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2 killed when car hits pole on I-90 at Barrington

  Chicago Tribune: CST, February 9, 2014 “Two people were killed when their car veered off the Jane Addams Tollway at Barrington and struck a light pole this morning, according to Illinois State Police. The car, a silver Toyota Corolla, was headed west on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control and left the road, striking the pole at Barrington Road ...

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1 dead, at least 1 injured in Antioch crash

  By Joe ShumanSpecial to the Tribune2:04 p.m. CST, February 9, 2014 One person was killed and at least one injured in a two-vehicle crash in far north suburban Antioch this morning, authorities said. The crash near Illinois Route 173 and Eagle Ridge Drive in Antioch took place about 10:30 a.m., police said. One person was killed and at least one ...

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Barefoot girl rescued from ice near Montrose Harbor

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – A girl with autism was rescued from Lake Michigan after walking down an embankment without wearing any shoes and onto the ice near Montrose Harbor Sunday morning. The 13-year-old girl’s mother called for help about 10:45 a.m. from the 4200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where the girl had broken away from her mother, ...

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Carol Stream family suing village, paramedic over 2012 death

By Daily Herald Josh Welge A Carol Stream family filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Friday against the village and a former paramedic, claiming negligence in the choking death of an 81-year-old woman. The lawsuit claims that on Aug. 25, 2012, the village “willfully and wantonly breached its duty” when Carol Stream Fire Protection District paramedic Carey Zabran, who is no longer ...

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San Fransisco loses two Brothers in just eight days

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Breaking news: Ceiling falls on three people at Logan Square Music Hall

BREAKING NEWS: Three people were hurt when a portion of the ceiling fell on them during a concert at Logan Square’s Concord Music Hall early Saturday morning. The venue is located in the 2400 block of North Milwaukee. The band, Datsik was on stage at the time and their performance was cut short by the mishap. Police say none of ...

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Woman drops off newborn son at fire station

Chicago Tribune: “A woman dropped off her newborn son at a fire station on the Northwest Side, officials said. The woman, who appeared to be in her 20s, showed up at the station at Foster and Cumberland avenues around 5 p.m. Thursday and told firefighters she had given birth that morning, according to police and fire officials. She said she ...

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Carol Stream Special Alarm 1377 Lance 2-7-14

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Chicago medic sent to hospital after fireground asthma attack

By Adam Sege The Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A basement fire sent smoke rising to the upper floors of a North Side high-rise Thursday night but caused no serious injuries, authorities said. A doorman in the 16-story building reported the fire just after 10 p.m., Chicago Fire Department commissioner Jose Santiago said. Firefighters found flames in the basement of the ...

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Woman found dead, with stab wounds, in burning building (Chicago 2-11)

                    Report by: Eric Clark, Tribune A woman who had been stabbed several times was found by firefighters in a burning building on the Southwest Side this afternoon, police said.Firefighters were called around 1:50 p.m. to a fire in the 2500 block of West 45th Place, according to Police News Affairs. ...

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