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Paul Forbes. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal Crash After Police Chase

A Chicago man has been charged after a fatal crash on the South Side following a police chase Monday evening.

08/26/2015

A Pontiac Bonneville struck at least two other vehicles after fleeing a traffic stop in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. One man died, and five people were injured. (Credit: CapturedNews)

1 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash After South Side Police Chase

Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.

08/25/2015

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Police Chase Through Western Suburbs

A man is facing several felony charges after authorities say he led them on a chase through the western suburbs last week and tried striking officers with his vehicle.

08/17/2015

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Police: Man Tried To Run Over Officers During High-Speed Chase In Western Suburbs

A man who just got out of jail yesterday is now accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in the western suburbs today, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

08/10/2015

Police were chasing suspects in this van when it crashed at 59th Street and Western Avenue. (CBS)

Police Chase Ends In Violent Three-Car Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — A high-speed police pursuit overnight ended in a violent three-car crash on the South Side. The incident happened at 59th and Western when a van, which was being followed by police officers, […]

07/28/2015

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Lawsuit: Police Ignored Orders To Halt Chase, Caused Toddler’s Death

The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.

07/23/2015

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Driver Attempts To Elude Police, Crashes Vehicle Into Multiple Squad Cars

A vehicle crashed into multiple Chicago Police squad cars following a police chase early Sunday on the Near West Side.

06/21/2015

A police officer and two other men suffered "non life-threatening injuries" in a Pilsen crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pair Leads Police On Chase In Pilsen, Crash Into Squad Car, Pole

Two men who stole a vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood Tuesday night tried to escape police capture by driving away, but crashed into a squad car and pole instead, injuring themselves and an officer.

06/10/2015

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Two Chicago Police Squad Cars Struck During Traffic Pursuit

Three people were arrested late Wednesday after the vehicle they were in struck two police squad cars during a chase in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

04/23/2015

Police chase a motorist in Indiana late Friday near Michigan City, Ind. (CBS)

Man In Custody After Police Chase Starting In Western Suburbs Ends In Indiana

A Wisconsin man who allegedly fired a gun inside a drug store in Broadview Friday night led police on a chase through two states, causing major traffic tie-ups before it was over, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

02/27/2015

Timothy Jones. (Credit: CBS)

Timothy Jones Convicted Of Murder In Deadly Police Chase

A jury found Timothy Jones guilty of murder in the death of a woman killed after she was hit by a Chicago Police squad car in pursuit of Jones.

02/21/2015

Four CPD officers were hospitalized after their squad cars crashed while pursuing suspects. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 16, Arrested After Police Chase Identified As Shooter In December Attack

The 16-year-old was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.

01/26/2015

A vehicle appeared heavily damaged after a fatal crash during a police chase Sunday night on the South Side. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Dies In Gresham Crash After Fleeing Police

Police officers saw an SUV speeding and pulled it over in the 6700 block of South Ashland Avenue. During the stop, the man got back in the vehicle and drove off, and officers gave chase. The vehicle blew a stop light in the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue and hit a car, and then a fire hydrant and a light pole.

01/26/2015

Four CPD officers were hospitalized after their squad cars crashed while pursuing suspects. (Credit: CBS)

Four CPD Officers Injured After Squad Car Collisions

Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.

01/25/2015

A suspect driving a stolen SUV crashed into a utility pole after a high-speed chase, and managed to elude police after the wreck. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chase Ends In Crash In Oak Forest

It started around 3 a.m. in nearby Markham, when police tried to pull over a GMC Envoy believed to have been stolen. The driver sped off, with the SUV’s headlights turned off, and police gave chase.

01/22/2015

Claude Thompson (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Leads Elgin Police On High-Speed Chase

At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.

01/19/2015

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Man Arrested After Ramming Stolen Van Into Police Car

Police are questioning one person and seeking the second following a brief chase on the South Side in which an officer was injured.

01/02/2015

A van crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus Wednesday night on the Southwest Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man In Custody After Police Chase, Crash On Southwest Side

A man was taken into custody Tuesday night after he led police on a chase and crashed into five parked vehicles and a CTA bus in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/10/2014

Deonte Smith (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Shooting Two In Riverdale, Leading Cops On Chase

Deonte Smith, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding, according to a statement from Riverdale police.

12/04/2014

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Person In Custody After Shooting, Kidnapping In Riverdale

A domestic incident Tuesday evening in south suburban Riverdale led to the shooting death of one man, the kidnapping of two children, and a high-speed chase that ended in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.

12/03/2014

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