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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

A gyrocopter; file image. (JOHNNY GREEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

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

Ronnie Head, 54, of Dolton was killed in a wrong-way crash early Monday that was caused by another driver. (Head family)

Man Driving To Work Killed By Wrong-Way Driver On Bishop Ford

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.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Orland Park Fatal Crash

Street Sweeper Driver Blamed For Deadly Orland Park Crash

Orland Park police are faulting the driver of a street sweeper for a deadly crash over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Palos Park Fatals

Couple Found Shot To Death In Palos Park

Authorities say a Palos Park man killed his wife, then turned the gun on himself Tuesday night in their southwest suburban home.

04/10/2012

Cerafin Gonzalez, 16, survived a weekend shooting that left his younger friend, Roberta Luna, dead. (CBS)

Wounded Teen Haunted By Friend’s Unprovoked Murder

CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has the story of one of the boys who survived a shooting that left a 13-year-old dead.

04/09/2012

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