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Renato Velasquez

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Trucker Pleads Not Guilty In Tollway Crash That Killed IDOT Worker

A truck driver has pleaded not guilty to charges he falsified his logbook, after a crash that killed an IDOT worker and left a state trooper in a coma.

03/03/2014

A Chicago snow plow patrols city streets early Wednesday, when a snowstorm is expected to dump up to 4 inches of flakes on Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Long Hours By Plow Drivers Could Pose Safety Risk

Should all truck drivers have to obey the same hourly limits? Including snow plow drivers? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a look in this Original Report.

01/29/2014

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Prosecutors: Trucker Had Been Working 37 Hours Before Fatal Wreck

Prosecutors said a truck driver accused of causing a fiery crash that killed a tollway worker and critically injured a state trooper had been on the job more than a day-and-a-half, with less than four hours of sleep.

01/29/2014