| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:01 PM
A 17-year-old Northwest Side boy was struck and killed by a Metra train while walking to Taft High School on Friday morning, officials said.
Erik Lucansky was trying to cross the tracks at Avondale and Bryn Mawr avenues in the Old Norwood Park...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:00 AM
As three Arabbers rode through South Baltimore on their horse-drawn fruit cart, a Chevrolet Impala barreled toward them. The men jumped off just before the car slammed their wagon into a utility pole, spilling watermelons and cantaloupes across the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report.
| May 4, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Memo: When a police officer pulls you over and asks to see your drivers license, don’t hand over a beer instead. It's not likely to help your case.
That’s what police say happened early Saturday in Dunwoody, Ga., reports ajc.com. Police said...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A woman was injured this afternoon after the station wagon she was driving was struck by an outbound Amtrak train in West Suburban Riverside, police said.
The accident happened at 2:39 p.m. at the grade crossing on Harlem Avenue, said Riverside Police...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train as he apparently tried to cross the train tracks in west suburban La Grange on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
The man was struck about 7:25 p.m. by an express train headed outbound from Chicago on...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A Montgomery woman had marijuana in her system when she struck and killed a pedestrian in February in Aurora, police said today.
After receiving the results of a blood test, Cherise Wardlow was charged with aggravated driving under the influence...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Two things you’d probably not expect to ever collide did on Saturday: A plane and a lawn mower, charlotteobserver.com reports.
A plane landing at the Taylorsville Airport Saturday morning hit and seriously injured a man who was mowing the grass...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A Florida woman was naked from the waist down sitting on her husband's lap when he crashed their car into a canal, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
The crash that killed Amanda Notebaert happened in March in Loxahatchee. The couple, both naked from the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Amid the chaos of the US Airways jet that crashed in Philadelphia Thursday evening -- one passenger saw an opportune time to take an epic selfie, along with some compelling video.
"So my plane just crashed...," @han_horan tweeted at 6:35 p.m....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:07 AM
It was a close call for Iowa deputies who were nearly hit by an airborne pickup truck while they were pulled over investigating a crash, WPTV is reporting.
A semi that failed to slow down while approaching the crash scene rear ended a pickup truck and...