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Jason C. Collins is charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a Pontiac police officer, and his K-9 partner along Interstate 55. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Downstate Cop, Police Dog

Jason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

11/01/2013

Prison fence

Students Allowed To Tour State Prison, While Reporters Banned

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is defending its decision allowing community college students to take an “educational” tour of one of the state’s maximum-security prison while at the same time continuing to bar reporters from such visits as a security risk.

10/24/2012

"I'm glad I went to a car auction."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Victoria At Solider Field

“This was my dream car. I always knew one day I would buy it.” – Victoria and her Pontiac Bonneville

04/30/2012

Authorities investigate the scene in Emington, where five people were dead Friday. (CBS)

Downstate Woman Saw Neighbor Shoot Baby

A neighbor said Saturday she saw an Illinois woman shoot at her 10-month-old baby before apparently killing herself.

12/17/2011

Authorities investigate the scene in Emington, where five people were dead Friday. (CBS)

5 Dead In Downstate Town

Five people, including two adults and three children, have been killed in the downstate Illinois community of Emington.

12/16/2011

"I was born and raised with a line of Pontiacs,"

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Donna At Reggie’s Music Joint

“I really love all-American cars. They’re built tough!” – Donna and her Pontiac Aztec

12/12/2011

Railroad Crossing

Work Begins On High-Speed Rail To St. Louis

A new season of re-construction begins Saturday on the rail line between Chicago and St. Louis that Amtrak is transforming into a 110-mile-an-hour corridor.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Photo Of A Restored 1967 Pontiac GTO. . (AP Photo/Journal Times, Mark Hertzberg, File)

Longtime Salesman Sadly Muses On The End Of Pontiac

“Changing times, changing tastes–it’s a changing economy. What are you going to do?

WBBM Newsradio–11/04/2010