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A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Driver Arrested, Jailed After Driving Without Pants: Prosecutors

Police were called to the 9900 block of Linda Lane when a caller reported that a man, “nude from the waist down, was gratifying himself while driving a silver 2011 Toyota,” authorities say.

06/13/2014

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Good Samaritan Helps CTA Bus Driver Who Was Shocked With Stun Gun

A CTA bus driver is recovering tonight after being robbed on the job by a man using a stun gun. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez talks with a Good Samaritan who helped the injured woman.

03/04/2013

Police Lights Police Car

Police Find 13-Year-Old Behind Wheel

Police conducting a traffic stop near west suburban Oswego got a surprise early Thursday — the driver was a 13-year-old girl.

02/14/2013

Dino Kapadia holds the drutter, a combination driver and putter that uses a slingshot to fire golf balls down the fairway, and a putter head for the greens. It's designed for use in the game "walkoff," a version of golf Kapadia invented after back problems kept him from being able to swing a traditional club. (Credit: drutter.biz)

Suburban Man Invents New Game And ‘Club’ For Golfers With Bad Backs

A 72-year old south suburban man has invented a new game that’s a variation of golf, but without the chance for a backache.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2012

A CTA train. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Texting CTA Train Operator Caught On Video

CBS 2’s Pam Zekman looks into the case of a CTA train operator who was seen texting while running a moving train.

CBS 2–09/24/2012

Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Suit: ‘Huffing’ Teen Driver May Have Run Over Girl Twice

The allegedly impaired teen driver accused of striking and killing a 5-year-old girl on Labor Day may have run over the girl more than once, a lawsuit filed by the victim’s family says.

09/20/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Report Confirms Blown Tire Led To Deadly Megabus Crash

A new state police report confirms that a blown tire led to that fatal Megabus crash downstate earlier this month.

08/30/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Woman, 77, Cited For Driving Into Pistakee Lake

A 77-year-old Ingleside woman escaped serious injury when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal and launched her vehicle off the end of Grand Avenue into Pistakee Lake.

08/29/2012

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Collides With Vehicle, Killing Driver

LAGRANGE, Ill. (STMW) — A Metra train struck a vehicle Friday night in west suburban LaGrange, killing the driver and halting train service on the BNSF Railway line. BNSF Railway equipment train No. 1282 struck […]

02/10/2012

A judge dismissed rape charges against Peapod driver Guillermo Balingit, finding no probable cause in the case. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Charges Dismissed Against Peapod Driver Accused Of Raping Customer

Charges were dismissed on Monday for a grocery delivery truck driver charged last month with allegedly sexually assaulting a customer inside her South Loop home.

12/19/2011

West Side, Carjacking Crash

4 Hurt After Driver Resists Carjacker, Crashes

Four people were hurt Thursday night during an attempted carjacking on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown appears at the County Board meeting Thursday. (CBS)

Brown Says She Needs To Keep Her Bodyguards, Following Several Threats

One man who wrote to Brown suggested she is in his sights, “especially coming out of your office and walking to your car.” CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

12/02/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Driver Killed In Hit-And-Run On Shoulder Of Stevenson

A pickup truck driver was arrested overnight, about 15 minutes after he struck and killed a motorist who was standing on the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway, while waiting for a tow truck.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

2 Boys Hit By Car In West Pullman

Two boys were hurt Saturday afternoon when they were struck by a car driven by a motorist who might have been on a cell phone at the time.

02/26/2011

Brian Essenberg (Mount Prospect Police)

Joyride Over Lawns Angers Residents

An out-of-control driver carved up more than 30 lawns as neighbors slept. A 19-year-old was arrested.

01/14/2011

Hillcrest House

Motorist Blacks Out, Drives Car Into Building

A motorist drove into a building in Chicago Heights after blacking out on Thursday afternoon.

11/25/2010

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Sentence For Nail-Painting Driver To Stand

A judge has refused to modify the sentence of a woman from Morris who struck and killed a motorcyclist while she was painting her nails at the wheel of her car.

WBBM Newsradio–11/16/2010