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Aaron Thal. (Photo supplied by family)

Mother Pleads For Help In Solving Mystery Of Son’s Hit-And-Run Death

For the first time, a Lincolnwood mother speaks out about the hit-and-run mystery surrounding her son’s death.

06/18/2014

David McCarthy, 27, has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run in Joliet after police said he went to the victim's sister's house and confessed. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Charges Dropped In Fatal 2008 Hit-And-Run Due To False Confession

Psychiatrists on both sides of the case have determined David McCarthy gave a false confession when he said he was the one behind the wheel when 20-year-old Melissa Lech was struck and killed as she was walking down a street in Joliet on Aug. 7, 2008.

06/12/2014

Joel Mendoza (Credit: Forest Park Police)

Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Forest Park Cyclist

Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse.

06/05/2014

Jeffery Schultz (Credit: Facebook)

Police Question Person In Fatal Forest Park Hit-And-Run

Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse, then fled the scene.

06/03/2014

A bicyclist died after a car hit him from behind in west suburban Forest Park. The car kept going after the crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Bicyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Forest Park

Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.

06/02/2014

Gabriel Herrera.(Photo from Chicago Police.)

Man Charged In Fatal Bridgeport Hit-And-Run

A man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a woman in Bridgeport last Thursday.

05/31/2014

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Cyclist Killed In Bridgeport Hit-And-Run

A 59-year-old woman was riding her bike in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a vehicle struck her, police said. The driver did not stop and kept going east.

05/30/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In McKinley Park

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side Saturday morning, police said.

05/03/2014

Darrell Cooper (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Murder For West Side Hit-And-Run

A man has been charged with intentionally striking and killing another man with an SUV early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

04/29/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Austin Hit-And-Run

Artiz McBride, 20, was struck by the SUV while he was crossing the street about 12:45 a.m. in the 0 – 100 block of South Central Avenue, authorities said.

04/26/2014

Makeeba Gates (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged In Calumet Heights Crash That Injured Cops

Makeeba Gates, 20, was charged Wednesday with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident, and cited for driving on a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and failure to reduce speed for emergency vehicles.

04/23/2014

Maurice McDowell | photo from Chicago police

Maywood Man Charged In Sunday Fatal Hit-And-Run

A Maywood man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a 64-year-old woman dead Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

04/22/2014

A 64-year-old woman was killed when she was struck by a car while crossing the street near 5532 W. North Av. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver In Fatal West Side Hit-And-Run Turns Self In

Police were questioning a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 67-year-old woman in the Austin neighborhood Sunday night.

04/21/2014

Angel Villafuerte. (Photo provided by Angel's friends.)

Trucker Released After Questioning In Hit-And-Run That Killed 12-Year-Old Boy

A driver was released after being questioned in connection with a Whiting, Ind., crash that killed a 12-year-old boy crossing the street near his home Wednesday afternoon.

04/17/2014

Police are searching for a truck driver hit and killed an 11-year-old boy in Whiting, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

12-Year-Old Boy Killed In Whiting Hit-And-Run

A truck driver fatally struck an 11-year-old boy and kept on going Wednesday afternoon in Whiting, Indiana.

04/16/2014

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Gary Police Might Have Found Truck That Struck, Killed Teen

Malik Herron was walking with his friend in the 4900 block of Vermont Street Saturday night, when a large, dark-colored vehicle left the road and struck both boys. Herron died, his friend was only slightly hurt.

04/14/2014

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Man “Seriously” Injured In North Side Hit-And-Run

About 3 p.m., a 63-year-old man was struck by an dark gray “older model” Nissan Rogue that was driving in reverse in a parking lot in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue.

04/11/2014

Ciprian Tanase (Credit: Chicago Police)

$500K Bond For Driver In Norwood Park Hit-And-Run

Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license, police said.

04/03/2014

Ciprian Tanase (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Critically Injured Pedestrian

Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license.

04/01/2014

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Man Found Dead In Alley Might Be Victim Of Hit-And-Run

The person — thought to be in his 50s — was discovered near the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at 11:55 p.m.

03/31/2014

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