armed males entered her southwest suburban Oak Lawn home.

08/03/2011

Wounded Army Sgt. Brad Hojek received a hero's welcome in Chicago on Thursday. (CBS)

Wounded Army Ranger Returns Home To Hero’s Welcome

Sgt. Brad Hojek came home to Oak Lawn, where he’ll get some rest and relaxation before heading back to the hospital.

07/14/2011

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