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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

A tractor-trailer truck became lodged under the CTA tracks at Randolph and Wabash on Thursday. (Credit: Steph Dreyer/Twitter)

Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames Cabbies

What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.

11/22/2013

Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter (Credit: ISP)

Wisconsin Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed State Trooper

A truck driver from Wisconsin was set to appear in court on Wednesday to face felony charges in a fiery crash that killed Illinois State Police Trooper James Sauter in March.

11/13/2013

This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In Bartlett

Volodimyr Matkivski, 41, of Warminster, Pa., was cited for ignoring a posted sign warning motorists about the 22-foot clearance between the tracks and Bartlett Road.

10/24/2013

Police tape lines the scene of a deadly robbery in Englewood. (CBS)

Canadian Man Killed In Englewood Shooting

A Canadian man was fatally shot Tuesday night during a robbery in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.

10/10/2012

Semi-Trailer Truck Crash

Truck Driver Killed When Semi Smashes Car, Slams Into House

A semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

An Indiana State Police squad car was damaged when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped the driver's side, while the police car was parked as the trooper was trying to help a stranded motorist. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Truck Hauling 19 Mercedes Benzes Hits Indiana State Police Car

An Indiana state trooper was lucky not to be seriously hurt on Christmas when a truck hauling 19 Mercedes Benz vehicles clipped her police car as she was helping a motorist on the Indiana Toll Road.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

Photo Of A FedEx Truck. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Police: Armed Men Hijack FedEx Truck, Driver Unharmed

A group of armed men abducted a FedEx truck driver Monday night on the Northwest Side, stealing the employee’s wallet and several packages before dropping him and the truck off in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said.

11/08/2011

Highland Park Fatal Accident

Truck Driver Killed In 6-Vehicle Pileup In Highland Park

A semi-truck driver is dead, and another is hospitalized, in a multi-vehicle pileup that snarled traffic in Highland Park as late as Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Charges Pending For City Truck Driver Who Hit Pedestrians

A city laborer lost control of a work truck and struck a toddler and several pedestrians –some of whom were models in a wedding photo shoot Saturday afternoon in the Gold Coast neighborhood.

05/22/2011