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A school bus that was partly crushed by a section of a crumbling bridge has become the centerpiece of a nationwide push for Congress to pass a comprehensive highway funding bill. (Credit: Wendy Widom/CBS)

Unions Organize School Bus Tour To Call For Federal Highway Funding

Union laborers throughout the Midwest have joined the call for passage of a long-term highway bill in Congress; and they said it’s not just about jobs, it’s about safety.

07/11/2014

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9 Kids Hospitalized After School Bus Crash

Nine Chicago Public Schools students were taken to hospitals with minor injuries Thursday after their school bus sideswiped a beam on their way to school, but the driver apparently didn’t report the accident right away.

05/15/2014

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Driver, 2 Kids Hurt In School Bus Crash In LaSalle County

Sandwich School District 430 Supt. Rick Schmitt said an Illinois Central school bus was taking students to Lighted Way, a school for special needs students in LaSalle, when two deer ran in front of the bus as it was headed west on U.S. Route 52 around 8 a.m.

03/21/2014

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Car Collides With School Bus In Southern Wisconsin

Three people were injured, including one critically, when a car collided with a school bus on Thursday in southern Wisconsin.

03/06/2014

Emergency vehicles at the scene of a crash involving a school bus and a Megabus, along an entrance ramp near 51st Street on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

8 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Crash On Dan Ryan

Eight children and an adult were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after a daycare van, a Megabus, and two cars were involved in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

03/05/2014

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Suburban School Bus Picked Up Kids Despite Not Having Any Heat

In this bitter cold: a suburban bus driver says she had to get medical attention after being issued a bus with no working heat.

01/28/2014

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Driver Cited In West Side School Bus Crash

A 48-year-old woman heading south in her car on Racine failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the school bus, which was heading west on 16th Street.

12/05/2013

Six children who were on this school bus were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a semi tractor trailer truck collided with the bus on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Hits School Bus In Stickney

Six elementary-age children were taken to a hospital as a precaution, after a semi-tractor trailer truck hit a school bus in southwest suburban Stickney on Friday.

11/22/2013

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Bus Driver, Motorist Hurt In School Bus Crash In Big Rock

The school bus, which was carrying nine children, collided with a car on Route 30 near Davis Road in Big Rock about 8:10 a.m.

10/29/2013

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5 Children Among 10 Hurt In Calumet Heights Bus Crash

The crash happened about 4 p.m. near the intersection of 93rd Street and Jeffery Boulevard.

10/23/2013

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Bullet Found On Southwest Suburban School Bus

A bullet was found on a school bus leaving a southwest suburban Joliet middle school Tuesday afternoon.

10/13/2013

A dog displaced by the destruction of a Niles no-kill shelter. (CBS)

Destroyed Animal Shelter Will Hold Adoption-Donation Event This Weekend

Offers of help are pouring in for a Niles animal shelter that was decimated when a runaway school bus plowed into it earlier this week. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/03/2013

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Students On Board In 2-Bus Accident In Antioch

Two Antioch Upper Grade School school buses fully loaded with children to take home were involved in a collision with each other Tuesday.

09/11/2013

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School Bus Backs Into Waukegan Home

The renters at a north suburban Waukegan home are probably wondering if there is a jinx of some sort.

08/29/2013

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Every CPS School Bus To Feature Video Cameras

Another big change is coming to Chicago Public Schools. For the first time,on the first day of school, all buses will be equipped with video cameras. That means big brother in the main office will have his eye on every student, every bus driver and anyone else who steps inside the big yellow vehicle.

08/15/2013

Six people were hurt when a bus carrying special needs adults crashed with at least two other vehicles in West Woodlawn. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt When Bus Hits Car In West Woodlawn

Six special needs adults and the driver were on board the bus when it collided with at least one vehicle at the intersection of 67th Street and St. Lawrence Avenue.

08/15/2013

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22 Children Hospitalized After Wicker Park Bus Crash

More than 20 children were hospitalized when a school bus crashed in the Wicker Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the North Side.

07/09/2013

A school bus driver and the driver of an SUV were injured in a crash in northwest suburban Inverness on April 18, 2013. No students were on the bus at the time. (Credit: CBS)

Two Hurt When School Bus, SUV Collide In Inverness

The driver of an SUV suffered “very serious” injuries and a school bus driver also was hospitalized on Thursday, after their vehicles were involved in an ugly wreck in northwest suburban Inverness.

04/18/2013

A police officer, a school bus driver, and a bus attendant were hurt when a police SUV collided with a school bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood on April 9, 2013. (WBBM Listener Photo)

Three Hurt When Squad Car Hits School Bus In Bronzeville; Kids Safe

An employee at a nearby dry cleaners said a police SUV was heading south on King Drive when it swerved to avoid another vehicle, and hit a school bus turning north onto King from 42nd Street.

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School bus accident in Wadsworth. (CBS)

Intersection Where Bus, Jeep Collided Has A Problematic Past

Fifty-three accidents occurred there between 2004 and 2011. The wrecks left 24 people injured and one dead, the Illinois Department of Transportation reports.

04/05/2013

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