Monday, March 4, 2013
At just under $4 per gallon, there's no sign of price relief at the pump anytime soon.
The current state average of $3.92 per gallon of gas is the highest ever for March, the Chicago Tribune reports. That’s 59 cents more than January prices—a mark of record acceleration, too. Oil refinery maintenance and a decline in production are responsible for the record-breaking prices, according to AAA Chicago spokesman Bill Mosher. Things won’t be getting better anytime soon, either. As the seasons change, refineries will be transitioning to (slightly) more environmentally friendly, but more expensive summer blends of gas. Get the whole story by the Chicago Tribune Want to make the best of a bad situation? Check here for the cheapest gas prices in town!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A collision between a bus full of H-F High School students and a car could have been much worse as Homewood firefighters say none were hurt in the accident.
A school bus carrying Homewood-Flossmoor High School passengers collided with a car at the intersection of Governors Highway and Cherry Creek Drive around 8 a.m. this morning. None were injured in the crash, according to Homewood Fire Lieutenant Bill Wright. Homewood police have yet to provide comment on who was at fault during the accident. We will update this story when more information becomes available.
Friday, May 18, 2012
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Friday, April 27, 2012
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011
An auto collision occurred at the intersection of 183rd and Perth in Homewood sometime near 6:45.
Two are hospitalized after a three-car traffic accident occurred sometime near 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of 183rd and Perth Avenue in Homewood, according to Sergeant Mark Phalen of the Homewood Police Department. According to Phalen, the accident occurred when one of the vehicles failed to sufficiently brake in time to avoid collision with the vehicle in front of it. The impact resulted in the stricken car moving forward and hitting a third car. Minor traffic delays resulted from the accident, but it was quickly cleaned up by Homewood police and fire. The official police report will be generated tomorrow morning.