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Stevenson Expressway Wrong-Way Driver Charged With DUI

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.

06/27/2014

A  Toyota 4Runner was involved in a crash Tuesday night in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Driver Cited After Rollover Crash In Lincoln Park

The 32-year-old man was driving a 2006 Toyota 4Runner SUV westbound on LaSalle Drive at 10:58 p.m. when it turned left onto the 1700 block of North Clark Street and collided with a Toyota Camry taxi.

06/25/2014

Two men crashed a powered parachute -- an ultralight aircraft -- into the Fox River late Monday. The pilot made it to shore, but his passenger died. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Ultralight Aircraft Crashes In Fox River

The men took off from Skydive Chicago in Ottawa sometime Monday evening in an ultralight aircraft — either a paraglider or an ultraglider — which are commonly flown from that airfield. They experienced engine trouble and crashed in the middle of the Fox River

06/24/2014

Four people were hospitalized early Friday after a car crashed into a creek in a southwest suburban Crestwood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

4 Hurt When Car Lands Upside-Down In Crestwood Creek

Firefighters pulled four people – likely in their late teens and early 20s – out of the car, and placed them on stretchers.

06/20/2014

Three people were seriously hurt when a vehicle crashed into a building at 119th and Eggleston early Wednesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

3 Seriously Hurt When Car Slams Into West Pullman Building

The vehicle was driven in to a building near 119th Street and Eggleston Avenue about 5:10 a.m.

06/18/2014

A car crashed through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water in southwest suburban Ottawa on Monday. The male driver was pronoucned dead after his car was pulled out nearly four hours later. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Dies After Car Plunges Into Sand Quarry

LaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.

06/17/2014

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

Feds To Transit Agencies: Test Stop Systems In Wake Of O’Hare Blue Line Crash

Images of the Blue Line train that just wouldn’t stop still strike fear among some passengers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/12/2014

Four people died and one person was critically injured when this BMW crashed into the back wall of a Lowe's store at the Brickyard Mall. (Credit: George Slefo for Sun-Times Media)

4 Killed, 1 Critically Injured In High-Speed Crash At Brickyard Mall

Around 3 a.m., a speeding BMW lost control in the service alley behind the Lowe’s at 2630 N. Narragansett Av., and smashed into the back wall of the store.

06/12/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Police Shoot Driver Who Tried To Run Over Officers, Bystanders

Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.

06/11/2014

A car crashed into a tree in Washington Heights, injuring three children and two adults. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

3 Kids, 2 Adults Hurt In Washington Heights Crash

Around 12:30 a.m., a car struck a median in the 800 block of West 95th Street. The front end jumped the concrete median wall, and smashed into a tree.

06/09/2014

A truck driver helped pull the driver of the SUV out of the wrecked vehicle after it hit his semi head-on in Blue Island. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Trucker Rescues Driver Who Crashed Into His Rig In Blue Island

According to sources, the driver of the SUV might have fallen asleep at the wheel, and veered into the southbound lanes while headed north on Ashland Avenue.

06/06/2014

Howard E. Dibbern (Island Lake Police)

Man Charged With Murder In Island Lake Death, Car Theft, Crash Into House

A man suspected of stealing a car from a woman later found dead in her northwest suburban home this week has now been charged with her murder.

06/05/2014

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Woman Killed After Crashing Pickup Into Median In Rolling Meadows

Tiffany Ensalaco, 34, was driving a blue 1994 Ford pickup southbound on Illinois Route 53 south of Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows just after 7 p.m., when she lost control of the vehicle and it drifted across the road into a concrete median.

06/04/2014

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Lockport Man Killed In Homer Township Crash

Andrew Mazza was speeding in a turbocharged Dodge Neon southbound on Bell Road when he lost control about 6:30 p.m., south of 143rd Street and about a quarter-mile north of Martindale Lane

06/03/2014

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash on the inbound Kennedy Expressway Thursday night. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

The motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.

05/30/2014

A woman drove her SUV into a 7-Eleven building Wednesday night in Palos Heights. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Woman Crashes SUV Into Palos Heights 7-Eleven

Police responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.

05/29/2014

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Elderly Woman Airlifted To Hospital After Early Morning Crash

The incident happened at 12:45 a.m. near 75th Street and the curve at Route 34. The woman was traveling westbound in her Cadillac sedan when it hit a median, crossed over eastbound lanes and rolled over into a ditch.

05/29/2014

A semi-trailer truck caught fire after crashing on the Kennedy Expressway near Division Street. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Crashes On Inbound Kennedy, Catches Fire

All inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) were temporarily closed early Wednesday when a semi truck crashed and caught fire.

05/28/2014

Steven Luellen (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Suspect Wanted By Cops Crashes Vehicle, Kills Man In Elgin

A man wanted by the U.S. Marshals crashed his vehicle and killed a man after refusing to pull over in northwest suburban Elgin Tuesday afternoon, police said.

05/27/2014

A two-vehicle crash left four people seriously injured early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Downtown Taxi Crash Leaves 4 Hurt

A Porsche SUV was northbound in the 400 block of South Michigan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck a taxi, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

05/21/2014

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