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Two-Car Crash Kills Man In North Lawndale

One man was killed in a crash Wednesday evening in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.


A car crashed into a brick wall at a Northfield Mariano's. (Credit: CBS Chopper 2)

Several Injured After Car Crashes Into North Suburban Mariano’s

A north suburban Mariano’s is closed after a car crashed into the grocery store Wednesday afternoon.


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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.


This pickup truck smashed into a store on the South Side. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Woman Buying Lottery Tickets Injured After Pickup Slams Into Store

A woman buying lottery tickets at a South Side convenience store was injured when a pickup truck careened into the building.


This car slammed into a nursing home in Rogers Park. (CBS)

Car Crashes Into Rogers Park Nursing Home

A car damaged a North Side Rogers Park nursing home when it crashed into the building early Tuesday.


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Police Officer Among Two Injured In Kennedy Crash

A Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the North Side.


A car crashed into an optometry center in Oak Lawn.

Car Smashes Into Optometry Center In Oak Lawn

A car smashed into an optometry center across the street from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.


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One Dead, Five Hurt In Car Crash

One person was killed and five others suffered “non life-threatening” injuries in a four-car auto accident on the Southwest Side early Monday, police said.


Melissa Ledezma (at podium), the mother of 16-year old Tyler Ledezma who died in a car crash nearly three years ago because he was not wearing his seat belt.  (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

State, Local Police To Step Up Enforcement Of Traffic Violations

State and local police say they’re beefing up traffic patrol as we move toward the Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.



Teenager Killed In Crash In Minooka

A teenager was killed in a crash that injured four others on Sunday in Minooka.


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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Train Strikes Car In Hegewisch, Critically Injuring One

The conductor of a Norfolk Southern freight train that collided with a car in Chicago’s south side Hegewisch neighborhood today saw the driver go around the tracks, but the train couldn’t stop in time.


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Cops: Man Gave Liquor To Orland Park Girl Hit By Car

A 17-year-old Orland Park girl suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning when she was hit by a car in south suburban Olympia Fields, and a 21-year-old Park Forest man is facing charges for providing her with liquor before the incident, police said.


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Police: Alcohol A Factor In Fatal West Side Crash

Police are investigating whether alcohol was involved in a West Side crash that killed a Cicero woman and left a car split in half.


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Off-Duty Cop Killed In Skyway Crash

Chicago police are dealing with the loss of one of their own, an off-duty officer was killed Friday night, after her vehicle flipped on the Skyway at 10:40 p.m. Friday.


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2 Killed In Car Crash In Lyons

Two women were killed Saturday night following a car crash in west suburban Lyons.


The fatal crash happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In Head-On Crash In Mount Greenwood

Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a traffic crash early Sunday in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, police said.


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2 Arrested, 1 Flees After SUV Flips In Roscoe Village While Fleeing Police

Two suspects were in custody, and police were searching for a third, after an SUV that was fleeing from police flipped over in Roscoe Village.


Car Crashes Into Jewelry Store

A car crashed into a jewelry store early Saturday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.


A man stands outside a beauty-supply store where a car went through the front Thursday night. (CBS)

Car Crashes Through Front Of West Side Store

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after a vehicle crashed into a beauty salon Thursday evening on the West Side.