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Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.


Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. (Getty Images)

Russia Awards Cars To Its Olympic Medalists

The youngsters without a license were provided a driver as well.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

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Police Search For Car That Struck, Killed Elderly Man

Arthur Johnson, 77, was walking east across 83rd Street when a Mercedes-Benz traveling north on Racine Avenue struck him Wednesday morning.


Dimitar Vangelov, 27, is charged with identity theft. Authorities said he has no recordable income, but was living in a ritzy Trump Tower apartment, driving a Mercedes Benz 500 series, and had eight credit, debit or gift cards with his name and someone else's bank information. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Trump Tower Resident Arrested For ID Theft Scheme

Do you know this man? He might know you. Authorities say he was living in a ritzy Trump Tower apartment, driving a Mercedes Benz, and had eight credit, debit or gift cards in his name, but with someone else’s bank information.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

An Indiana State Police squad car was damaged when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped the driver's side, while the police car was parked as the trooper was trying to help a stranded motorist. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Truck Hauling 19 Mercedes Benzes Hits Indiana State Police Car

An Indiana state trooper was lucky not to be seriously hurt on Christmas when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped her police car as she was helping a motorist on the Indiana Toll Road.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

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New Technology Aims To Cut Down On Drowsy Driving

You know the feeling: you’ve been on the road too long, your eyes are getting heavy, you wonder if you can make it just a little bit further. Now, as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, there’s new technology to keep drivers awake on the road.

CBS 2–10/04/2011

Justin Durbin is accused of driving off with high-end cars across the country, including Naperville. (Naperville Police Dept.)

High-End Auto Thief Wanted In Illinois, 3 Other States

A Naperville car dealership is among those who have been duped by a serial car thief with a taste for the finer things.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Mickey Boardman, designer Charlotte Ronson and Dani Stahl pose backstage during TRESemme at the Charlotte Ronson Spring 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Fashion Week Spotlight: Gary Graham

Always interested in performance and theater, CFDA Fashion Fund finalist Gary Graham showed a predictably gritty collection of utilitarian elements.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2010