Man injured in fiery crash fleeing police; West Garfield Park fire | May 8, 2018

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Two people were critically injured early Tuesday after jumping from a fire in an unoccupied building in West Garfield Park | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.

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Fire crews battle an extra-alarm blaze Monday night at a pallet factory in the Canaryville neighborhood. | Chicago Fire Media Affairs

Fire crews battle an extra-alarm blaze Monday night at a pallet factory in the Canaryville neighborhood. | Chicago Fire Media Affairs

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