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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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News Briefs for Aug. 1, 2014

Kurtz Ambulance Service will begin providing emergency medical services to Tinley Park residents on Friday, according to a news release from the village.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Southtown Star

Talent takes the stage in Chicago Ridge

After all, she was not feeling well because of a sore throat and an earache. And there were those nasty pre-show butterflies flitting around.

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Southwest News-Herald

Oak Lawn has key role in Clean Water Initiative

Gov. Pat Quinn came to Oak Lawn last week to sign a bill into law that will upgrade an important water pumping station in the village and address flooding and stormwater problems.

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The Southtown Star

Richards students get into code mode early

A bridge program for incoming freshmen at Richards High School in Oak Lawn has students writing and editing computer code and learning about the workings of smartphones, computers and gaming consoles, according to a release from Community High School District 218.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

My FOX Chicago

1 killed, 7 wounded in Tuesday gun violence

A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire, police said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Two charged with shooting death of Calumet City rapper

Two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a local rapper during a robbery Friday night in south suburban Calumet City.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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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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