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A male was killed in a crash Friday night in Schaumburg. | NVP News video

Male Killed In Schaumburg Crash

A male was killed Friday night when he crashed his SUV in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

08/02/2014

A tanker truck flipped on top of a car on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway near 47th Street on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

3 Hurt When Truck Flips On Top Of Car On Dan Ryan

Three people were hospitalized, and traffic on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway was backed up to 95th Street, after a tanker truck flipped on its side on top of a car near 47th Street.

08/01/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

Motorist Charged In Edgewater Crash That Killed Man On Street

Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/31/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

Driver Questioned After Fatal Edgewater Crash

Police were questioning the driver of a car that plowed into several parked cars and a CTA bus in the Edgewater neighborhood on Wednesday, killing a 71-year-old man who was putting groceries in his trunk.

07/31/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

One Dead, Three Hurt In Bus Crash In Edgewater

A man loading groceries into his car in Edgewater was killed late Wednesday morning, after his car was struck by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus.

07/30/2014

Schaumburg Police car. (CBS)

Motorcyclist Killed In Schaumburg Crash

The crash between the motorcycle and a passenger vehicle happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Hartford Drive and Roselle Road.

07/28/2014

A Chicago ambulance (CBS)

4 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In Lower Wacker Drive Crash

The crash was reported about 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of South Lower Wacker Drive. All five were listed in serious-to-critical condition, according to fire media. One person needed to be extricated from a vehicle.

07/28/2014

Two teens were killed and two others hurt in a crash in Harvey. (Credit: Captured News)

2 Teens Killed, 2 Others Seriously Hurt In Crash In Harvey

Two teenagers are dead and two others are seriously hurt after a crash in south suburban Harvey.

07/27/2014

Police Lights Police Car

Indiana Teen Pilot Attempting Around-The-World Flight Dies In Crash

An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/23/2014

A woman was killed when a tire fell from a Chevy Blazer and smashed into the windshield of her Nissan Versa on the Bishop Ford Freeway on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Killed When Tire Smashes Into Windshield On Bishop Ford

A 64-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning, when a tire flew off an SUV on the Bishop Ford Freeway, and smashed into the windshield of her car.

07/23/2014

An electronic logging device for trucks.  (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Safety Officials Want Electronic Logs For Truck Drivers

Federal rules limit truckers from driving more than 11 of the 14 consecutive hours they work. They have to take a ten hour break before driving again.

07/22/2014

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Trucker Accused Of Speeding, Driving 12 Hours Before Deadly I-55 Wreck

Prosecutors said Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was driving at least 15 mph faster than the posted construction zone speed limit at the time of the crash, and there was no evidence that he applied the brakes before the crash, although it was not clear if he fell asleep at the wheel.

07/22/2014

Ulrike Blopleh (left) and Vicky Palacios were among four people killed in a crash on I-55 on Monday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 Crash

A woman described by friends and family as a “supermom,” and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55.

07/22/2014

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Man Dies After Vehicle Hits Pole In Archer Heights

About 4:10 a.m., the 41-year-old driver was speeding near the corner of 41st Street and Pulaski Road when his vehicle clipped another vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said. He then lost control of his vehicle, which crashed in to a pole.

07/21/2014

Chicago Police Officer Tito Rodriguez (Photo supplied to CBS)

Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Dan Ryan

A mistake turned fatal Sunday afternoon on the Dan Ryan Expressway, when a driver cut off an off-duty police officer who was riding a motorcycle.

07/21/2014

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 taking off from Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said on July 17 that it had "lost contact" with one of its passenger planes whose last known position was over eastern Ukraine, amid speculation it had been shot down. (Photo credit: Fred Neeleman/AFP/Getty Images)

In Chicago, Shock And Disbelief At News Of MH17 Crash

There was a universal reaction — shock — from an array of Chicago-area residents and visitors, as news spread that a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in Ukraine, apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

07/17/2014

An SUV collided with a horse-drawn carriage Monday night in the Fulton River District neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

5 Hurt When SUV Hits Horse-Drawn Carriage

Police said an SUV collided with a carriage operated by Chicago Horse & Carriage around 11:30 p.m., near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Desplaines Street.

07/15/2014

Waukegan Police Officer Jason Mueller (Credit: Waukegan Police Department)

Waukegan Police Officer Killed In Gurnee Crash

Waukegan Police Officer Jason Mueller was not wearing a seat belt when his car crossed over a median in Gurnee early Saturday, and hit a utility pole.

07/14/2014

Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.

07/10/2014

A Chicago police sergeant was hospitalized after his unmarked squad car made contact with an oncoming vehicle, then crashed into a pole. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Sergeant Injured In Washington Park Crash

A Chicago police officer was recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after a crash that left him pinned inside his cruiser late Wednesday night.

07/10/2014

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