Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Reno to Chicago use a portable staircase to get off their flight, after the plane blew two tires while landing at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo courtesy Ron Reeves)

Flight From Reno Blows Two Tires After Landing At O’Hare

Passengers on a flight from Reno had to get off their plane on a portable staircase at O’Hare International Airport on Monday, after the aircraft blew two tires while landing.


Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon (CBS)

Jim McMahon Injured In Nevada Limo Crash

Legendary former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and two others were injured Monday in a limousine accident near Reno, Nev.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Firefighters look at the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger car Friday June 24, 2011 near US 95 north of Fallon, Nev. The west-bound train was struck by a semi-truck and burst into flames. The driver and a passenger of the truck were killed. Injured train passengers were taken to local hospitals but officials must let the wreck cool off before they continue their search. (AP Photo/Liz Margerum)

Truck Company In Deadly Train Wreck Had Citations

A Nevada trucking company under scrutiny for a fatal crash with an Amtrak train has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for crashes, unsafe driving and operating a truck with tires so bald the vehicle had to be taken off the road.


An Amtrak train originating in Chicago collided with a truck in Nevada June 24, killing the driver and five people aboard the train. (Robert Hill/CNN)

Amtrak Train From Chicago Collides With Truck In Nev.; At Least 2 Dead

The truck driver and one person on the California Zephyr were killed in the 11:25 a.m. Friday accident about 70 miles east of Reno, authorities said.