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Man Killed After Car Crashes Into Railroad Embankment

A 47-year-old man was killed after his car failed to navigate a turn and struck a railroad embankment at a high speed.


Hoffman Estates

Two Killed In Fiery Hoffman Estates Crash

A man and a woman were killed in a fiery crash Thursday night in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates, an accident state police say was a hit-and-run.


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Cop Injured Along With 5 Others In Crash

Five people were hospitalized, including a police officer, after his squad was hit at an intersection.


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Teenage Girl Killed In Sauk Village Crash

A teenage girl was killed in a Christmas morning crash in an unincorporated area near south suburban Sauk Village.


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Woman Killed In Tinley Park Crash

An Oak Forest woman died Thursday after the car she was in slammed into a light pole Wednesday in Tinley Park, officials said.


Tanya Shannon

Authorities Admit They’re Clueless In Missing Woman Case

No one has seen Tanya Shannon for almost two weeks. She vanished following a fatal crash near Ransom that killed her husband. Her footprints led away from their wrecked car. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports authorities admit they’re clueless.

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Dale And Tanya Shannon

UPDATED: Search For Missing Woman Growing Cold

Tanya Shannon has been gone for days now. But a ping from a missing cell phone gave investigators hope that technology might lead them to her. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.



Woman Who Survived Crash That Killed Husband Still Missing

Wearing a long red dress on a freezing night, she vanished after a car crash killed her husband. The search for a missing mom has taken a new turn. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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Driver Hurt When Car Strikes Suburban Church Twice

An 18-year-old woman was hurt when her car slammed the side of an Elgin church, spun and hit it again.


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1 Hospitalized After Mount Greenwood Wreck

One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash on the far Southwest Side Sunday morning.


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9 Injured In South Side Crash

Nine people suffered minor injuries Wednesday evening during a crash in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.


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Crash Closes Busy Suburban Road, Knocks Out Power

A crash snarled traffic for three hours in northwest suburban Elgin Wednesday and knocked out power to hundreds of Commonwealth Edison customers.


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Winfield Teen Dies After Weekend Crash

A 17-year-old west suburban boy died early Monday following a Saturday night traffic accident near West Chicago.


Earl Bennett

Bears’ Earl Bennett Involved In Car Crash

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett tweeted that he’s glad to be “alive” after his car was rear-ended in an accident early Monday morning.



7 Injured In I-294 Crash

Seven people were injured Sunday during an auto accident on the Tri-State Tollway in northwest suburban Rosemont.



Medical Emergency Causes Car Accident, One Fatality

A town employee was killed in a car crash.


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Robber In Batman Mask Crashes Into 2 Vehicles

Cops say he tried to rob another man, fled and crashed.



Woman Loses Leg In Crash, Gets Bill For Guardrail Damage

The Pennsylvania DOT is reviewing the bill.


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4 Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

Four people were injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway Monday afternoon on the Northwest Side.


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Woman Plows Car Into Bridgeport Walgreens

A 77-year-old motorist said she hit hit the gas instead of the brakes and ended up smashing up the front glass doors of a Walgreens Saturday on the South Side.