| Dec 24, 2010
| 4:45 AM
A 28-year-old man is dead after a one-car crash Thursday night in Deep River and the driver has been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence.
A 2003 Toyota Tacoma was traveling southbound on Route 9 near exit 5 when the driver, Mark...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Police are responding to Cox Road where a school bus and a pick truck crashed near Penfield Hill Road, police said.
No injuries have been reported, said police spokesman Lt. Ron Milardo. The road remains open.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
Ten people were...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.
Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous.
According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
After driving into a parking lot on the 2000 block of South Pine St. April 16 and attempting to break into a car, a man fired 5 shots from a small caliber handgun into the air before...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Despite the efforts of a good Samaritan who performed CPR, an 8-year-old girl died when her family's van was struck by a semi in Elwood shortly after they left a restaurant, police said.
Madison Frost was unconscious and unresponsive when a driver pulled...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Buffalo Grove police have identified five intersections most prone to car crashes in the village.
Lake Cook Road at McHenry, Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove roads ranked in the top three. The intersections of Buffalo Grove and Aptakisic roads and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Four people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries after a car crash this morning in Des Plaines, authorities said.
The collision involved a van and a car, and took place at about 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Wolf Road and Jarvis...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 3:52 AM
An Elgin police officer was injured overnight in a traffic crash in the northwest suburb, police said.
The two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Dundee Avenue and River Bluff Road sometime about midnight, Elgin Police Departent Cmdr. Dan O'...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A person riding a bicycle across train tracks in Elgin was pronounced dead overnight after being struck by a freight train, officials said.
Elgin police and fire department officials responded at 12:35 a.m. to the National Street Train Station after the...