A huge hole opened in Diamond Lake Road when a culvert collapsed under the pavement. (Credit: CBS)

Long Grove Road Closed After Culvert Collapses

The gaping hole, blamed on this summer’s heavy rains, stretched the entire width of Diamond Lake Road at Indian Creek Road. The pavement collapsed Friday, leaving the road impassable.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Boy, 13, Dies After Collapsing In Basketball Game

Dramon Ratcliff of Bolingbrook was playing basketball at Plainfield Central High School when he collapsed, the Will County Coroner’s Office said.



Officials, Grieving Relatives Asking Questions About Fatal Building Collapse

Roberto Topia Gonzalez was killed when a brick facade collapsed on top of him and three others on Saturday. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, local and federal officials and family members have questions for the owner.


A patio between two buildings in the West Town neighborhood collapsed into a 10-foot-deep void space early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Patio Collapses In West Town

Around 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.


Two workers were injured in a construction collapse at a Vernon Hills shopping mall. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Worker Dies From Injuries In Construction Collapse At Vernon Hills Mall

One of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.


(Credit: CBS)

Mount Prospect Building Evacuated Out Of Fear Of Collapse

A building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.


The tank from a water tower fell to the ground in Lakeview, hitting several vehicles, and injuring three people on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Building Owners Hire Engineers To Investigate Water Tank Collapse

One of the three people injured when a wooden water tank fell nine stories on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Firefighter Hurt When Chimney Collapses During Fire

A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.



Collapse Of Elgin Apartment Ceiling Injures 2, Forces Out 21

Fire officials suspect that faulty roofing-construction work caused a ceiling collapse that injured two people and made 21 temporarily homeless at an Elgin apartment building over the weekend.


A house in Woodlawn collapsed. (Credit: CBS)

High Winds May Have Caused Building Collapse

It happened in the 6300 block of South Evans, in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood.


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Ald. Thompson Hospitalized After Collapsing At Music Festival

Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Police secure the scene of a restaurant ceiling collapse Thursday night. (CBS)

4 Hurt When Light Fixture Falls At Near West Side Restaurant

Four people were hurt when a light fixture came crashing down from the ceiling at a restaurant just northwest of the Loop Thursday night.


LAX Jetway Collapse

2 Injured At LAX When Jetway For Plane From O’Hare Collapses

Two people were injured at Los Angeles International Airport in the collapse of a jetway for at plane that had just arrived from Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Paul Simmons

Marist High School Senior Collapses On Basketball Court, Dies

A senior at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood has died, after collapsing on the school’s basketball court Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

No Injuries In Driver’s Facility Roof Collapse

No one was injured Sunday morning when part of a roof at an Illinois Secretary of State’s driver services building in Lombard collapsed.


2011 Blizzard 095

Blizzard Destroys Frankfort Golf Dome

This week’s blizzard claimed one of the Chicago area’s indoor golf domes.

WBBM Newsradio–02/04/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Roof Collapses On Historic Church

A historic church sustained heavy damage when the roof collapsed, apparently from the weight of snow on Wednesday night but details are not yet confirmed.


Chuck Berry performs Saturday night at the Congress Theater before the show was cut short. (Bart Shore)

Chuck Berry Recovering After Collapse

Chuck Berry is resting comfortably at his home near St. Louis, after he collapsed over the weekend while playing a concert in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2011