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A worker was injured after falling from a water tank that was being dismantled Monday. (CBS)

Worker Injured After Falling From Water Tank In Humboldt Park

The worker, believed to be about 20, and another man were taking apart an old rooftop water tank about 4 p.m. on a building near Grand and Sacramento, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

08/18/2014

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Airport Worker Dies After Fall From O’Hare Roof

A contractor working at O’Hare International Airport died Thursday, after falling from the roof of the International Terminal.

11/21/2013

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Police: Chuck E Cheese Worker Stabbed Customer Over Salad Plate

A Southwest Side Chuck E. Cheese employee was charged with two misdemeanors last month for allegedly stabbing a customer in a dispute over a salad plate, police said.

10/09/2012

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Worker Hit By Freight Train In Joliet

JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A construction worker is seriously hurt after a close encounter with a freight train early Thursday morning. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, the worker was in a high-lift cherry-picker 80 […]

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

CTA Worker Hurt In Red Line Subway Tunnel

A CTA worker was injured Monday morning when he fell into a manhole underneath the Red Line subway downtown.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

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Stonecutter Impaled By Drill In Lakemoor

A worker at a stone-cutting business the far northwest suburbs was airlifted to a hospital Thursday afternoon after he was impaled by a piece of equipment.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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Worker Falls Into Vault, Hits Head In Buffalo Grove

A worker fell into a subterranean vault in Buffalo Grove Wednesday, suffering a head injury that sent him to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

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IDOT Worker Struck, Killed Near Woodstock

An Illinois Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed by a vehicle in a work zone near Woodstock on Monday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/22/2011

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Worker Hurt When Crane Tips On I-57 Bridge

A crane tipped on its side on an overpass over Interstate 57 Monday morning, leaving a construction worker injured.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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Laid-Off Hospital Worker Attacks Supervisor Who Fired Him

Police were seeking a food services worker who attacked his supervisor after being laid off at Evanston Hospital.

04/21/2011

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Worker Hurt On CTA Yellow Line

A construction worker was injured early Tuesday while working on the CTA Yellow Line in Skokie, reportedly after a steel beam fell on the worker’s leg.

03/08/2011