Crews work to remove a minivan that drove into a northwest suburban home on Christmas Day. / photo from Network Video Productions

Minivan Crashes Through Bloomingdale Home On Christmas Day

It was the second time a vehicle crashed into a northwest suburban home in less than a month.


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Minivans Do Poorly In New Crash Tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.


A woman was seriously injured when her minivan collided with a garbage truck on Route 30 in Kane County on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Seriously Injured In Kane County Crash

Kane County Sheriff’s police said the woman was driving east on U.S. Route 30 around 7:30 a.m., about a mile west of Dugan Road, when her 2006 Chevrolet Uplander crossed into the westbound lane.


A driver in Orland Park recorded dashboard camera video of a minivan that ran over Canada Geese crossing the road on July 8, 2014. (Credit: YouTube)

Police Seek Driver Who Ran Over Geese In Orland Park

Two people in a vehicle recorded the incident on a dashboard camera and called police Tuesday, shortly after it occurred. About 10:30 a.m. that day, about 20 geese were walking across 104th Avenue near 159th Street by a wetland when some were struck by the van that drove away without stopping


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Firefighter Crashes Van Into Indiana Home, Suffers Burns

A battalion chief with the Hobart Fire Department was taken to a Crown Point hospital Tuesday morning with severe burns after crashing a minivan into a house near Hebron


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2 Kids Critically Injured In Joliet Crash

Around 10:30 a.m. the children were on their way to a pumpkin patch in a minivan heading south on Grove Road, when a pickup truck hit the minivan at Canton Farm Road.


Mariah Faith Ross made her arrival a little early, and outside a Chicago hospital. (CBS)

Baby Makes Early Arrival As Mom’s Ride Rolls Up To Hospital

Mariah Faith Ross’s entry into the world wasn’t inside a hospital as planned — but outside Northwestern’s front doors on Thursday. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


A minivan burns after crashing on the Eisenhower Expressway on May 29, 2013. (Credit: Captured News)

Driver Arrested For DUI After Fiery Crash On Eisenhower

A woman has been arrested for drunk driving, after she escaped serious injury when her car burst into flames following a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway overnight.


This is an example of an attempted garage break-in that occurred Thursday night in Bucktown. (CBS)

Driver Rams Bucktown Garages, Hoping To Burglarize Them

Police believe the aim was to knock the garage doors off their tracks and try to create enough space to slip inside. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


A hole is left in a Carol Stream house after a minivan crash Thursday afternoon. (CBS)

Vehicle Slams Into Carol Stream House

The vehicle ended up in the home’s living room, but fortunately the parents and three teens inside were upstairs.


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Crash Sends Minivan Into House In Sauganash; 4 Taken To Hospital

Three people were taken to an area hospital in critical condition after crash sent a minivan into a house in the Sauganash neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Dan Ryan Fatal Crash

2 Dead In 6-Vehicle Crash On Dan Ryan

The winter storm turned deadly overnight, as a six-vehicle accident killed two people on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Daryl Lincoln was fatally injured in a Jan. 9 hit-and-run incident on the West Side. (photo courtesy Lincoln family)

Police Seek Minivan In Fatal West Side Hit-And-Run

Daryl Lincoln, 54, was hit Jan. 9 by a minivan at the intersection of Francisco and Jackson on January 9. The driver did not stop.


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Man Killed When Train Hits Minivan In Hobart

A man was killed Monday afternoon when a freight train struck a minivan at a crossing in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Buffalo Grove Accident

Bicyclist Hit By Minivan, Injured In Buffalo Grove

A cyclist was injured Wednesday morning when a minivan struck a bicycle in Buffalo Grove.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Dolton Rescue

Driver Of Submerged Van Surfaces, Alive

Dolton Police found the man who drove a Toyota minivan carrying five passengers into the Cal-Sag Channel early Thursday. It turns out he was in a hospital bed all along.



Red Minivan Sought In Gage Park Murder

Police are looking for a red minivan following a shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded Sunday morning on the Southwest Side.


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Man, 75, Dead After Lincoln Avenue Crash

A 75-year-old Uptown man his died, after the minivan he was driving slammed into a median barrier on busy Lincoln Avenue over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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4 Injured After Minivan Flips Over On Edens

Four people — three adults and one child — were injured when a minivan flipped over on the Edens Expressway in Skokie Sunday afternoon.


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Man Caught Trying To Lure Girl Into Van

Police have caught a man who allegedly tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into his van three different times.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011