The man became tangled in rope being used to lower equipment while working in the 300 block of West Superior Street, police say.
A half dozen tugboat crew members are safe Thursday morning, after being involved in an accident in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Two Chicago Police officers were injured in a crash when a squad car swerved to avoid another vehicle and crashed into a pole on the Northwest Side early Friday.
The University of Notre Dame has negotiated a reduction to the fine imposed on the school after a student died in an accident during football practice.
A motorcyclist was killed when the bike he was riding collided with a truck Tuesday evening in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
A 60-year-old man died Monday after a crashing a vehicle in west suburban McCook.
Metra trains are back up and running this morning, after an accident in Cicero that left two people dead.
An 8-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
A city vehicle struck a bicyclist Wednesday afternoon in the North Center neighborhood.
A man’s family has sued the CTA, nearly a year after he was hit and killed by a car while running between buses.
Two police officers were hurt when another vehicle blew a red light and struck their squad car early Tuesday in the West Englewood neighborhood. A civilian was also injured in the crash.
A Chicago police officer was injured in an accident on the West Side.
A south suburban interstate ramp was reopened Sunday night, eight hours after a semi truck hauling cattle overturned — leaving more than a dozen dead animals and others roaming the road.
A motorist’s momentary pedal confusion caused her to mistakenly hit the accelerator instead of the brake and drive through a wall of the Wilmette Public Library.
An unlicensed driver apparently failed to brake and smashed into a pizza restaurant.
More details are coming out about a Chicago woman’s rescue of her husband and two other men Wednesday night, after a storm had overturned their sailboat on Lake Michigan.
The Illinois Secretary of State asks federal officials to check the backgrounds of all commercial drivers license applicants, in the wake of this week’s fatal bus-pedestrian accident in Streeterville.
A woman had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal driving limit when she crashed her sport-utility vehicle head-on into a car killing two people.
A small pickup truck rolled over this morning on I-90 in the far northwest suburbs, prompting authorities to close a lane on the westbound side.
A woman has filed a lawsuit, claiming she suffered emotional distress when she tried to help the boy who fell to his death from a roller coaster at a Norridge amusement center this month.