A car left the road and crashed into a tree, then burst into flames, along Rollins Road, just east of Lake Shore Drive in north suburban Ingleside. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Two Of Three Victims ID’d In Lake County Crash, Explosion

The coroner hopes to identify the third victim using DNA.


Two semi-tractor-trailer trucks collided near Coal City Monday night. (CBS)

Semi Driver Dead In Two-Truck Collision Near Coal City

(CBS) – Two semi-tractor-trailer trucks collided Monday evening on Interstate 55, killing one driver, authorities said. The accident occurred south of Coal City in the interstate’s southbound lanes. At least one semi was on fire, […]


Steven Nincic and his family in the moments before a tent collapsed Aug. 2, 2015. (Wood Dale Police)

Video Shows Father’s Last Moments Before Wood Dale Tent Collapse

CBS 2 has obtained never-before-seen video of a deadly storm that knocked down a festival tent in Wood Dale, fatally injuring Steven Nincic.


Steven Nincic (Facebook)

Father Mourned After Wood Dale Tent Collapse, Questions Linger About Safety Response

Steven Nincic took his two daughters to Prairie Fest because they wanted him to win some gold fish at a carnie game. And he did. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

Chicago Tops Nationally In Fatal, Officer-Involved Shootings: BGA

(CBS) — Police officers in Chicago have killed more people than officers in any other large city in recent years, according to an analysis by the Better Government Association. Fatal officer-involved shootings here far surpass […]


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

One Dead, Two Wounded In Ravenswood Stabbing

Paramedics were called to Sunnyside and Leavitt about 4 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. One victim, a female of unknown age, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she later died.


Police respond to the scene of a fatal shooting at Ridge and Clark Thursday. (CBS)

Man, 21, Fatally Shot At North Side Car Wash

The man was in the 5900 block of North Ridge about 4:45 p.m. when he was shot in the back. CBS 2 observed a crime-scene investigation at a car wash business.


This screengrab shows a Chicago police officer shooting at a car with unarmed teens. (Chicago Reporter)

Officer Seen In Video Firing At Black Teens Fatally Shot Suspect In 2011, Family Says

(CBS) – A Chicago police officer caught on camera firing his weapon into a car of unarmed teens was involved in a fatal shooting previously, CBS 2 has learned. Now, relatives of the victim who […]


Fire crews respond to a fire on 88th Place in the Chatham neighborhood. (CBS)

Man Found Dead At Chatham Fire Scene

Crews responded to the fire at a home in the 300 block of East 88th Place. After the blaze was put out, firefighters found a man thought to be in his 50s dead on the second floor,


A model gets a pedicure backstage before the Derek Lam fashion show February 13, 2011 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit: Man Died From Medical Complications Caused By Pedicure

Latania Peterson-Carr filed the wrongful death lawsuit, alleging that her husband Darryl Carr got the pedicure Nov. 13, 2014, at AZ Happy Nails, 1715 Sauk Trail in Sauk Village.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Chicago Man, Glenview Woman Die After Truck Wheel Crashes Into Their Car In Michigan

The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 94 in Portage, Mich.


Young Pappy, aka Shaquon Thomas (Facebook)

Rapper ‘Young Pappy’ Fatally Shot In Uptown

Shaquon Thomas, 19, who rapped under the name Young Pappy, had previously been the intended target in at least two shootings that left bystanders dead.


Subhas Chander (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Disgruntled Father Gets Life In Prison For Fire That Killed Family

Prosecutors said Subhash Chander was offended because his 22-year-old daughter, Monika Rani, had married without his consent, beneath her station in India’s caste system.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Police: Oak Lawn Man Dead After Boating Accident Near Fox Lake

The incident happened about 5 p.m. Monday at a Pistakee Lake pier at a private residence in the 35000 block of Marine Drive.


Police Lights Police Car

Boy, 16, Killed In South Shore Shooting

The 16-year-old boy was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck on Thursday evening.


Police Involved Shooting generic sized image

Person Dies In Police-Involved Shooting In Zion

The incident occurred after police responded to reports of a fight in the 2300 block of Gilead Avenue.


(Credit: (ThinkStock)

Two killed, Six wounded In Shootings Friday On South, SW Sides: Police

The most recent fatality happened about 2 p.m. in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.


A passenger train stops after a pedestrian was killed in Lisle. (CBS)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Lisle

Inbound train No. 1272 struck a pedestrian just east of the Lisle station just after 4 p.m., Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said. Officials said the pedestrian had died.


Metra Logo

Person Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Northwest Suburbs

Outbound train No. 615, which left Chicago at 11:30 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Harvard at 1:20 p.m., struck the pedestrian a few minutes before 1 p.m. in Woodstock.



Gunfire Kills Elderly Man, Wounds Woman And Two Small Children

Police say they responded to a call of a “person shot” around 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West 105th Street, but found four people who had been hit.