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Jeff Friesen’s Mini Stereotypes Of LEGO America Are Coming To A Coffee Table Near You

Jeff Friesen isn’t looking to take over the world, but he is looking to re-create it — and he’s doing it brick-by-brick. As the creator of the wildly popular LEGO scenes “The Great LEGO North,” “The 50 States of LEGO” and the recent “Bricksy,” Friesen’s work has been ruling the LEGO-loving internet since he laid […]

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5 dead in I-55 wrecks near Elwood identified

The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles on Interstate 55 Monday afternoon, killing four people and injuring four others, is due in court today, state police said this morning . Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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5 dead, 4 hurt in 2 crashes on I-55 near Channahon: state police

Five people were killed and four were injured in two semitruck crashes that happened minutes apart Monday afternoon on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Channahon. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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4 dead, 5 hurt in I-55 crash near Channahon: state police

Four people were killed and five were hurt in two semitruck crashes that happened minutes apart Monday afternoon on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Channahon. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Teens charged with attacking man near Taste of Park Ridge

The alleged beating of a man by teenagers amidst a large crowd in northwest suburban Park Ridge’s Hinkley Park last weekend was caught on video. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Despite recent shootings, Chicago nowhere near US 'murder capital'

Despite recent shootings, Chicago nowhere near US 'murder capital' FT_14.07.14_HighestMurderRates The spate of 82 shootings in Chicago over the July 4th holiday weekend, in which at least 16 people were killed, drew national attention to gun violence in the nation's third-largest city. But that focus risks missing the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Elgin man identified as pedestrian killed in crash near Hoffman Estates

Authorities Tuesday identified Gabriel Gutierrez-Gomez of Elgin as the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle early Monday morning near Hoffman Estates. Gutierrez-Gomez, 27, of 100 block of Hilton Place, was walking along Golf Road between Rohrssen Road and Route 59 at 5 a.m. when he was struck by a westbound Nissan Versa. Full News […]

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Boy hit by car near Lake in the Hills fest

A teenage boy riding his bicycle was struck by a car on Miller Road in Lake in the Hills as crowds exited nearby Rockin’ Ribfest Saturday night, police said. Heavy rains may have been a factor in the crash, Sgt. Ted Ziarkowski said. The boy suffered a minor leg injury. Full News here – DailyHerald.com […]

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Man held without bond in hammer attack on women near Navy Pier

A man whose family said he struggles with mental illness was ordered held without bond Thursday for allegedly attacking two suburban women with a hammer as they walked on the lakefront bike path near Navy Pier. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Charges Filed in Hammer Attack Near Navy Pier

Charges Filed in Hammer Attack Near Navy Pier Jawaun Westbrook, 28, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery and use of a deadly weapon. Authorities said Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, walked up to two 55-year-old women along the lakefront path on … Full News here – Read more […]

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Police: 1 in custody after 2 women attacked with hammer near Navy Pier

Police are questioning a suspect after two 55-year-old women were reportedly struck in the face with a hammer near Navy Pier on Tuesday evening. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Six horses, one goat die in barn fire near Wauconda

Six horses and one goat died in a fire that swept through a barn near Wauconda and caused the collapse of the building early Saturday, authorities said. The owner managed to save one horse, according to the Wauconda Fire District. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Teen shot near PUSH headquarters on South Side

A teenage boy was shot Friday evening near Rainbow PUSH headquarters in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he was conducting a town hall meeting when he was told of the shooting outside. “I rushed out, the police had come, they had put him on a stretcher,” […]

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Sex offender charged with living near McHenry day care

A registered sex offender has been charged with living near a northwest suburban day care center after a mother spotted him acting suspiciously. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Teen dies while swimming in Lake Michigan near Whiting

A Hammond teenager was found dead after slipping under the surface of Lake Michigan and disappearing as he was swimming with friends near Whiting, Ind. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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