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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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Motorist Accused Of Crashing Into Pedestrian In Edgewater Held On $300,000 Bond

A man charged with reckless homicide for a crash that killed a 71-year-old man and injured four others Wednesday in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood was released from the hospital and taken to the Cook County Jail Friday afternoon.

08/01/2014

A 71-year-old man loading groceries into his car was struck and killed by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus on Wednesday. Officials said five other people were taken to hospitals after a CTA bus stopped at Sheridan and Balmoral was hit by another vehicle, which also struck a few parked cars. (Credit: CBS)

Motorist Charged In Edgewater Crash That Killed Man On Street

Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/31/2014

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Cyclist Dies After Being Hit By Metra Train

Train no. 639 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck the cyclist about 6 p.m. near the Cumberland station, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.

07/31/2014

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Motorcyclist Killed In Schaumburg Crash

The crash between the motorcycle and a passenger vehicle happened at 12:53 p.m. at the intersection of Hartford Drive and Roselle Road.

07/28/2014

Four people died when two vehicles collided Friday in Bridgeview. (courtesy: Nadeem Baste)

Witness: Sports Car Was Speeding Before Fatal Bridgeview Crash

Four people were killed in a crash in southwest suburban Bridgeview Friday evening. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Harlem Avenue.

07/04/2014

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Bicyclist Killed In Portage Park

A 28-year-old bicyclist has died from the injuries she suffered when being struck by a truck in the northwest side Portage Park neighborhood.

07/03/2014

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Police: One Killed, One Hurt In Fuller Park Shooting

The shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Princeton Avenue.

05/30/2014

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Boy, 17, Fatally Shot On Southwest Side

The boy was shot in the chest shortly after 5 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Kedzie Avenue,

05/19/2014

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Elgin Bicyclist Killed By Freight Train After Falling On Tracks

Emergency crews responded to call of someone hit by a train at 12:35 a.m. near the National Street Metra station on Hendee Street.

04/26/2014

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Four Dead, At Least 34 Wounded Since Friday Evening

Four people are dead and at least 34 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night.

04/26/2014

Three men were stabbed -- one fatally -- in the 7800 block of South Bennett. (CBS)

Three Stabbed — One Fatally — In South Shore

One victim was dead at the scene. Another victim was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center; the third victim was taken to South Shore in stable.

03/21/2014

A woman reportedly died after a fatal fire Thursday night in Woodstock. (CBS)

Woman Dead Following Woodstock Fire

Fire officials tell CBS 2 their efforts to fight the fire may have been hampered by snow that covered hydrants.

03/06/2014

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Resident Shoots Burglary Suspect

Mario Viramontes, 31, was burglarizing a home in the 2000 block of West 21st Street about 9:09 a.m. when he was shot by a resident, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

01/31/2014

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