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2 injured after semitrailer, 2 vehicles collide on southbound Dan Ryan

By Harvey L. Walner |

2 injured after semitrailer, 2 vehicles collide on southbound Dan RyanSun-Times Media WireSunday, December 16, 2018 06:42PMCHICAGO — A three-vehicle crash on Sunday morning involving a semitrailer on the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway left two women injured. The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. near 59th Street, according to Illinois State Police and Chicago Fire… Read More »

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Attorney, family of Kenneka Jenkins on suing hotel over freezer death

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CHICAGO — Kenneka Jenkins was missing for 20 hours, but no one realized she was trapped in a hotel freezer. The 19-year-old was found dead on September 9, 2017. Her body was in a freezer that was in an unused kitchen. Her family is now suing the hotel, the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel… Read More »

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Researchers blame Lyft, Uber for spike in traffic collisions

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Researchers blame Lyft, Uber for spike in traffic collisions Preliminary draft suggests increase in vehicular accidents Earlier this week, researchers at the University of Chicago released a preliminary draft of an upcoming report suggesting that ride-hailing apps like San Francisco-based Lyft and Uber may lead to more accidents on American roads. The paper, titled… Read More »

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2 killed in Park Manor hit-and-run crash identified

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2 killed in Park Manor hit-and-run crash identified Thursday, November 15, 2018CHICAGO (WLS) — Two people were killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Park Manor neighborhood Thursday morning, Chicago police said. The crash occurred at about 1:04 a.m. in the 7100-block of South State Street. A car was speeding northbound and exiting the… Read More »

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Sterigenics parent company Sotera Health – Angry Willowbrook residents pack meeting on carcinogenic gas

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Call Walner Law Firm at 312-800-0000 for a Sterigenics Injury Lawyer. WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (WLS) — Residents were angry and demanded answers Wednesday night after the release of a federal report showed a company may be releasing cancer-causing chemicals into the air. “We want you out! Goodbye!” one resident yelled. Hundreds of residents are upset… Read More »

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CPD: Car Accident Leaves One Child Dead, Seven Injured

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police said a five-year-old died and seven others were injured in a car accident near the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Sunday. It happened at Western and 43rd just before 10:30 a.m. According to police, a Ford Focus entered the intersection after the light turned red, colliding with a Ford… Read More »

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72-year-old pedestrian struck and killed in Chicago Lawn

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A 72-year-old man died two weeks after being struck by a vehicle in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jesus Lopez was crossing the street about 10 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 6100 block of South California when he was struck by a vehicle, according to Chicago police the Cook County medical… Read More »

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Taxi accident near Navy Pier

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A frightening scene near Navy Pier after a taxi hit eight pedestrians.It happened around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.Divvy bikes were strewn across the sidewalk as onlookers appeared in shock. Police said a taxi and another vehicle collided, causing the taxi to go up on the sidewalk on Illinois under Lake Shore Drive. “He… Read More »

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The semi-truck hit the apartment building on Torrence Avenue just south of 184th Street shortly after 5 a.m.

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Two people were transported to hospitals after a semi-truck crashed into a residential building in south suburban Lansing Tuesday morning. The semi-truck hit the apartment building on Torrence Avenue just south of 184th Street shortly after 5 a.m. At about 7:58 a.m., crews were able to extricate the driver from the cab of the… Read More »

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How Murder Can Lead to a Wrongful Death Claim by Walner Law

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Gaege Bethune of Eldorado, Illinois, will be sentenced on August 15 after being convicted in the 2014 death of a student attending Southern Illinois University. The two men, ages 19 and 24, were intoxicated and fighting while out looking for cocaine. Bethune hit the student so many times it resulted in a head injury… Read More »

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