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  1. Low-Flying Helicopter Prompts ConcernRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A low flying helicopter over Burbank alarmed residents and snarled traffic as it hovered in the vicinity of 84th Place and Menard Avenue Sunday evening about 5:30 p.m. Burbank Police said they received numerous complaints from residents about the helicopter and sent officers to investigate. Burbank Police Division Chief Mike Dudlo said, "From what I understand, it was some large wedding in the area.

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  2. Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Burbank Leader

    Fourth grade students paint on a school wall at R.L. Stevenson Elementary School in Burbank on Monday, September 22, 2014. The mural, under the direction of local artist Henry Goods, will have participation from all of the school's students.

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  3. New Hotline For Burbank, IL Offers Addiction Recovery Information for Troubled TeensRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The new Troubled Teens Helpline in Burbank, IL offers guidance and support for young adults seeking professional a youth rehab program. LIGHTNING RELEASES 09/23/14 The rising numbers of teenage drug and alcohol abuse in Burbank, IL has led to the creation of a new local helpline.

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  4. 'Pop-Up Art Gallery' enlivens storefronts on Archer AvenueRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Southwest News-Herald

    ... and students.' She said that in addition to art students from Kennedy, art students from St. Laurence High School in Burbank also are going to get involved this year. Any property owner with a vacant storefront who would like to get involved may ...

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  5. Burbank residents crowd last week's Burbank City Council meeting.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Southwest News-Herald

    Chronic flooding problems led to an overflow crowd at a raucous Sept. 10 Burbank City Council meeting, where city officials and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District engineers fielded a litany of questions and complaints, and Mayor Harry Klein promised to solve the ongoing issue.

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  6. Fourth person charged with Oak Lawn home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | My FOX Chicago

    ... one of the victims followed the suspects in a vehicle while communicating with police dispatchers, police said. Burbank police pulled the suspects' vehicle over, but they ran off, police said. Two were arrested immediately, but one escaped. Larios, ...

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  7. It's life in the fast lane for dogs at WoofstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Southtown Star

    ... "I support a lot of things. If people don't come out and support (events), they go away," she said. Donna Kinney, of Burbank, was kept busy taking Great Danes named Mayhem and Athena for walks around the park. Check that. At 120 and 175 pounds, ...

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  8. State Funds Flow To Fight Flooding In BurbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Patch.com

    "We've got to deal with this reservoir and we've got to deal with it properly," Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said at a press conference Saturday in Burbank. Speaking from the Melvina Ditch Reservoir and flanked by Burbank Mayor Harry Klein and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District president Kathleen Meany, Quinn announced plans to expand and improve the reservoir.

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  9. $10 million earmarked for Melvina Ditch Reservoir fix in BurbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Southtown Star

    Homes near the Melvina Ditch Reservoir in Burbank may be purchased by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago in order to expand the Melvina Ditch Reservoir, officials said Saturday. Officials from the MWRD were joined by Burbank Mayor Harry Klein, county officials and Gov. Pat Quinn at the reservoir as Quinn announced plans to spend $134 million to address flooding issues in the area.

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  10. Disabato: After claiming Burbank football bragging...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Southtown Star

    ... a more successful 2014 season. If Friday's lopsided 36-18 victory over St. Laurence in the second annual Battle of Burbank is any indication, Reavis appears primed to make its fourth playoff appearance since 1989 and first since 2007. Hey, I'm fully ...

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  11. FBI: Man who bragged about bank robberies charged as 'No Boundaries Bandit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Chicago Tribune

    ... according to the FBI. The bandit's spree began May 16, with the robbery of another PNC Bank, at 4900 W. 87th St. in Burbank, according to the FBI. Deport this braggart immediately - even if he is here legally, if he's not gonna get locked up for ...

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  12. Football: Reavis has upper hand in late show with St. LaurenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... Rams putting together a dominant second half on the way to a convincing 36-18 win over St. Laurence in the Battle of Burbank. "It was bad. It was embarrassing (last year)," Alpuche said. "I thought we were ready, and I was upset. We had that delay ...

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  13. Burbank Residents Demand Answers From City Officials About FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    Burbank residents are demanding answers about the town's chronic flooding that has sent water spilling over the banks of the Melvina reservoir on 87th Street and State Road into surrounding neighborhoods for the third time in a year.

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  14. Week 1 High School Football Capsule PreviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... on the sideline, which would benefit Joliet Catholic. Outlook: A year ago, the Vikings won the inaugural Battle of Burbank, 44-16. The Rams are looking to provide a much better fight this time around. For that to happen, Reavis will need big games ...

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  15. Summer deluge swamps roads, viaductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... streets and flooded viaducts throughout the southwest suburbs during Friday morning's rush hour. Hardest hit were Burbank and Oak Lawn, with water pouring over foundations into basements and residents taking to kayaks and row boats to travel around ...

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  16. Flooding a hot topic in JusticeRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... from 87th to 79th streets because of massive flooding just south of 79th. As bad as it was in Justice, neighboring Burbank and Oak Lawn were among the heaviest hit towns with water pouring over foundations into basements and people paddling through ...

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  17. Three charged in home invasion in Oak LawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... according to Oak Lawn police. Afterward, one of the victims followed the suspects' vehicle while contacting police. Burbank police spotted the vehicle and stopped it, but three suspects ran off, police said. Police said the investigation is ongoing ...

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  18. Arrests Made In Oak Lawn Home Invasion: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... said that Juan Delgado fired a gun in the chase car's direction. The van was pulled over moments later by Burbank police. The men got out of the vehicle and fled. A third accomplice remains at large, Oak Lawn police said in an earlier news release. ...

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  19. WGN Morning News Anchors Bemused By Backyard 'Hulk' Statue Revealed During Flood CoverageRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    As SkyCam 9 flew over the south suburbs surveying the extensive flooding that inundated Burbank and Oak Lawn yesterday, the WGN Morning News anchors were caught off-guard when the helicopter mounted camera focused on a large 'Incredible Hulk' statue in the backyard of a suburban residence.

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  20. How Deep Was It: DuPage County Gets DunkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Saturday morning trash pickup for flood and storm damaged items in flood-prone neighborhoods. Southwest suburban Burbank was the hardest hit, recording 5.5 inches of rain reported between 2 and 6 a.m., sending water spilling over the banks of the ...

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