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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

Tiarria Stallworth was struck on Thanksgiving by a hit-and-run driver. (Family handout)

Young Mother Injured In Hit-And-Run Is Recovering

The 29-year-old mother injured last week in a hit-and-run while strapping her child into a car seat is doing much better, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports. Now, her family wants to know the identity of the driver.

11/29/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Striking Chicago School Teacher On Picket Line Hit By Car

A Chicago teacher was hit by a car on Wednesday while walking the picket line on the West Side.

09/12/2012

Esmeralda Munoz, 29, allegedly ran over a man with a car during a gang fight and was charged with aggravated battery. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Police: Woman Runs Over Man With Car During Gang Fight

Esmeralda Munoz, 29, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm.

08/13/2012

A car collided with a CTA train in the 4600 block of North Kedzie on Friday afternoon. (CBS)

Police Car Collides With CTA Train During Pursuit

CBS 2 observed the accident scene at the Brown Line Kedzie stop: a mangled car against the side of a CTA commuter train.

08/10/2012

Addison Street Crash

2 Injured When Car, Motorcycle Crash Near Wrigley Field

Two people were injured overnight in when a car and a motorcycle crashed just a couple of blocks from Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Devon At The United Center

“I will probably run this car into the ground.” – Devon and his Dodge Caravan

07/16/2012

I-55 Crash

Crash Involving Car, Semi Snags I-55

Interstate 55 was snagged as the morning rush began Monday, after a predawn crash left a semi-trailer truck on its side and a car demolished.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Harlem Avenue Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Route 83 Crash

Crash Shuts Down Multiple Lanes On Busy Route 83

A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

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