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Morton Grove Police Ask Public’s Help In Solving Fatal Hit-And-Run

A vehicle hit 86-year-old Richard Mikulec Jan. 12 near the intersection of Harlem and Shermer in Morton Grove last month. The Army Air Corps veteran died from his injuries.

02/23/2015

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Girl, 5, Killed In Kane County crash

A 5-year-old girl was killed and her father and another person were injured Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash near northwest suburban Pingree Grove.

02/20/2015

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Boy, 13, Dies After Collapsing In Basketball Game

Dramon Ratcliff of Bolingbrook was playing basketball at Plainfield Central High School when he collapsed, the Will County Coroner’s Office said.

02/05/2015

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Woman Dies In Chicago Heights Crash

Sandra J. Saatkamp, 61, was involved in a crash near Western Avenue and Lincoln Highway. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

12/26/2014

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Man Killed By His Pit Bull In Northwest Indiana: Coroner

Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says Edward Cahill suffered multiple severe bite injuries to his arms and face that resulted in massive blood loss. He says no one witnessed the attack in Cahill’s home in Portage, 50 miles west of South Bend.

12/26/2014

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Person Fatally Struck At Red Line’s Loyola Station

Howard-bound train struck the person about 7:35 p.m. Monday.

12/22/2014

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Police Search For Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Waukegan

Adrian Gonzalez, 21, was taken to Vista Hospital in Waukegan suffering “major head trauma,” police said. Gonzalez died of those injuries on Thursday.

12/18/2014

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Man Killed, Two Injured In Fire At Senior Living Center

CHICAGO (STMW) – One man was killed and two other people were hurt in a fire in a senior living center Thursday evening, police and fire officials said. Fire department crews were called to the […]

12/11/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Skokie

Rescue crews responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle about 5:50 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Touhy Avenue.

12/11/2014

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Teen Boy, 16, Killed In South Side Shooting

The 16-year-old and another boy, described only as a juvenile, were shot in the 3100 block of West 64th Street about 3:30 p.m. Friday.

11/28/2014

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Woman Found Fatally Shot In Gary, Ind. Alley

Kennette O’Neal, 31, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m. in an alley in the 1000 block of Matthews Street in Gary, Ind., after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

11/27/2014

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Expert: Next Cyber Attack Could Be Fatal

Think data breaches are scary? It could get even worse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/17/2014

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Chicago Boy, 11, Killed In Indiana Tollway Crash

As WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, state police say the boy’s father fell asleep at the wheel.

11/13/2014

A woman motorist died after her car flipped into a detention pond in Hammand, Ind. (Indiana State Police)

Hammond, Ind. Woman Dies After Car Rolls Over, Submerges In Retention Pond

The crash happened about 6 p.m. on the I-80 northbound Kennedy ramp in Hammond, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. The woman failed to negotiate the curve as she entered the ramp and rolled her vehicle, police said.

10/17/2014

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Calumet City Man Dies In Dan Ryan Crash

The four-vehicle crash happened about 1 p.m. in the outbound lanes of I-94 near 43rd Street, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

09/29/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By CTA Bus

The woman, whose age was not immediately known, was struck by a westbound #47 bus near Western about 6:20 a.m.

09/13/2014

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Police Find Sunken Motorboat At Center Of Fatal Excursion

The Chicago Police Marine Unit, after scanning the depths of Lake Michigan daily for two months, has found the 33-foot motorboat that sank off the coast of Chicago in late May, killing three of four occupants.

08/29/2014

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Slain Girl, 16, Was Good Student Who ‘Didn’t Deserve This': Mother

A witness said at the scene he heard as many as 14 shots. Neighbors said Shaquise Buckner’s companion may have been the intended target.

08/16/2014

Chicago firefighters respond to the scene of a fatal crash on North Avenue. (Captured News)

One Killed, Five Injured In Humboldt Park Crash

About 4:25 a.m., the six — two males and four females — were in a vehicle that crashed into a pole, then a viaduct in the 4500 block of West North Avenue, police said.

08/09/2014

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Man Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Morton Grove

Outbound train No. 2127, scheduled to arrive in Deerfield at 5:10 p.m., struck a person about 4:50 p.m. near Beckwith Road in Morton Grove, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

08/04/2014

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