Downed Power Lines

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Police: Man Electrocuted By Downed Power Lines In Burbank

A 21-year-old man was electrocuted Tuesday while visiting his family in southwest suburban Burbank.

07/01/2014

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Chicago Man Survives Electric Shock From Downed Power Lines

A Chicago man is still shaking from the ordeal after he was shocked when live power lines fell on top of a car he happened to touch.

05/06/2014

A dump truck severed power lines near 79th and King on Monday, and the power lines made contact with an SUV parked in the alley. A man who touched the SUV was severely shocked. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shocked By Downed Power Lines

A dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.

05/06/2014

A woman struggles with her umbrella amid strong winds in Chicago on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

High Winds Persist; Flood Risk Continues For Some Rivers

High winds have subsided a bit since Thursday’s storm, when four tornadoes might have touched down in central Illinois, but dangerous winds will persist through the afternoon, and gusts of up to 45 mph are likely on Friday.

02/21/2014

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Thousands Still Without Power After Storms

Thousands of homes and businesses across the Chicago area remained without power Tuesday, after a fast-moving round of storms on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Romeoville Plane Crash

1 Dead, 1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In Romeoville

One person was killed and another was seriously injured when a small plane they were on crashed in southwest suburban Romeoville on Sunday, taking out power lines near Lewis University Airport.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2011

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Power Knocked Out In Large Part Of Westmont

About 1,600 customers in Westmont lost their electricity this morning, after power lines came down.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011