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.
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.
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.
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.
Three men were shot, one fatally, early Friday during a poker game at a south suburban Harvey home.
One man is dead after a home invasion in which suspects cut power to his home and attacked.
A motorist on his way to his job at the Chicago Tribune was killed early Monday when a wrong-way driver collided with his vehicle on the Bishop Ford Freeway.
Orland Park police are faulting the driver of a street sweeper for a deadly crash over the weekend.
Authorities say a Palos Park man killed his wife, then turned the gun on himself Tuesday night in their southwest suburban home.
CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has the story of one of the boys who survived a shooting that left a 13-year-old dead.
A suspected hit-and-run driver is under arrest after a fatal accident on Interstate 90 Monday morning.
A pedestrian was struck and killed a Metra train Thursday night in north suburban Morton Grove.
Two people were found dead inside a vacant building that caught fire Friday night on the Northwest Side, authorities said. Two firefighters also suffered minor injuries.
One woman is dead and three others are injured after a car crash on the city’s Southwest Side.
A Chicago man is dead, after jumping out of a moving vehicle in Hammond, Ind., as he argued with his wife earlier this week.
The Will County Sheriff’s Department is searching for at least one gunman after a deadly shooting in Crest Hill.
An 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.
Celestino Nuevo became involved in a fight with a male early Sunday. He was punched in the face and fell onto the sidewalk.
Outbound trains on the Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line are stopped near northwest suburban Arlington Heights due to a train fatally striking a pedestrian there Friday afternoon.
Two men are set to appear in bond court in Maywood Friday, charged with a Nov. 26 shooting that left a taxi driver dead and a second person wounded.