In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room. (Photo by Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Evanston Woman On Stalled Cruise Ship: ‘It’s Been A Nightmare’

Sandeep Berry of Evanston describes the past several days on the sewage-soaked Carnival cruise ship Triumph


Arnold Ward (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Attacked CTA Bus Driver, Causing Crash

A passenger attacked the driver of a CTA bus, which then crashed into a parked car Monday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood, police said.


Gary Police Find Passenger Dead In Car

A police officer in Gary stopped a car with severe front end damage last night to talk to the driver and found that the female passenger in the front seat was dead.



Bond Set At $150K For Man Shot By Cop After Attack On CTA Bus

A 28-year-old southwest side man was still in the hospital Saturday — as a judge set bond at $150,000 for charges stemming from his Thanksgiving Day attack on a CTA bus driver, its passengers and police officers.


A portable defibrillator (File photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Customs Agents Save Passenger’s Life At O’Hare

U.S. Customs agents at O’Hare International Airport helped save the life of a man who collapsed on Sunday.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

American Airlines (Photo by  Spike Call/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Man Dies After Having Chest Pains On O’Hare Flight

A man died after he complained of chest pains while on an American Airlines flight headed to O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning.


The scene on a Delta Airlines plane on Thursday after it was placed under quarantine at Midway Airport. (Credit: Kayla Maree Sanders via Twitter)

Crews Quarantine Delta Airliner At Midway–For Passenger With Bug Bites

A suspected medical problem with a passenger on a Delta Airlines flight led emergency crews to quarantine the plane at Midway Airport on Thursday.


Patricia Washington, 44, is accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in the face of a CTA bus driver after the two argued about an expired fare card. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Throwing Rubbing Alcohol In CTA Bus Driver’s Face

An unruly CTA passenger accused of throwing rubbing alcohol in a bus driver’s face after a Friday argument over an expired fare card on the Near West Side was ordered held on $75,000 bond Sunday.


Lydia Young, 22, describes her experience sitting next to a creepy male passenger on a Greyhound bus. (CBS)

Bus Passenger Says Greyhound Did Little After Man Sitting Next To Her Exposed Himself

College student Lydia Young was traveling from Milwaukee to Chicago when, she says, the guy sitting next to her rubbed her leg and put his hand on her thigh a few times. It got worse, CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.



Passenger Dies After Falling Out Truck On I-94

A passenger in a semi truck died of “massive head injuries” after falling out of the vehicle on I-94 in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.



Man Charged With Running Over Woman: My Passenger Did It

A Northwest Indiana man charged with running over a woman, dragging her for a mile and killing her says the passenger in his car was really responsible.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Woman Caught In Metra Train Door Saved By Passenger

A Metra passenger became stuck in a doorway as her train began moving, but was likely saved from serious injury by a quick-acting passenger.


Joseph Hoffman

Cops: Cab Passenger Had Gallon Container Of Date-Rape Drug

A man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Sunday after being found unresponsive in the back of a cab with a ‘mobile meth lab’ in his bag Saturday afternoon.


Delta Airlines

Passenger Strips Naked On Chicago-To-NYC Flight

Police have removed an emotionally disturbed passenger who stripped naked on a flight between Chicago and New York.