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Oak Lawn, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Oak Lawn, IL include 60453, 60454, and 60458. The median home price in Oak Lawn is $154,900 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Oak Lawn information.

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Sunday | The Southtown Star

Details outlined in fire chief-sharing deal

Oak Lawn Fire Chief George Sheets will have full responsibility over the Chicago Ridge Fire Department, but staffing remains the job of the Chicago Ridge mayor and trustees, according to an agreement approved by each village board.

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Sunday | The Southtown Star

2 teenagers killed, 2 others seriously wounded in crash in Harvey

Two teens were killed in an early morning single-vehicle crash Sunday, July 27, 2014, that happened near this viaduct in Harvey.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Lawn officially reopens improved Memorial Park

The reopening ceremony for Oak Lawn's renovated Memorial Park this past week brought out dozens of families to celebrate the park's new features, designed to offer something for all ages.

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Patch.com

Congressman Lipinski To Host Town Hall in Oak Lawn on July 31

If your basement turns into a toilet every time that it rains, or you have other concerns about what is happening in Washington, D.C., Congressman Dan Lipinski will be hosting a town hall meeting for Illinois Third District residents in Oak Lawn this coming week.

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My FOX Chicago

1 dead, 7 hurt in shootings Thursday

Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Bronze Star Recipient Joins Fifth District Trustee Race for 2015

A decorated war veteran has thrown his hat into the ring in Oak Lawn's fifth district trustee race.

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The Southtown Star

Hostage hoax in Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn police are investigating whether an online gamer with a grudge against an Oak Lawn teen called in a false report of a hostage incident.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

'They're Playing Our Song' Opens Aug. 1 in Oak Lawn

The smash Broadway musical comedy "They're Playing Our Song" is opening Aug. 1, 2014, in Oak Lawn.

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The Southtown Star

Oak Lawn to start huge water improvement project

Gov. Pat Quinn hands Oak Lawn Mayor Sandra Bury a pen at a bill-signing ceremony Wednesday in Oak Lawn.

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The Capitol Fax Blog

Internal Maywood politics caused shift in NRI grant money

Newly released emails from Gov. Pat Quinn's office show politics appeared to trump credentials when deciding how big a serving some nonprofits should get from his now-tarnished $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence grant program.

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WGN-TV Chicago

Woman killed after tire flies off car causing crash on Bishop Ford

The crash occurred when a tire flew off of a car in the southbound lanes and hit another car in the northbound lanes, according to Illinois State Police.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Lawn's Memorial Park to have grand re-opening

Oak Lawn's renovated Memorial Park, also called Rocket Ship Park, will have its grand re-opening at 5:30 pm Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

1 dead, 6 injured in shootings across city

One man was killed and at least six people, including three teenage boys, were shot across the city Monday evening.

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Morris Daily Herald

Channahon man killed in Sunday crash identified

Authorities have identified James M. Harris III, 22, of Channahon as the passenger killed during Sunday night's one-vehicle accident on Route 6 near Gun Club Road.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Southtown Star

Christ Medical Center ER holding its own amid epidemic of violence

It's just after 1 a.m. when the doors to Christ Medical Center's emergency department slide open yet again.

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Southwest News-Herald

Oak Lawn 'Green' fest partnerships spark debate

A request made by two Oak Lawn village trustees to review charitable partners in addition to Park Lawn for the annual Fall on the Green Fest has met some opposition.

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CBS Local

Seven Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Most recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

High Performance Pontiac

1972 Pontiac GTO - Gee ...! No, G-T-O

By 1972, the muscle-car era was coming to a close. Changing public tastes, skyrocketing insurance rates, and new government regulations put pressure on Detroit to produce more environmentally responsible, safe, and economical vehicles.

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My FOX Chicago

Six wounded in shootings Wednesday

In the most recent incident, two people were shot about 10:30 p.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NBC Chicago

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ranks 10th in Nation

Due to its high scores in 10 medical specialties, Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 10th in the country, according to U.S. News' Best Hospital Rankings.

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