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Woman, 19, Killed After Crashing Into Metra Train

Police are blaming the road conditions for an accident Wednesday evening that killed a 19-year-old Woodstock woman who drove into a Metra train.

02/27/2015

An SUV crashed through the glass entrance at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

SUV Crashes Through Entrance At Northwestern Memorial Hospital

An SUV crashed into the lobby of Northwestern Memorial Hospital early Wednesday, after a valet driver mistakenly stepped on the accelerator, instead of the brake pedal.

02/25/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI Charges

The 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.

02/24/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Good Samaritans Pull Teen From Burning SUV On Lake Shore Drive

Two Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a teenage driver who had lost control of his vehicle and crashed on Lake Shore Drive Saturday morning.

02/21/2015

A school bus for Boulder Hill Elementary School in Montgomery was involved in a crash Friday morning at the intersection of Orchard and Caterpillar. Ten students were taken to the hospital. (Credit: CBS)

10 Students Hospitalized After School Bus Crash In Montgomery

The crash happened around 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Orchard Road and Caterpillar Drive in Montgomery. The school bus ended up off the road in a field. The car apparently hit a traffic light pole, and was severely damaged in the crash.

02/20/2015

Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash early Sunday in the Irving Park neighborhood. / photo from Network Video Productions

Four Hurt In Irving Park Crash

Four people were hurt in a crash involving a van and a taxi early Sunday in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/15/2015

Authorities investigate after a Lower Wacker Drive crash that injured a Chicago Police officer and two other people. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Among Two Hurt In Lower Wacker Crash

About 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.

02/13/2015

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8 Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West Side

CTA spokesman Brian Steele said a car passed the bus and tried to make a right turn as the bus pulled away from the curb. Steele said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

02/12/2015

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Police: No ‘Major’ Injuries In Lake Shore Drive Rollover Crash

About 9:20 p.m., a Nissan SUV and Land Rover, both were traveling south on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street when the two vehicles side-swiped each other, police said.

02/11/2015

Two people were hurt in a Chinatown crash early Sunday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Two Hurt In Chinatown Crash

Two people were hurt in a crash early Sunday in the Chinatown neighborhood on the South Side.

02/08/2015

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Lanes Reopened After Crash On I-80 In Mokena

All lanes on Interstate 80 were reopened Sunday afternoon after an earlier crash involving a semi truck Sunday morning in southwest suburban Mokena.

02/01/2015

A car crashed into a house early Friday in the 900 block of West 107th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Home In Washington Heights

A driver was seriously injured, and a South Side family was startled out of their beds, when the man crashed his car into a home in the Washington Heights neighborhood early Friday.

01/30/2015

A car that had been reported stolen crashed through an iron fence and rolled over in the front yard of a Bronzeville home early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Stolen Car Flips Over In Front Yard Of Bronzeville Home

The car was travelling north in the 4100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue about 12:15 a.m. when it lost control, hit an iron fence and flipped over, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

01/29/2015

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One Dead, One Injured In Auburn-Gresham Crash

The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of 76th Street and Ashland Avenue, when a vehicle heading south on Ashland failed to stop, police said. It struck another vehicle heading west on 76th Street.

01/28/2015

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Injured Trooper’s Family Seeks More Serious Charges Against Trucker

The family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.

01/27/2015

Four CPD officers were hospitalized after their squad cars crashed while pursuing suspects. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 16, Arrested After Police Chase Identified As Shooter In December Attack

The 16-year-old was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.

01/26/2015

A vehicle appeared heavily damaged after a fatal crash during a police chase Sunday night on the South Side. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Dies In Gresham Crash After Fleeing Police

Police officers saw an SUV speeding and pulled it over in the 6700 block of South Ashland Avenue. During the stop, the man got back in the vehicle and drove off, and officers gave chase. The vehicle blew a stop light in the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue and hit a car, and then a fire hydrant and a light pole.

01/26/2015

An SUV crashed into a daycare center early Thursday in the South Shore neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Daycare In South Shore

About 12:25 a.m., a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV eastbound on 79th Street near Crandon Avenue swerved to avoid a crash with a westbound vehicle and struck a commercial building, police said.

01/22/2015

A suspect driving a stolen SUV crashed into a utility pole after a high-speed chase, and managed to elude police after the wreck. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chase Ends In Crash In Oak Forest

It started around 3 a.m. in nearby Markham, when police tried to pull over a GMC Envoy believed to have been stolen. The driver sped off, with the SUV’s headlights turned off, and police gave chase.

01/22/2015

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Man Dies In North Lawndale Crash

The man was driving northbound in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue at 10 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a tree, police said.

01/22/2015

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