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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 $156,900 which is roughly $130/per square foot. More Oak Lawn information.

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As One Challenger Steps Aside, A New One Steps Into Dist. 3 Trustee Race

Eight months out from the suburban Cook County municipal elections, there is a new challenger on the dance card for Oak Lawn's Dist.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Dist. 123 Plans Pre-School Open House on Sept. 3

Oak Lawn-Hometown District 123 will be hosting an open house during our district wide late start on September 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m..

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Southtown Star

Three charged in Oak Lawn home invasion

Two men and a woman were charged with home invasion after an incident Wednesday in the 9200 block of South Central Avenue in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Department.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Southtown Star

What's really going on here?

Whoa! When you said you have to work on a bad slice I thought you meant golf. - Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn And to think you thought I meant I'd grant you a hole-in-one in your golf game today! It shall be in your belly! - Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

3 accused of Oak Lawn home invasion

Two men and a woman appeared in Cook County Bond Court Saturday accused of a home invasion in southwest suburban Oak Lawn.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Southtown Star

Flooding fixes planned because problems are 'not going away'

In many areas of the Southland, the flooding problems that struck once again Friday are the norm whenever a heavy storm rolls through.

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CBS Local

De La Salle Celebrates 125th Anniversary

A South Side Catholic high school which has served as alma mater for five Chicago mayors celebrated its 125th anniversary on Friday.

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The Southtown Star

Flooding plagues Oak Lawn area; NWS flood warning in...

Overnight thunderstorms led to flooding in Oak Lawn and some surrouding towns, resulting in traffic nightmares, school closures and waterlogged basements.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Southtown Star

Two in custody, one at-large after Oak Lawn home invasion

Two men were taken into custody after an armed home invasion Wednesday night in Oak Lawn, but a third suspect is still on the loose.

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CBS Local

Two Injured In Crash That Shut Down Tri-State

A four-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Blue Island Wednesday night left two people injured and shut down the southbound lanes of the tollway into the early morning hours Thursday.

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My FOX Chicago

9-year-old killed, seven wounded in Wednesday shootings

A 9-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon and seven others were wounded in city shootings throughout the day.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Post-Tribune

Hammond bar shooting victim dies

A Hammond man who was wounded when a gunman opened fire in a bar Sunday night, died Tuesday in an Illinois hospital.

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CBS Local

Harvey Hostages Rescued, Suspects In Custody

Four remaining hostages who had been held captive for more than 20 hours have been rescued, and two suspects who engaged in a standoff with police in south suburban Harvey have been taken into custody Wednesday morning.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Suspected burglar shoots police officer, take hostages in Harvey

A Harvey police officer was shot while responding to a call of a burglary in progress in the 13700 block of Robey Avenue about 12:50 p.m., according to a spokesman for the city.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Doings Weekly

DuPage County Sheriff's Manhunt Monday: Man wanted for not paying $65,000 in child support

In July 2013, DuPage County Sheriff John E. Zaruba's office announced a new initiative to track down local fugitives called "Manhunt Monday" in which it would select one person every week to feature in hopes that someone with information about the criminal's whereabouts comes forward.

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My FOX Chicago

FBI: TCF bank robbery in Garfield Ridge is suspect's third

A man suspected of robbing two suburban banks and trying to rob a third in the last three months struck again Monday morning, this time in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side, the FBI said.

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Southwest News-Herald

Tea party stirs controversy in Oak Lawn

Casual observers might wonder what the Tea Party movement is up to these days. After all, Tea Party is not making as many headlines as it did earlier in Barack Obama's presidency.

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WLS-AM Chicago

7 killed, 29 wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening

Seven people have been killed and at least 29 others wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

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Daily Mail

BFFs Kanye West and Jay Z look clean cut in flashback photos from their younger years

Violence erupts in Ferguson AGAIN: Police fire tear gas on defiant crowd as they taunt armored trucks and 'throw Molotov cocktails' Autopsy reveals Michael Brown was shot SIX times in the front of the body by police officer Darren Wilson - including twice in the head Attorney General demands a SECOND federal autopsy be performed on Michael Brown ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Southtown Star

News briefs: Oak Lawn warns residents about solicitors

Representatives claiming to be from an energy supplier have been knocking on doors in Oak Lawn but don't have a permit to solicit, and residents should be wary, officials said at Tuesday night's village board meeting.

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