Metra Train Strikes, Kills Person In Northwest SuburbThe person was struck by UP-Northwest Line Train 608 about 5:40 a.m. Friday near 3 Oaks Road and the Cary Depot, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.
Two Illinois Women Die From West Nile VirusOne woman was in her 70s and the other was in her 80s, said Chicago Department of Public Health spokesman Ryan Gage.
DeKalb County Farmer Dies In Grain-Bin Accident A 73-year-old farmer died Monday after becoming trapped in a grain bin in DeKalb County, the coroner’s office said.
Woman Killed In Pace Bus Accident On South SideA Pace bus traveling south swerved to avoid a pedestrian and crashed into a light pole in the 4600 block of South Halsted Street.
Child Killed In Chain-Reaction Crash In SkokieA young boy on a bicycle was run over and killed in north suburban Skokie Monday evening in what authorities call a chain-reaction accident.
Man Killed By Falling Debris At Construction SiteThe 38-year-old man was at a construction site near East 130th Street and South Torrence Avenue when a piece of falling debris, possibly iron, struck him.
Man Gets 7 Years For DUI Crash That Killed 10-Year-OldA man was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to being drunk when he caused a crash that fatally crushed a 10-year-old boy.
Amtrak Train From Chicago Collides With Truck In Nev.; At Least 2 DeadThe truck driver and one person on the California Zephyr were killed in the 11:25 a.m. Friday accident about 70 miles east of Reno, authorities said.
Man Fatally Injured After Vehicle AccidentA 60-year-old man died Monday after a crashing a vehicle in west suburban McCook.
Teen Robbery Suspect Shot Dead By Police; One ArrestedA shootout between Chicago Police and two robbery suspects left one of the suspects, a 15-year-old boy, dead Wednesday night in the South Shore neighborhood.
Two Killed In Crash After A Pursued Vehicle Struck Their CarA 57-year-old man and woman were killed early Sunday when a pursued vehicle went through a stoplight and slammed into their car. The deaths were ruled homicides.
4-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck By Teen's VehicleA 4-year-old girl is dead, after being struck by a teenage driver as she ran after a ball in Tinley Park.