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  1. One person found dead after Burbank house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Southtown Star

    Crews battle a blaze in southwest suburban Burbank late Tuesday that left one person dead. / photo from Network Video Productions Firefighters responded at 11:55 p.m. to the fire at a home in the 8600 block of South Major, according to a statement from Burbank police.

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  2. Wrestling Insider: Championship at meet in Iowa has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Southtown Star

    St. Laurence's Frank Tomaskovic works on top of Geneseo's Nick Verbeck during the 285 pound match for the Class 2A Quarterfinals at the State Farm Center, Friday, February 21st, 2014 in in Champaign Tomaskovic, a senior from Oak Lawn, conquered the 285-pound bracket at the Cliff Keen USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals Tournament in Cedar Falls, Iowa. "All the calls have been really fun to answer," said Tomaskovic, who's spoken with Northern Illinois, Charlotte and South Dakota State, among others.

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  3. Bail set at $1M for Orland man after shooting outside Bridgeview mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Southtown Star

    Bail was set Sunday at $1 million for an Orland Park man accused of shooting a Burbank man in the back Friday after spraying a chemical in his face after a prayer service at a Bridgeview mosque, officials said. Rame R. Joudeh, 41, of the 18000 block of Buckingham Drive, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm, all felonies, according to a statement from Bridgeview police.

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  4. Orland Park man charged with attempted murder in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Southtown Star

    An Orland Park man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly spraying a chemical in a Burbank man's face and then shooting him in the back Friday after a prayer service at a Bridgeview mosque, police said. Rame R. Joudeh, 41, also was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm, all felonies, according to a statement from Bridgeview police.

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  5. Four Southland students in the running for Tollway map cover artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Southtown Star

    Nora Guerrero, Kevin McDonald and Klaudia Tryskuc of Reavis High School in Burbank along with Jessica L Karlic of Lincoln-Way West High School were four of the 10 selected. The Illinois Tollway serves 12 counties.

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  6. Football: It's Round 2 for T.F. South, ReavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Southtown Star

    Two weeks ago, Reavis played arguably its worst game of the season, absorbing a 34-14 shellacking from T.F. South. The first round of the Class 7A playoffs provides the Rams with a chance at redemption.

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  7. Illiana impact: Is last call near for former Capone hangout?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    An old player piano still plays a lively tune. Behind owner Janice Teuscher, a photo of Al Capone marks the entrance to a banquet room, known as "Gangster Hall."

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  8. Nine charged in Oak Lawn vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Oak Lawn police announced on Wednesday that they have made several arrests in connection with vehicle burglaries this month, and they also have issued a community alert regarding several recent home burglaries that occurred mostly during daytime hours. Charged with vehicle burglary are Jackson Cantu, 18, of the 5100 block of 87th Street, Burbank; Christian Torres, 20, of the 5300 block of South Rockwell Street, Chicago; and Taylor Ramirez, 18, of the 10000 block of Mulberry Avenue, Oak Lawn.

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  9. Football: St. Laurence takes care of Leo, 28-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    St. Laurence coach Harold Blackmon is plenty confident in junior quarterback Alex Martinez. His message to Martinez is simple: if it's there, let it rip.

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  10. Stickney Senior Center to get state funding for additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Stickney Township will be getting $200,000 from the state for the construction of an addition to the Stickney Senior Center, according to a press release from township Supervisor Louis Viverito. Gov. Pat Quinn will hold a ceremonial check presentation at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the center, the release said.

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  11. Football: Richards hands Reavis its first loss, 32-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Ryan Willett made a promise to quarterback Hasan Muhammad-Rogers during the week leading up to Friday's South Suburban Red showdown against Reavis: put the ball in my hands and I'm going to make something happen. The Richards wide receiver lived up to his promise, catching two touchdown passes from Rogers that lifted the Bulldogs to a 32-6 win over the Rams in Burbank.

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  12. Wants some ideas to keep the kids busy on Columbus Day? Here you go ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Columbus Day is a day off school for most children. Here are some family activities around the Southland to keep kids and parents busy on Monday.

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  13. Oak Lawn commuters not happy with higher Metra faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Commuters at the Patriot Station in downtown Oak Lawn were not enthused Thursday regarding Metra's announcement of a 68 percent increase in fares over the next 10 years, including a 10.8 percent that kicks in Feb. 1. The fare hike is needed to fund a $2.4 billion modernization plan, Metra said, but it cautioned that new rail cars may not been seen for up to three years. Waiting for the 3:10 p.m. train to Union Station on the SouthWest Service Line, Ron Volpi, 28, said he relies on Metra to get to and from his job downtown as a bartender.

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  14. Oak Lawn commuters not happy with higher Metra faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Commuters at the Patriot Station in downtown Oak Lawn were not enthused Thursday regarding Metra's announcement of a 68 percent increase in fares over the next 10 years, including a 10.8 percent that kicks in Feb. 1. The fare hike is needed to fund a $2.4 billion modernization plan, Metra said, but it cautioned that new rail cars may not been seen for up to three years. Waiting for the 3:10 p.m. train to Union Station on the SouthWest Service Line, Ron Volpi, 28, said he relies on Metra to get to and from his job downtown as a bartender.

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  15. Fourth charged in Oak Lawn home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A fourth person charged with invading an Oak Lawn home last month was ordered held on $500,000 bail on Friday. Damion Larios, 22, of Chicago, had eluded police since the Aug. 20 robbery in the 9200 block of Central Avenue, Oak Lawn police said.

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

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Dog owner Jorge Garcia and Oak Lawn Park District intern Kasey Zaremba watch as Pita, a deer Chihuahua, takes off on her run Saturday in the Doggie Dash at the annual Woofstock at Bailey's Crossing Dog Park in Oak Lawn. Pita was the fastest in her category.

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  17. $10 million earmarked for Melvina Ditch Reservoir fix in BurbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | 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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  18. Disabato: After claiming Burbank football bragging...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    I'm pretty certain you, like I, heard the buzz this summer surrounding Reavis football - that after going 5-4 but failing to compile enough playoff points to qualify for the postseason a year ago, the Rams were a team to keep a close eye on this season. Much of the optimism surrounded a group of returning skill-position players who had earned their stripes as sophomores on the varsity in 2013.

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

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    When the season-opening game was delayed almost 90 minutes because of weather, the junior couldn't help but think of last year's Week 1 experience.

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

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Outlook: The Celtics boast two of the area's finest receivers in Miles Boykin and Nate Vejvoda, who combined for 75 catches and more than 1,300 yards last season.

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