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Blasting Resumes At Suburban Quarry Months After Quake

It was a real mystery back in November when a blast went off at a suburban rock quarry and then seconds later, the ground shook. The question is , was the earthquake related to the blast?


Northwestern University seismic station at Ryerson Woods Conservation Area in Lake County, IL. measured Monday's tremor.

Rep. Lipinski Calls For Investigation Into Quarry Blast

Congressman Dan Lipinski has asked three federal agencies to get to the bottom of Monday’s tremors centered on a quarry in southwest suburban McCook.


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Police: Teen Swimming With Friends Drowns In Bolingbrook Quarry

A 17-year-old boy apparently drowned while swimming laps with friends Wednesday night in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, police said.