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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…

07/11/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

A car crashed through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water in southwest suburban Ottawa on Monday. The male driver was pronoucned dead after his car was pulled out nearly four hours later. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Dies After Car Drives Into Quarry Pond In Ottawa

About 7 p.m., a 2008 Chevy sedan blew a T-intersection at Main Street and Boyce Memorial Drive, then drove through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water, said LaSalle County Sheriff Sgt. Jay Stachowiak.

06/16/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

A motorist reported that a chunk of ice hit her windshield on West Randolph Street. (CBS)

Ice Falls From West Loop Building, Smashes Windshield, Motorist Says

It happened Thursday afternoon on Randolph near the Chicago River.

03/13/2014

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City Work Crews Finally Free Car Stuck In Block Of Ice

Workers with shovels and a bulldozer spent several hours on Thursday afternoon digging and steaming out a Bronzeville couple’s vehicle.

03/06/2014

This car left in a parking lot is now trapped by ice. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

Bronzeville Couple’s Car Fused To Ice Block

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez talked to the owners, who say nothing has been done — after multiple complaints to the city.

02/28/2014

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Vehicle Struck By Metra Train In Des Plaines

A train struck a vehicle in northwest suburban Des Plaines Monday afternoon, halting all inbound and outbound Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line.

02/17/2014

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Driver, Good Samaritan Rescued From Frozen Pond In Bolingbrook

About 6 p.m., a 35-year-old woman was driving near Avalon and Lindsey lanes when her vehicle left the roadway and stopped on the ice of a frozen pond, authorities said.

12/16/2013

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Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Car In Lyons

A man died Friday night after he was struck by a vehicle in west suburban Lyons.

05/11/2013

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Bridgeview Man Charged With Running Over Girlfriend’s Legs With Car

Weapons come in all sizes. A 20-year-old Bridgeview man’s on his way to bond court for allegedly using his vehicle in a lover’s quarrel, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.

04/07/2013

A car is pulled from the water in Wilmington. (CBS)

Four Teens Killed When Car Plunges Into Creek Near Wilmington

Three current students and one former student from Wilmington High school were killed when their car plunged into a Will County creek on Tuesday

03/12/2013

Gabriel Guardiola. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Man Allegedly Murdered Friend Because He Wouldn’t Get In Car

A married father of six allegedly murdered his friend because he wouldn’t get inside a car after a night of revelry on the West Side.

02/26/2013

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

Keys hang in the ignition in a Honda Civic as it makes its way down the line at the Japanese automaker's plant in Greensburg, Indiana on March 17, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mira OBERMAN (Photo credit should read MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Leaving Your Car Running To Let It Warm Up? Not A Good Idea

Two Chicago sisters who normally leave their cars idling so the vehicles can warm up had them stolen Friday morning. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

01/25/2013

An elderly driver reportedly drove a car into the Apple Store at North and Clybourn on Sunday. (CBS)

Car Crashes Into Apple Store

An elderly driver lost control of a vehicle and crashed into the Apple store Saturday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

01/13/2013

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‘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

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Say “Sayonara” To One Of Monopoly’s Game Tokens

That’s right, Hasbro is updating those tiny, metal pieces you move around the board in Monopoly. This isn’t an arbitrary process, they’re asking fans to vote on which classic tokens should stay and which new tokens should win a permanent spot on the Monopoly board.

01/09/2013

CBS 2 has learned there were three young children in the backseat of the vehicle during the confrontation with police. (Credit: CBS)

Four Cops, Suspect Hurt In Overnight Shooting

CBS 2 has learned there were three young children in the backseat of the vehicle during the confrontation with police.

01/05/2013

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