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Man Riding Bike Struck, Killed By Car In Skokie

A 68-year-old man died early Friday after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in north suburban Skokie.

11/09/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Give Mourning Firefighters A New Contract

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the colleagues of fallen firefighter Herbie Johnson deserve a new, fair contract.

11/08/2012

A student was shot during a robbery. (CBS)

High School Senior Fatally Shot

Police have released two persons of interest after a high school senior was fatally shot in the chest Friday afternoon in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood.

10/19/2012

A driver of a red Scion XB was likely involved in a hit-run accident in Zion, police say.

Zion Police Looking For Red Scion In Fatal Hit-And-Run

The body of Francisco Jose Avila-Castro was found around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday at 33rd Street and Geneva Lane.

10/11/2012

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SUV Driver Struck, Killed By South Shore Train

A driver was killed after his SUV was struck by a South Shore train near South Bend on Sunday.

10/08/2012

Chicago Fire Department Thomas Flahive, 58, died from West Nile Virus. (CBS)

Chicago Fire Lieutenant Dies From West Nile Virus

Thomas Flahive was a healthy 58-year-old, his fellow firefighters tell CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

10/04/2012

Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Suit: ‘Huffing’ Teen Driver May Have Run Over Girl Twice

The allegedly impaired teen driver accused of striking and killing a 5-year-old girl on Labor Day may have run over the girl more than once, a lawsuit filed by the victim’s family says.

09/20/2012

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Man Dies After Gyrocopter Crashes In Lansing

A man is dead after his gyrocopter crashed Monday morning at an airport in south suburban Lansing, Illinois State Police said.

09/10/2012

Police stopped this car shortly after it left the scene of a fatal accident. (CBS)

One Person Killed In Hit-Run Accident On Southwest Side

Chicago Police say one person was killed early this morning in a hit and run accident on the Southwest Side.

09/07/2012

Alan Padilla, 17, is accused of killing 17-year-old Jalen Stogner in front of Stogner's mother and two brothers on Aug. 31, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Teen In Front Of Victim’s Mother

A 17-year-old man has been charged with killing an Englewood teen in front of his mother and two brothers outside a laundromat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

09/01/2012

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Man Hit, Killed By Car In Lincoln Square

A man is dead after being struck and killed by a vehicle early Saturday, along busy Western Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Boy, 10, Killed In Boating Accident In Lake County

A 10-year-old boy was killed in a boating accident Saturday afternoon on a lake in the far north suburbs.

07/28/2012

Juan Bello, 57, is accused of striking a correctional officer in a hit-and-run July 18; the officer later died. (Chicago Police Department)

Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed County Officer

Juan Bello, of the 2900 block of W. 25th Street, was charged with reckless homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

07/20/2012

Yvette Guerrero-Silva. (Credit: Crete Police)

Police: Drunk Mom Ran Over Daughter In Driveway

A mother who admitted consuming “several alcoholic beverages” struck and killed her baby daughter as she was backing her car out of a driveway, police said.

07/20/2012

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Railroad: Employee Noticed Potential Problem With Tracks Before Derailment

The employee, who was checking the tracks, alerted a manager that day, but the fatal pileup occurred before that supervisor could arrive, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/16/2012

A car with at least one body inside was found in the rubble of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs, a day after the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad Executives

The public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

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Man Bound, Beaten, Suffocated At NW Side Home

A man was beaten and suffocated after two men bound him and two women in his Northwest Side apartment, then ransacked the home early Sunday.

05/13/2012

Four women in their 20s were killed when their car hit a light pole on the West Side and split in half on May 13, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

4 Young Mothers Killed In High-Speed Crash On West Side

It’s been a dreadful Mother’s Day for the families of four young mothers, who were all killed when their car slammed into a pole in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side overnight.

05/13/2012

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Three Shot, One Dead, Inside Harvey Home

Three men were shot, one fatally, early Friday during a poker game at a south suburban Harvey home.

05/11/2012

A man was fatally shot Sunday inside this home in Melrose Park. (CBS)

Man Shot Dead In Melrose Park Home Invasion

One man is dead after a home invasion in which suspects cut power to his home and attacked.

05/07/2012

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