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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

A sign at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego. (CBS 8)

UIC Student Dies From Cliff Fall In San Diego

Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister when the accident occurred Sunday evening at Sunset Cliffs.

01/13/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Officials Had Been Trying To Inspect Hammond, Ind. Apartment Where Fatal Fire Erupted

Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/10/2014

A demonstration of a space-heater fire. (CBS)

Space Heaters Can Be Dangerous, Fire Officials Warn

This week’s fatal fire in Hammond, Ind. is a terrible reminder of how dangerous space heaters can be, if they’re not used properly. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

01/09/2014

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Man, 65, Killed In Englewood Hit-And-Run

The 65-year-old man was struck by a “maroon or brown van” as he stepped onto 59th Street near a bus stop about 4:40 p.m., police said.

12/26/2013

Damage to a car in the worst-hit areas of Washington, Ill., after Sunday's tornado. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Second Washington Resident Dies From Tornado-Related Injuries

The latest victim is 82-year-old Rosamund Allison, who sustained injuries in the Nov. 17 tornado.

11/29/2013

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Woman In Vehicle Shot To Death At Woodlawn Gas Station

The 24-year-old woman was found dead in the vehicle at 5:56 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Stony Island Avenue.

11/14/2013

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Police: Man Found Fatally Shot In Vehicle

A man was found dead in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the neck Monday afternoon in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

10/28/2013

This bike path is where a 68-year-old bicyclist was fatally injured. (CBS)

Police Seek Owners Of Unleashed Dogs Who Caused Fatal Bike Crash

Wladyslav “Walter” Bujak was on the bike trail doing what he loved. But Bujak did not finish his ride. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

10/04/2013

Investigators examine wreckage from a plane that crashed in a Bolingbrook parking lot on Wednesday. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS)

NTSB: Pilot In Bolingbrook Crash May Have Come In Too Fast

Eyewitnesses said the single-engine plane appeared to do a “touch-and-go,” circled and crashed several hundred feet short of the runway. Both people aboard died.

09/26/2013

A memorial is set up for the mother and son who died in an arson fire over the weekend. (CBS)

Roseland Mourns Mom, Son Killed In Suspicious Fire

(CBS) — Everyone who knew Millicent Brown-Johnson  and her 8-year-old son Jovan Perkins said the same thing Monday. “They loved each other. They were very loving people, very loving,” teacher Emma Brooks tells CBS 2’s […]

09/23/2013

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