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Police & Fire
A Ford SUV ran into the back of a dump truck on I-80 around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The Illinois State Police and Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed at least one person died in the crash.
Police & Fire, Schools
The Tinley Park intermediate school was in lockdown as police apprehended a boy with a pellet gun Thursday afternoon. No was hurt, and police say the incident is being handled as a juvenile case.
Spring's arrival brings nicer weather but at a cost. The wind and warmer temperatures create the perfect conditions for wildfires. Find out the biggest cause of these blazes. Hint: It's not mice with matches, one fire chief says.
An 18-year-old Tinley Park man had police and village residents searching for him late Friday and early Saturday.
Joseph 'Jose' Banks, who broke out of a downtown Chicago prison Tuesday and was sighted in Tinley Park and New Lenox, was captured by Chicago Police and the FBI on Thursday night.
Bahaa Sam beat his wife with a weightlifting curling bar as their 4-year-old son watched, Will County prosecutors claimed at the Tinley Park man's hearing. Sam is charged with first-degree murder and is being held on $5 million bail.
Bahaa A. Sam, 47, faces first degree murder in the death of his wife, Nermeen Gamal Sam, 38, according to police. The husband has a history of domestic battery charges, court records show.
An individual is in custody as Tinley Park Police are investigating the death of a woman in the Brookside Glen subdivision. The incident poses no danger to the community, police say.
Patch goes through the timeline of Tuesday's events as two convicted bank robbers escaped from a downtown Chicago prison and made their way to Tinley Park.
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