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Gov. Bruce Rauner outlines his agenda after being sworn into office on Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Illinois. Rauner is the first Republican governor in Illinois since 2003. (Credit: CBS)

Three Injured In Four-Vehicle Crash Involving Governor Rauner’s Motorcade

Three people were transported to the hospital Wednesday with non-life threatening injuries after a crash involving four vehicles, including one carrying Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, who was unhurt, according to Illinois State Police.


A woman driving this car was hospitalized in intensive care after being hit by a Metra train in Itasca. (Credit: Metra)

Son Asks For Witnesses To Come Forward After Mother’s Car Hit By Train

The son of a woman injured after her car was hit by a Metra train Tuesday morning in Itasca is asking for witnesses to come forward after someone told him her car may have been bumped toward the track.



Five Hurt, Including Three Kids, In I-90 Rollover Accident

A total of five people were injured in a single-car rollover accident on I-90 and the Des Plaines Oasis Sunday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police.


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Police: Slick Roads Cause Multiple Accidents Involving 12 Vehicles In Willowbrook

Police say slick roads caused a 12-vehicle accident on Route 83 near I-55 in Willowbrook on Sunday.


A woman motorist died after her car flipped into a detention pond in Hammand, Ind. (Indiana State Police)

Hammond, Ind. Woman Dies After Car Rolls Over, Submerges In Retention Pond

The crash happened about 6 p.m. on the I-80 northbound Kennedy ramp in Hammond, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. The woman failed to negotiate the curve as she entered the ramp and rolled her vehicle, police said.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Motorist Killed After Getting Hit By Metra Train In Lake Forest

A motorist was killed after a car was hit by a Milwaukee District-North Line train at approximately 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake Forest.


A fatal accident at Harlem Avenue and 61st Place  in Summit. (CBS)

Police: Distracted Driver Kills Summit Man On Street

One person is dead after an accident Monday morning in Summit.


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Car Flips Over In Elgin KFC Drive-Thru

A car ended up flipped over in the drive-through lane at a KFC restaurant Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Elgin.


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Carl Sandburg Athletic Director Dies In Car Accident

Students and faculty of Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park are mourning the loss of Bruce Scheidegger, the school’s athletic director, who was killed in a car accident over the weekend.

670 The Score–02/11/2013

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One Killed In Tri-State Tollway Crash

It was just before 11 p.m., 22 year old Danielle Pisterzi headed southbound on the Tri-State Tollway.


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Driver Escapes Injury When Train Hits SUV

A woman who had the railroad crossing gate come down on her SUV while traveling westbound Friday in North Chicago escaped injury when a freight train clipped her vehicle.


A police officer injured his hand in an accident on Thursday morning. (CBS)

Chicago Police Officer Injured In Accident

A Chicago Police officer is recovering in a hospital after a serious car accident on the city’s South Side.


Patricia McNamara died in this McHenry County accident. (courtesy: Mark Dinos)

2 Investigators: Distracted Driver Gets Leniency After Fatal Wreck

The family of a woman killed in a 2011 traffic accident is angry that the driver who caused the wreck got off relatively easy, even though he allegedly was using his phone at the time. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.



Woman, 83, Dies Nearly A Week After Being Hit By Car

An 83-year-old South Side woman died Thursday, nearly a week after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street near her home.


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Car Causes Accident, Strikes Pedestrians

A witness described a “surreal” scene Friday afternoon as a car turned the wrong way at a busy Loop intersection, caused an accident, then struck other vehicles and pedestrians in an attempt to get away.


Randy 'Macho Man' Savage

‘Macho Man’ Savage Died From Heart Disease

A medical examiner says something went wrong with professional wrestler “Macho Man” Randy Savage’s heart before he crashed his car and declared the cause of death as heart disease.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

A car crashed into an Aurora home at a T-intersection on Rt. 31 & Mooseheart Rd. (Credit : CBS)

Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Child’s Bedroom

A teenage driver was killed, and a 2-year-old child narrowly escaped death or serious injury, when a car went airborne and smack into the child’s bedroom in far west suburban Batavia Township.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

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Man Dead After April DUI Crash That Killed 2, Injured 9

An 18-year-old man died Tuesday after being injured April 30 when the alleged drunk driver of the sports-utility vehicle he was riding in crashed head-on into a car.


Randy 'Macho Man' Savage

‘Macho Man’ Savage Dies In Car Accident

Pro wrestler Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage died Friday morning in a car accident in Tampa, Florida.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

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Police Probe Crash That Killed Mom, Hurt Two Girls

Police are trying to figure out what led to a crash in Channahon yesterday afternoon that took a mother’s life and injured two girls.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011