A Chicago police squad car collided with another car on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street on Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Hurt In Downtown Crash

A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.


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Man Dies After Vehicle Speeds Past ‘Road Closed’ Sign In Winnetka

A man died in a north suburban crash early Thursday after driving his vehicle into a large sewer section.


Two people died after a car hit a tree in Park Forest. The driver fled the scene, but was arrested after turning up at a hospital. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Two Dead In Park Forest Crash

Two people were killed overnight, when a stolen car struck a tree in south suburban Park Forest. The driver was arrested after fleeing the scene.


A police officer and two other men suffered "non life-threatening injuries" in a Pilsen crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pair Leads Police On Chase In Pilsen, Crash Into Squad Car, Pole

Two men who stole a vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood Tuesday night tried to escape police capture by driving away, but crashed into a squad car and pole instead, injuring themselves and an officer.


A maroon Ford Expedition and a maroon Chevrolet truck collided head-on near Westville, Ind., early Tuesday.  (Credit: LaPorte County Sheriff)

Five Hurt, Three Critically, In Northwest Indiana Crash

A maroon Ford Expedition northbound on U.S. 421 and a maroon Chevrolet truck southbound on U.S. 421 collided head-on at Alida Road about 5:30 a.m., just south of Westville, Ind., according to the LaPorte County sheriff’s office.


A black SUV rolled onto its side after a crash on the Kennedy late Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Injured In Rollover Crash On Kennedy

The man, described only as an adult, was driving northbound on the Kennedy (I-90/94) near Belmont about 11 p.m. when his vehicle struck a light pole, then rolled over, Illinois State Police said.


A 14-year-old girl was killed when she hit by a semi-trailer truck, after she was ejected from an SUV when it hit a guardrail on the Tri-State Tollway. (Credit: Captured News)

Girl, 14, Killed In Crash On Tri-State Tollway

Three people were ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer on the Tri-State near Half Day Road around 10:30 p.m., when the SUV blew a tire, went out of control, and struck a guardrail, according to Illinois State Police. A 14-year-old girl who was thrown from the SUV was hit by a semi-trailer truck, and pronounced dead at the scene.


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Two Killed In Hyde Park Crash

Wilbon B. McClerkin, 73, was driving a car westbound in the 1700 block of East 57th Drive at 2:23 p.m. when it left the road and crashed into a tree, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His wife, 72-year-old Winnie Maecole-McClerkin, was sitting in the passenger seat at the time of the crash.


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Park Ridge Officer On Desk Duty After Inconsistencies Reported In Serious Crash

A Park Ridge officer has been placed on desk duty after inconsistencies were found in his report regarding a two-vehicle crash that left four people injured Wednesday.


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Chicago Man Arrested After Stealing Ambulance, Crashing In Wisconsin

A Chicago man was arrested in Wisconsin this week, after crashing a stolen ambulance, stealing the car of a passerby who stopped to help, and then attacking sheriff’s deputies while in custody.


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Two 21-Year-Olds Killed In Crash With Semi On I-55

A Buick Regal was northbound on I-55 just north of Bluff Road about 1 a.m. when the car struck the rear of the semi, according to Illinois State Police.


Two cars collided Wednesday night near Devon and Cumberland in Park Ridge. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Injured In Park Ridge Crash

Shortly before 11 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was driving a 2014 Audi north on Cumberland Avenue, when a 1996 Chevy headed east on Devon Avenue at a high rate of speed ran a red light, and struck the Audi, according to a statement from Park Ridge police.


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Woman Killed In CTA Bus Crash; Driver Cited For Running Red Light

A CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.


A 61-year-old woman was shot in the neck when a man fired shots into her home in the 3600 block of South Honore Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Suspect In Custody After Woman Shot In McKinley Park

Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.


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Teen Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Two After Prom In Calumet City

David Peden, 18, is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI causing death, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $40,000 bond Tuesday and is next scheduled to appear in court June 8.


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Bus Drives Off Bridge Near Gary Casino

A bus went off the side of a bridge early Sunday near the Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Ind., leaving the driver unable to talk.


Two women are in critical condition after they were struck by a minivan early Sunday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. | Network Video Productions

Two Women Critical After Being Struck By Minivan On South Side

Two women are in critical condition after they were struck by a minivan early Sunday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.


The aftermath of a car crashing into an Evanston house on Saturday afternoon. | Network Video Productions

4 Juveniles Hospitalized When Car Crashes Into House In Evanston

Four juveniles were hospitalized after a car crashed into a house in north suburban Evanston on Saturday afternoon.


A car crashed into a house Thursday night in the 2200 block of Emerson Street in Evanston, police said. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Home In Evanston

A driver suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel Thursday night and his car crashed into a home in north suburban Evanston.


A mangled vehicle is towed away from the scene of a fatal I-80 crash on Sunday in Joliet. | Network Video Productions

Joliet Man Killed In I-80 Crash

About 11:25 a.m., Michael B. McCoy was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet pickup truck that crossed from the westbound lanes of the highway into oncoming traffic near the Chicago Street exit, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner’s office.