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Blackhawks forward Peter Regin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Reports: Blackhawks Re-Sign Peter Regin

Chicago acquired Peter Regin in a midseason trade last year.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Two men crashed a powered parachute -- an ultralight aircraft -- into the Fox River late Monday. The pilot made it to shore, but his passenger died. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Ultralight Aircraft Crashes In Fox River

The men took off from Skydive Chicago in Ottawa sometime Monday evening in an ultralight aircraft — either a paraglider or an ultraglider — which are commonly flown from that airfield. They experienced engine trouble and crashed in the middle of the Fox River

06/24/2014

A car crashed through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water in southwest suburban Ottawa on Monday. The male driver was pronoucned dead after his car was pulled out nearly four hours later. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Dies After Car Plunges Into Sand Quarry

LaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.

06/17/2014

A car crashed through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water in southwest suburban Ottawa on Monday. The male driver was pronoucned dead after his car was pulled out nearly four hours later. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Dies After Car Drives Into Quarry Pond In Ottawa

About 7 p.m., a 2008 Chevy sedan blew a T-intersection at Main Street and Boyce Memorial Drive, then drove through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water, said LaSalle County Sheriff Sgt. Jay Stachowiak.

06/16/2014

Marian Hossa #81of the Chicago Blackhawks fires a shot against Marc Methot #3 of the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on March 28, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Senators Hold Off Blackhawks 5-3

Craig Anderson had 46 saves and Clarke MacArthur had a goal and two assists and the Ottawa Senators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Friday night.

03/28/2014

Robin Lehner #40 of the Ottawa Senators makes a save on a break away against Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks as Matt Gilroy #97 of the Ottawa Senators catches up to the play during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on March 2, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Hold On To Defeat Senators 2-1

Marian Hossa scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Friday night.

03/02/2012

Marian Hossa (left); Patrick Kane (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks All-Stars Drafted For Same Team

Both Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane will play for “Team Chara” -– for team captain Zdeno Chara — under a fantasy draft conducted Thursday evening.

01/26/2012

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Suspects Fleeing Wal-Mart At 100 MPH

Ottawa Police received a call around 5 a.m.about two people that were in the process of committing retail theft at the local Wal-Mart.

11/09/2011

A United Express flight from Chicago skidded off a runway in Ottawa, Canada, on Sept. 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Plane From Chicago Skids Off Runway In Ottawa

A plane from Chicago skidded off a runway in Ottawa, Canada on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2011

Johnathan Pinney

Illinois Prisoner Says He Wants His Own Country

An Illinois prisoner believes he was falsely arrested and framed, but something like being released or exonerated wouldn’t satisfy him.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Attorneys File For Drew Peterson’s Release

Attorneys for Drew Peterson expect to file a motion today, seeking the former Bolingbrook police sergeant’s release pending trial for murder in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Tomasz Twardzik (Ottawa Police Dept. Photo)

Man Jailed For Soliciting Girl, 13, In Chat Room

A 24-year-old Ottawa man has been charged with indecent solicitation of a child after allegedly trying to solicit sex from an undercover officer posing as a 13-year-old girl in an online chat room.

04/30/2011

Handcuffs

Man Parachuting Off High-Rise In Loop Arrested

A far southwest Ottawa man was arrested after parachuting off a skyscraper under under construction early Sunday in the Loop.

04/03/2011

Drew Peterson

Peterson Case Could Mean More Cameras In Courtrooms

The Drew Peterson case could be opening the door to more TV cameras in Illinois courtrooms.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

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State Police: I-80 Closing In South Suburbs, Road ‘Impassable’

State Police are reporting that I-80 will soon be closed in the far south suburbs, from Morris west to Ottawa, because of “impassable” blizzard conditions.

02/01/2011