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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.


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.


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Alleged Hit-And-Run Driver Caught After Fatal I-90 Crash

A suspected hit-and-run driver is under arrest after a fatal accident on Interstate 90 Monday morning.

WBBM Newsradio–04/02/2012

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Morton Grove

A pedestrian was struck and killed a Metra train Thursday night in north suburban Morton Grove.


Firefighters battle a blaze on the Northwest Side Friday evening. (courtesy: Pablo Emiliano)

2 Found Dead At Fire Scene, 2 Firefighters Injured

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.


Pulaski Road Crash

Woman Killed, 3 Others Injured In Southwest Side Crash

One woman is dead and three others are injured after a car crash on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012


Man Dead After Jumping From Vehicle While Arguing With His Wife

A Chicago man is dead, after jumping out of a moving vehicle in Hammond, Ind., as he argued with his wife earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Crest Hill Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Crest Hill Shooting

The Will County Sheriff’s Department is searching for at least one gunman after a deadly shooting in Crest Hill.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Dolton Fatal

Girl, 11, Killed By Mom’s Moving Van After Jumping

An 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Albany Park Man Dies A Day After Being Punched In Fight

Celestino Nuevo became involved in a fight with a male early Sunday. He was punched in the face and fell onto the sidewalk.


A pedestrian was reportedly killed Friday near Arlington Heights by a Metra commuter train. (CBS)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Person Near Arlington Heights

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.


Ferris Howard, Williams Stamps

Men Charged In Maywood Shooting That Killed Cabbie, Wounded Woman

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.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

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Man Dies When Controlled Brush Burn Rages Into Inferno

An elderly man from rural Will County died Wednesday, after being overcome by flames while working in his yard.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Christian Gonzalez has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a fellow classmate. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Teen Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Classmate Acted In Self-Defense: Attorney

Christian Gonzalez was ordered held without bond Saturday when he appeared on a charge of first-degree murder. He allegedly killed a fellow student and injured another with a knife.


Waukegan Police Shooting

Man Shot Dead By Police In Waukegan

An investigation is underway after police shot and killed an armed suspect in far north suburban Waukegan.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012


Man Dies After Being Pulled From River In Homewood

A 59-year old man has died after he fell into a small lake in Homewood.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Collides With Vehicle, Killing Driver

LAGRANGE, Ill. (STMW) — A Metra train struck a vehicle Friday night in west suburban LaGrange, killing the driver and halting train service on the BNSF Railway line. BNSF Railway equipment train No. 1282 struck […]


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Northlake Teen Killed By Bullets Fired Into Home

An 18-year-old Northlake man was killed early Tuesday morning when someone fired shots into his home.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Pace Bus

Visually Impaired Man Dies After Being Hit By Pace Bus

The victim, believed to be in his 60s, had both of his legs run over by the bus near Oak Park, an emergency official said.