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Angel Villafuerte. (Photo provided by Angel's friends.)

Trucker Released After Questioning In Hit-And-Run That Killed 12-Year-Old Boy

A driver was released after being questioned in connection with a Whiting, Ind., crash that killed a 12-year-old boy crossing the street near his home Wednesday afternoon.

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A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

Nine Injured In CTA Bus Crash On Near West Side

Nine people were hurt when a van went through a red light and struck a CTA bus Tuesday afternoon on the Near West Side.

04/15/2014

A man and two of his children were killed when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on I-65, following an earlier crash involving a tanker truck that rolled over. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Three Dead In Crash On I-65 Near Roselawn, Ind.

A father and two of his children were killed overnight, when their SUV rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana.

04/15/2014

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Icy Road Conditions Cause 9-Vehicle Crash On Dan Ryan

A nine-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side sent four people to the hospital Tuesday morning.

04/15/2014

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Man Dies Day After Being Charged In Fatal South Side Crash

A South Side man died Monday afternoon, a day after he was ordered held without bond in connection with a Far South Side crash that killed another person and injured two more last week.

04/15/2014

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Woman Dead, 4 People Hurt In West Pullman Crash

Three adults and two children, whose ages and genders were not immediately known, were involved in the pin-in crash about 7:10 p.m. Thursday near the corner of 123rd and State streets.

04/11/2014

A damaged SUV after a wrong-way driver's vehicle hit another on I-355. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Wrong-Way Driver Injures Multiple People On I-355

About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.

04/08/2014

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Van Crashes Through Dunkin’ Donuts

Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.

04/07/2014

A Blue Line train ended up on the escalator at the O'Hare station after jumping the tracks when it failed to slow down while pulling into the terminal. (Credit: CBS)

NTSB: Blue Line ‘Trip Stop’ At O’Hare Was Too Close To The End Of The Track

NTSB officials had previously said the train’s operator, Brittney Haywood, admitted falling asleep at the controls as the train was pulling into the O’Hare station, but that automated systems in place were designed to stop the train if she did not hit the brakes.

04/07/2014

Brittney Haywood proudly posted a photo of her CTA operator permit on Instagram after getting it in December 2013. (Credit: Instagram)

CTA Fires Operator In Blue Line Crash At O’Hare

CTA officials were taking steps to fire the train operator who fell asleep at the controls of a Blue Line train before it crashed at O’Hare International Airport last month.

04/04/2014

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Woman Killed In Chicago Ridge Crash

Cindy Schultz was driving south on Ridgeland Avenue near the intersection of 106th Street in Chicago Ridge about 1:15 p.m. when she drove off the road and struck a tree on the west side of the street.

04/04/2014

A Blue Line train ended up on the escalator at the O'Hare station after jumping the tracks when it failed to slow down while pulling into the terminal. (Credit: CBS)

Two More Lawsuits Filed Over O’Hare Blue Line Crash

Two more people have filed lawsuits against the CTA over a Blue Line train derailment at O’Hare last week, bringing the total number of suits filed up to eight.

04/03/2014

A Hobart man was injured when he lost control of his pickup and it struck two semi trucks on I-80/94 near Burr Street ion Gary on Thursday morning. (Photo from Indiana State Police)

Hobart Man Injured After Crashing Pickup On I-80/94

A northwest Indiana man was injured when he lost control of his pickup on a rain-slick I-80/94 Thursday morning, and the vehicle slammed into two semi trucks.

04/03/2014

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Alsip Teen Killed In Indian Head Park Crash

Students returning to Shepard High School on Monday after spring break were stunned by the news that Cassie Hense, of Alsip, who graduated early after the fall semester, had died in a car crash that left another former student critically injured.

04/01/2014

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Woman Killed In Crown Point Crash

A 52-year-old woman was killed early Monday when her car flipped over in a crash in Crown Point, Ind.

03/31/2014

The Blue Line station at O'Hare International Airport reopened Sunday, six days after a train derailed and crashed into an escalator at the end of the track. (Credit: John Waelti)

No Delays For Blue Line After O’Hare Station Reopens

It has been smooth sailing so far for the reopened CTA station at O’Hare International Airport, after Blue Line trains got their major test since a derailment and crash one week ago.

03/31/2014

A vehicle was completely mangled in a two-car, fatal crash on the Edens, police said. / Photo by NVP

Police: Fatal Crash Closes Southbound Edens For 6 Hours

A man is dead after his car was rearended on the Edens Expressway in north suburban Skokie early Sunday morning, according to Illinois State Police.

03/30/2014

A police squad car was involved in an accident early Sunday in Englewood / Photo from NVP

Two Police Officers Involved In Crash In Englewood

Two police officers went to a hospital after being involved in a crash early Sunday in Englewood.

03/30/2014

Tribune Tower (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Police Looking For Driver Who Crashed In Front Of Tribune Tower

Police are looking for a person who crashed into a median in the Loop and fled the scene.

03/29/2014

This CTA train smashed into the escalator on Monday morning at the O'Hare station. (Credit: CBS)

Blame Game Between CTA, Union Continues In Wake Of O’Hare Train Crash

The CTA’s worker union says the sleeping operator whose train crashed at O’Hare on Monday had worked 69 hours the previous week — a claim the transit agency denies. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

03/28/2014

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