The driver of a semi hit a woman and child at 69th Street and Prairie. (CBS)

Woman, Child Hit By Semi On South Side

A child and a woman were taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on the South Side on Tuesday afternoon.


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Off-Duty Cop Accidentally Shoots Self While Tussling With Suspect

The officer was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Police did not release the officer’s gender or age.


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Victim Of Fireworks Accident Has Message Of Safety

(CBS) — Jameson Lamb was celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with his family in Michigan three years ago when a roman candle severely damaged his right eye. “At first, it felt like I got […]


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Chicago Man, Glenview Woman Die After Truck Wheel Crashes Into Their Car In Michigan

The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 94 in Portage, Mich.


A 10-year-old boy was killed and three other people -- including an 11-year-old boy -- were seriously injured in a crash on the Tri-State Tollway Saturday morning. | Network Video Productions

One Boy Killed, Three People Seriously Injured In Crash On I-94 In Libertyville,

One boy was killed and another injured after an SUV struck a median wall on I-94 in Libertyville Saturday morning, state police said.


Vehicles are stranded this week on I-65 in Kentucky. (CBS)

Chicago Family Stranded On Snowy Kentucky Highway For 16 Hours

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has their story.


In this handout from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), A Delta Air Lines jetliner rests on a berm at LaGuardia Airport March 5, 2015 in Queens, New York City. Delta flight 1086, flying to New York from Atlanta, reportedly skidded off the runway after it landed during a snowstorm. (Photo by New York City Fire Department (FDNY) via Getty Images)

Jet Accident At LaGuardia Impacts Travel Elsewhere, Including Chicago

A plane trying to land in driving snow at LaGuardia Airport slid off the runway, forcing that airport to close.


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Girl, 5, Killed In Kane County crash

A 5-year-old girl was killed and her father and another person were injured Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash near northwest suburban Pingree Grove.


KeShon Newman, in white shirt, with his parents and dog, Chrissy. (Lisa Fielding)

Boy Hit By Bus Makes Miraculous Recovery

“Last thing I remember was walking out the door, walking my dog, then waking up in the hospital,” Keshon Newman says.


A rollover accident on the Congress Parkway. (Credit: Sonam Champaneri)

Man Pulled Out Of Chicago River After Rollover Accident

A man whose car rolled over on the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River ended up in the Chicago River — and lived.


A burn victim is placed in an ambulance after an apparent cooking accident in the food court at Macy's. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Cooking Accident At State Street Macy’s

Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.


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Chicago Boy, 11, Killed In Indiana Tollway Crash

As WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, state police say the boy’s father fell asleep at the wheel.


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Cyclist Dies After Being Hit By Metra Train

Train no. 639 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck the cyclist about 6 p.m. near the Cumberland station, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.


An SUV rests against a support beam after a crash on the Near North Side Friday afternoon. (Chicago Fire Department)

Vehicle Flips After Striking L Support Beam, 2 Seriously Hurt

A man and a woman were seriously hurt after the SUV they were in crashed, hit a CTA support beam and flipped over Friday afternoon on the Near North Side.


An accident involving a truck and a bus carrying special-needs adults. (Credit: Chicago Fire Media)

Crash Halts Dan Ryan Traffic For Hours

A multi-vehicle accident shut down the outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway Tuesday afternoon.



Infant, Children Struck By Vehicle In Gary

Among pedestrians struck by the vehicle were a 3-month-old, a 21-month-old, a 3-year-old, two 7-year-olds, a 9-year-old and an 11-year-old. Two adults, 27 and 45, were also struck by the vehicle.


A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Family OK After Deer Falls From Overpass, Crashes Through Windshield

A deer apparently fell from the sky and through the windshield of the Conner family minivan. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.


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Lockport Construction Worker Dies After Chicago Accident

A concrete wall at a construction site fell on top of 46-year-old David Varga Friday.


Renato V. Velasquez. (Credit: State Police)

Driver Charged In I-88 Crash That Killed Tollway Worker

An Illinois Tollway maintenance worker was killed, and an Illinois State Police trooper was injured when a semi-tractor trailer crashed into their vehicles on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora.


Seven people were injured in an amusement ride mishap at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Lodge in Utica. (Captured News)

Seven Hurt In Amusement Park Ride Mishap

A mix of children and adults reported aches and pains on Christmas Eve after an unspecified malfunction of a tea cup ride at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort in Utica.