Two CTA Blue line trains collided on Monday morning near Harlem Avenue. (Credit: @pulchritudino/Twitter)

Rogue Train Causes Collision On Blue Line, Dozens Injured

Police are investigating the possibility that somebody hijacked a CTA train and sent it crashing into another train, causing dozens of injuries during the peak of rush hour on Monday.



Elderly Man Struck, Killed On Edens Expressway

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 73-year-old Chicago man was struck and killed by a vehicle late Sunday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Skokie. Miguel Tavares was struck and killed by a BMW about 11:10 […]


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Mom Mistakenly Runs Over 6-Year-Old Son

Rockford authorities say a 6-year-old boy died after his mother mistakenly ran over him in the family’s SUV.



Vehicle Strikes Two Pedestrians On Near North Side

Two pedestrians were seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle Sunday on the Near North Side.


At least 14 people were hurt in a crash involving a semi-trailer truck and four passenger vehicles on the Tri-State Tollway on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Several Vehicles In Accident In Gurnee

At least 16 people were injured in a major accident Friday morning on the Tri-State Tollway near Great America in Gurnee.


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Bicyclist Struck, Killed By Car On Near North Side

The 26-year-old was riding a bicycle southbound on North Larrabee Street about 6:35 p.m. when the car hit him near North Clybourn Avenue.


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Woman Struck By Train In Pullman

The train struck the woman about 4:30 p.m. near West 115th and South State streets, according to Fire Media Affairs.


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Woman Struck, Killed By Truck Driver In West Loop

A woman was killed when she was struck by a semitrailer truck in the West Loop this morning.


Sunday morning around 3:30, there was a head-on collision between a police cruiser and a pick-up truck. (Credit:CBS)

Chicago Police Involved in Second Weekend Accident

For the second time this weekend, police officers were sent the hospital, following a traffic accident.


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Man Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack On Kennedy Expy.

A man died early Tuesday when he suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a median barrier on the Kennedy Expy.



Crown Point Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident

A Crown Point teen was killed when he went airborne on his dirt bike and landed on a fence post on Saturday night in Leroy.


Lindy and Riley Thomas, rushed to save boy from Metra train. (CBS)

Father, Son Tell How They Rushed To Save Child Hit By Train

Last week, a father and son jumped into action to save a child struck by a Metra train. On Wednesday, they sat down to talk with Chris Martinez about their heroism.


Dominic Szymanski (District 220)

Barrington Boy Hit By Train Doing ‘Much Better,’ School Officials Say

Dominic Szymanski was struck by a commuter train around Friday. Passersby and police officers immediately began administering first aid as paramedics rushed to the scene.


Aleksandra “Alex” Sheridan of New Lenox, right, and her mother, Jennifer. (CBS)

Girl, 9, Acts Quickly In Runaway Vehicle When Mom Has Medical Emergency

Little Alex Sheridan of New Lenox averted disaster recently when her mom suffered a health complication that caused her to drive erratically. CBS 2’s Mike Parker talks with the family.


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One Dead, Two Hurt In Cicero Accident

One person was dead and two others were injured in a traffic accident Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.


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‘Extremely Icy’ Roads Cause 11-Car Pileup

Icy roads and freezing rain caused an 11-car pileup in northwest suburban Schaumburg Saturday night, according to Illinois State Police.


A Chicago police SUV rests on top of a car after a crash near the intersection of George Street and Sacramento Avenue on Dec. 31, 2012. (Credit: Bart Shore/WBBM Newsradio)

Cop Injured In Horrific-Looking Crash On North Side

A police officer responding to a burglary was injured in a traffic accident Monday in the Logan Square neighborhood.


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Woman Killed In Logan Square Traffic Crash

A 67-year-old woman was killed in a traffic crash in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood early Tuesday.


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Several Injuries In School Bus Accident Near Deerfield

A total of 20 people, including many students, were injured and sent to hospitals after a school bus accident on Interstate 294 near Deerfield.


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Three Children Injured In School Bus Accident In Palatine

Three children sustained minor injuries Tuesday afternoon when a pickup truck struck a school bus.