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Actress Molly Glynn Dies After Being Struck By Falling Tree

Veteran Chicago theater actress Molly Glynn has died after she was struck by a falling tree in Winnetka while riding her bicycle during a severe storm Friday afternoon, a hospital spokesman confirmed.


Six people were injured when this tree limb fell on the South Side. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Six Hurt By Falling Tree On South Side

Six people were hurt Tuesday afternoon when a tree fell on them on the South Side.


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Van Filled With Blackhawks Fans Hits Tree, Flips On Its Side

A day of celebration came to an abrupt halt early Friday when a van full of Blackhawks fans hit a tree and rolled onto its side near in Western Springs.


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Woman Dies In Northwest Side Crash

A woman died Monday night after the van she was driving hit a telephone pole before it struck a tree on the Northwest Side, police said.


Kathy Nolte was injured Sunday when lightning hit a tree in Oak Park. The 57-year-old is grateful to be alive. (CBS)

Oak Park Pastor Survives Lightning Strike

Lightning strikes abounded Sunday as thunderstorms descended on the Chicago area. One bolt bounced off a tree and hit Kathy Nolte. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


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Cops: Driver, 19, Critically Hurt In Crash Was Intoxicated

A 19-year-old driver was allegedly intoxicated when he crashed into a tree on the Northwest Side early Saturday, injuring himself and a passenger.


One Dead, Six Critically Injured In South Side Wreck

One of seven people who were critically injured early Sunday when a car struck a tree in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood has died.



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Eisenhower Expressway Crash

Van Slams Into Tree, Closes Eisenhower Off-Ramp Near UIC

The Racine Avenue off-ramp on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway was blocked early Thursday, after a delivery van driver slammed into a tree.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Jackson Park Fatal Crash

Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured In Jackson Park Crash

A woman was killed and two others were injured late Thursday when a car crashed into a tree on busy Cornell Drive in Jackson Park.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Elizabeth "Ellie" Burns, 16, of Lake Forest, was killed by a falling tree while on a camping trip in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming on July 18, 2011. (Lake Forest High Shool Yearbook Photo - Facebook Photo inset)

Lake Forest Girl Struck, Killed By Tree In Wyoming

A 16-year-old girl from Lake Forest is dead after being struck by a large falling tree in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Harout Seferian standing next to the fallen tree and the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Des Plaines. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newradio 780)

Call Saved Mom, Daughter From Injury In Des Plaines

A large weeping willow tree was brought down by the storm Monday morning in Des Plaines, crashed into a home and the owners are happy to be alive.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Lake Shore Drive Accident

2 Hurt When SUV Flips Over On Lake Shore Drive

Two people were injured this morning when their sport-utility vehicle knocked down a light pole and a tree, and flipped over, on Lake Shore Drive near the Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011


Teen Dies After Car Hits Tree In Arlington Heights

A 16-year-old boy was killed when the car he was riding in slammed into a tree early Thursday morning, while driving on a wet and snowy road in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

Helen Miller

Woman Impaled By Tree Says Passersby Left Her For Dead

She survived the unthinkable when she was impaled by a tree. On Tuesday, the suburban woman is out of the hospital and thanking the paramedics who helped save her life. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS 2–11/09/2010

Connie Odoms

Good Samaritan On Helping Woman Impaled By Tree

Connie Odoms stopped to help a stranger who was impaled by a tree. She wasn’t the first person to pull over, but she was the first who tried to help. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole talked to the Good Samaritan.

CBS 2–10/27/2010

Man ‘fixated on girlfriend’ refuses to come down from tree

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man distraught over a romantic relationship who climbed about 20 feet up into a tree after cutting his wrists wouldn’t come down for 2-1/2 hours, prompting a police presence in West […]