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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.

04/01/2013

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.

03/20/2013

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.

03/18/2013

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.

01/25/2013

First Aid Kit

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.

01/23/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

‘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.

01/13/2013

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.

12/31/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

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.

12/25/2012

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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.

12/19/2012

School Bus

Three Children Injured In School Bus Accident In Palatine

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

12/19/2012

Accident Snarls Traffic On Bishop Ford

An accident is causing major backups on the Bishop Ford Expy. on Tuesday morning.

11/27/2012

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Pedestrian, State Trooper Hurt On I-55 Near Lemont

A pedestrian and an Illinois State Police trooper were hospitalized after a “serious traffic crash” on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Lemont.

11/16/2012

Tristian Hicks Williams (left) and her sons Jayvon and JonKing (right) were in a minivan struck by a Metra train on Oct. 16, 2012. Williams was killed, while her sons survived. (Photos courtesy: Facebook)

Woman Dead, Kids Hurt When Metra Rock Island Train Hits Van

A woman was killed and two children injured after a Metra train hit a vehicle on the South Side.

10/16/2012

(Credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver Of Dump Truck Sought In Deadly Accident

Chicago police are releasing a description of a dump trunk that struck and killed a 72-year-old woman on the southwest side last month.

09/07/2012

School Bus

School Bus Flips In Hit-Run Accident, Driver Injured

A school bus driver was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Bartlett on Thursday.

08/30/2012

Ambulance

Woman, 84, Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle In West Ridge

A minivan struck and killed an 84-year-old woman as she crossed the street Monday evening near her home in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.

08/21/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Fatal Downstate Megabus Crash Leads To Lawsuit

A Chicago woman, who was hurt in a Megabus accident near St. Louis earlier this month, is filing a lawsuit against the bus company.

08/14/2012

A car collided with a CTA train in the 4600 block of North Kedzie on Friday afternoon. (CBS)

Police Car Collides With CTA Train During Pursuit

CBS 2 observed the accident scene at the Brown Line Kedzie stop: a mangled car against the side of a CTA commuter train.

08/10/2012

Rescue workers carry off a patient at the scene of a tour boat accident on the Chicago River Monday. (Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio 105.9)

Tour Boat Hits Dock On Chicago River

A passenger told CBS 2 at the scene the boat’s engine died as the watercraft was trying to dock and it drifted into the wall.

08/06/2012

The Glenview Park District pool where a young boy drowned Friday. (CBS)

Boy, 4, Dies After Being Pulled From Glenview Pool

The young victim was found unresponsive in the Glenview Park District’s Roosevelt Pool on Friday afternoon.

06/15/2012

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