A southwest suburban man allegedly had been taking heroin and was texting at the time he caused a fatal accident two months ago in rural Kendall County.
A woman is dead, after plunging from a high-rise on Sheridan Road in the East Lakeview neighborhood.
Two lanes of the Borman Expressway (Interstate 80-94) were shut down this morning, after a man was killed when his pickup truck rear-ended a semi hauling plate steel.
The Go Bananas indoor amusement park reopened on Friday, but a roller coaster on which a 3-year-old boy died last weekend remains closed.
A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.
Cicero officials say the death of a 22-year-old motorist in a Sunday collision followed a road-rage incident, and authorities are looking for another driver who was involved in the altercation.
A pedestrian was struck and killed this morning on busy U.S. 20 in Elgin, police said.
Velar Mayfield, 23, was under the influence of cannabis when the car he was driving crashed into a tree Sunday afternoon, killing two young women who were his passengers, authorities said.
A car accident in south suburban Crete Township claimed the lives of two young women, and police say winter conditions may have played a role.
A man was killed in a crash Monday on Route 53 at the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Schaumburg.
The blizzard appears to have claimed two lives in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.
Metra trains were halted on the Union/Pacific West Line Friday morning, after a man was struck and killed by a train on the city’s West Side.
A Bourbonnais man is being remembered as a hero, for pushing a child out of the path of an oncoming bus, which took the man’s own life.
A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train in southwest suburban Orland Park this morning.
The off-duty police officer charged in this week’s two-state shooting spree was involved in a fatal July 2006 accident that killed a Crete teen.