Thomas Hicks

Man Charged With Fatal Hit-And-Run In Washington Heights

Thomas Hicks, 26, faces one felony count of failure to report an accident involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

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Authorities respond to a fatal accident in Edgewater Thursday night. (CBS)

One Killed In Rollover On Lake Shore Drive

The single-vehicle crash happened at 7:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Sheridan Road, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information. A 33-year-old woman sitting in the passenger seat was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.


The driver of this pickup truck was killed when he struck the back of a semi truck in Hebron, Ind. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Man Dies After Pickup Strikes Semi In Northwest Indiana

Richard D. Bennett was driving his 2001 Chevrolet pickup east on State Route 2 at I-65 in Hebron when he went through the intersection and hit the back of the semi about 5:30 a.m., according to Indiana State Police.


Douglas McGrew (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Second Suspect In Fatal Street Racing Crash Held On $1M Bail

Douglas McGrew, a 25-year-old Robbins man, had been hospitalized after the Thursday evening crash in a residential neighborhood of the south suburb, according to Robbins police. McGrew faces reckless homicide charges along with 41-year-old Lynwood resident Craig Stevenson.


Paramedics take a person off a CTA bus after a Far South Side crash early Tuesday that left a man dead, police said. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Dead, 5 Injured After Car Hits CTA Bus In Roseland

The crash happened about 2:30 a.m., when a car heading north on Michigan Avenue near 107th Street veered into oncoming traffic and into the bus, according to Chicago Police.


A Ford Taurus rolled on its side after hitting a parked car and a Chicago Police squad vehicle in Englewood. The driver and two police officers were injured. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Chicago Police Officers Hurt In Englewood Crash

About 12:15 a.m., the officers were responding to a call in a marked squad car and traveling northbound on May Street near 73rd Street when a gray Ford Taurus struck a parked car, then struck the front driver’s side of the squad car, police said.


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Lanes Reopen On Eisenhower After Fatal Motorcycle Crash

At 12:35 a.m., the male rider, whose age was not known, crashed into the median between the westbound California Avenue exit ramp and the expressway, according to Illinois State Police and witnesses at the scene.


Two people were injured in a rollover crash Monday morning on Interstate 80 in Tinley Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Injured In I-80 Rollover Crash

At 2 a.m., a pickup truck heading west on the expressway rear-ended a black SUV and then rolled into a ditch near Oak Park Avenue, according to witnesses.


Less Jones III, Cherise Davis-Jones, and their three children, Chloe, Josh, and Less Jones IV. (Family Photo)

2 Killed, 7 Injured In High-Speed Crash In Robbins; Street Racing Suspected

A couple from south suburban Robbins was killed Thursday night, leaving their three children orphaned, when their minivan was struck by two vehicles that appeared to be street racing, and blew a stop sign.


A car crashed into the wall early Friday in the outbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near Addison Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

The single-vehicle crash happened at 2:04 a.m. in the outbound lanes of the Kennedy (I-90/94) near Addison Street, according to Illinois State Police.


Leena A. Ultsch | Lake County sheriff's office photo

Woman Due In Court For Fatal Antioch Hit-And-Run

Lake County Sheriff’s Police Det. Christopher Covelli said 50-year-old Gregory Boyes, of unincorporated Antioch Twp., died at about 4 a.m. when a Toyota Avalon, allegedly driven by 34-year-old Leena Ultsch, of Antioch, struck Boyes’ motorcycle on Illinois 173 near North Linden Lane in unincorporated Antioch.


A car left the road and crashed into a tree, then burst into flames, along Rollins Road, just east of Lake Shore Drive in north suburban Ingleside. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Three Killed In Fiery Ingleside Crash

Lake County Sheriff’s Det. Christopher Covelli said a Kia Optima struck a tree and burst into flames just east of the intersection of Rollins Road and Lake Shore Drive in Ingleside shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.


Authorities investigate after a crash Tuesday night in Tinley Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Jimmy John’s Driver Airlifted After Tinley Park Crash

The crash happened about 9:30 p.m. near Glenshire Street and 88th Avenue, Tinley Park Fire Dept. Capt. Ken Roemer told a reporter at the scene.


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Three Killed In Fiery Ingleside Crash

Three people were killed in a fiery crash in Ingleside early Wednesday morning.


A Pontiac Bonneville struck at least two other vehicles after fleeing a traffic stop in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. One man died, and five people were injured. (Credit: CapturedNews)

1 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash After South Side Police Chase

Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.


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1 Dead, 6 Injured In Kendall County Crash

Two vehicles collided about 5:30 p.m. near Millington and Rodgers roads, according to a statement from the Kendall County sheriff’s office. When police and paramedics arrived, they discovered one passenger dead at the scene, and several other people hurt, police said.


Ramon Marin (Chicago Police)

Motorist Charged With Killing Unborn Child In Northwest Side Crash

Ramon Marin, of the 3000 block of North Natoma, faces one count each of reckless homicide of an unborn child and aggravated reckless driving, police said in a statement. He was also cited for various moving violations.


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One Killed In Edgebrook Crash

About 11:20 p.m., two cars were heading east in the 5200 block of West Devon Avenue when one veered into the other, sending it crashing into a tree on the median of the road, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.


Bryant Wardell

Warrant Issued For Man Charged With Reckless Homicide In Gary

Bryant Wardell faces five charges including reckless homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. The warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon.


A woman was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Seriously Injured In Belmont Cragin Crash

The crash happened at 9:40 p.m. in the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. The woman was sitting in a parked Mazda Protege when a speeding Honda Acccord heading west swerved into oncoming traffic and struck the Mazda, police said.