Rantoul

Samantha Sligar (Credit: Rantoul Police)

Minnesota Woman Arrested Downstate After Stealing Ambulance In Arlington Heights

Police said the woman stole an Arlington Heights Fire Department ambulance from the emergency room bay at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights around 4:15 a.m.

10/10/2014

Rantoul Plane Crash

U Of C Student, Parents Killed In Downstate Plane Crash

A University of Chicago undergrad and her parents were killed over the weekend when a single-engine plane went down in downstate Rantoul.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak Train Gets Stuck For 3 Hours Downstate

Some Amtrak train passengers were quite literally stuck in the middle of nowhere Tuesday, after a fuel problem stalled a train headed from Chicago to Carbondale.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011