There is probable cause to indicate that arson may have been the cause of a fire early Sunday that destroyed a gay nightclub in a building on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue, according to a statement from the village.
Please. Is probable cause to think arson was the cause. Or simply is cause to think it may have been. That double clutch is annoying — probable and may have been. It shows the writer is or wants us to be doubly uncertain. Not necessary. News accounts are full of such doubling up.