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Plane Crash At Des Plaines River: VIDEO Of Wreckage At Forest Preserve Near Chicago Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A plane crashed in the Des Plaines River, south of the Chicago Executive Airport, this afternoon. The crash took place in a forest preserve near Wh...

Fisherman Catches Piranha Outside Chicago

The Herald News | Joe Hosey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the 1978 movie "Piranha," the flesh-eating fish went on a ravenous rampage after they were accidentally released into a river and made it to a summ...

The Chicago Floods: When Tragedy Hits Home

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

News reports and official city press conferences tell one side of the story. Hearing first hand accounts from residents you learn a different side.