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‘Serious’ Crash Closes Lanes On I-80 In Mokena

A “serious” crash involving a semi truck closed all lanes of Interstate 80 near southwest suburban Mokena Sunday morning.

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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

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago DJ Held On $1 Million Bail For Deadly Crash Near Lincoln Park Zoo

A popular Chicago DJ was swerving in and out of traffic at speeds over 90 mph before he drunkenly crashed his car on Lake Shore Drive near Lincoln Park Zoo on Monday, killing his 37-year-old passenger, authorities said.

01/21/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Charged In Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lagoon

A man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a fatal rollover crash that occurred on Lake Shore Drive near the Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, police said.

01/21/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Charges Pending After Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lincoln Park Lagoon

Charges are pending against the driver of a car that veered off Lake Shore Drive and crashed on top of a frozen pond near Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, leaving a passenger dead.

01/20/2015

A car struck a building after hitting two other vehicles on the West Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Injured After Car Hits Vehicles, Building On West Side

A speeding car was heading east on Madison Street about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a van near Keeler Avenue, police said. The car then struck another car and a fire hydrant before hitting a building.

01/20/2015

Claude Thompson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Leads Elgin Police On High-Speed Chase

At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.

01/19/2015

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Four Hurt In Crash At O’Hare

Four airport employees were injured in a crash on a service road at O’Hare International Airport early Monday. The two-car crash happened about 12:25 a.m. on the north side of the airport property, according to police and fire officials.

01/19/2015

Jose Estrada (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Left Two Dead

Jose Estrada, 24, faces two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, two misdemeanor DUI counts, and one citation for failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.

01/19/2015

A deadly crash on the Eisenhower shut down traffic early Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Alcohol A Factor In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On Eisenhower

A wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.

01/12/2015

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Two Injured In Separate Snowmobile Crashes In Antioch

Both crashes occurred after 7 p.m. at Blarney Island, which is part of the Chain O’Lakes waterway system and located one mile off shore, according to the island’s website.

01/12/2015

An Indiana man was killed in a fatal three-truck crash early Friday on the Borman Expressway in Gary. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

One Trucker Killed, One Charged In Borman Crash

An Indiana trucker driving for UPS was killed and a Chicago trucker ticketed following a fatal three-truck crash on the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana early Friday.

01/09/2015

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