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  • Driver who was high on pot and Freon in '09 fatal crash gets 7 years

    Driver who was high on pot and Freon in '09 fatal crash gets 7 years
    A Frankfurt man high on marijuana and Freon and who was texting and steering his car with his knees when he struck and killed a Blue Island man in 2009 was sentenced to seven years in prison today, officials said. Joseph Brynda, 20, pleaded guilty in a...
  • Chicago police fatally shoot man at West Side 'L' station

    Chicago police fatally shoot man at West Side 'L' station
    Chicago police shot and killed a man at an 'L' station Sunday night when they said he pointed two pistols at officers. A spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police said it appeared the gunman may have committed "suicide by cop." The dead man was...
  • Man faces new charges in fatal Monday afternoon crash

    Man faces new charges in fatal Monday afternoon crash
    A Blue Island man who faces DUI charges after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood Monday had a blood-alchol level more than three times the legal limit, prosecutors said. Walter Thompson, 30, of...
  • Woman fatally struck by Metra train on South Side identified

    Woman fatally struck by Metra train on South Side identified
    A woman who was struck and killed by a Metra Rock Island train this morning in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side has been identified, officials said. The accident happened about 7 a.m. near 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, officials...
  • 8 injured when car crashes into restaurant

    8 injured when car crashes into restaurant
    Eight people were injured when a car plowed into a Chili's restaurant on the South Side Saturday night, officials said. Two victims were transported to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in serious-to-critical condition and two others were...
  • Search for murder victim on Far South Side finds nothing

    Search for murder victim on Far South Side finds nothing
    A police search today on the Far South Side for the body of a teenage girl believed to be at least the third victim of a serial killer has ended without searchers finding anything, authorities said. Blue Island police and the South Suburban Major...
  • Blue Island Kiwanis hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast

    Blue Island Kiwanis hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast
    May 2--From 8am to 1pm the Blue Island Kiwanis will host its Annual Pancake Breakfast at Veterans Memorial School, 12320 S Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, IL. The cost of the ticket is $5 per person and tickets are available at the door or from any Blue...