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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

(Chris Martinez)

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

Taylor Ziyad (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Say goodbye to a Monopoly token... (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

Vehicle Strikes Girl On Far South Side

An 11-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle Sunday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.

12/16/2012

Bones Found In Car In Chicago River Believed To Be Missing Man’s

Authorities pulled a car out of the river about noon that matches a vehicle Michael Jansson was last seen in.

12/16/2012

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2 Sent To Hospital After Car Is Hit By Metra Train On South Side

Two people inside a vehicle struck by a Metra train Monday evening on the South Side were hospitalized — one in critical condition.

12/10/2012

Mikias T. Tibebu, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run. (CBS)

Teen Killed By Hit-And-Run Accident In Schaumburg

Schaumburg Police canvassed the area this morning looking for more information.

12/08/2012

Gary Police Find Passenger Dead In Car

A police officer in Gary stopped a car with severe front end damage last night to talk to the driver and found that the female passenger in the front seat was dead.

12/07/2012

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