Metra Accident

Police: 2 Metra Train Collisions With Abandoned Cars Are Related

Investigators believe two recent collisions between Metra trains and cars left on the tracks at the same Des Plaines crossing are related.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Odds Of Hitting Deer In Illinois Ranked Low

Your chances of hitting a deer with your car in Illinois are much higher than your odds of being struck by lightning, but still, the deer hazard is far less severe in Illinois than in many states.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Chicago Bird Collision Monitors

Collision Monitors Comb Loop To Rescue Migratory Birds

This is the season for a hardy band of volunteers who wander the dark streets of the Loop, trying to save migrating birds who’ve smacked into buildings.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2011