| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.
“At this time we expect downstream...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A train hauling crude oil that derailed Wednesday near downtown Lynchburg, Va., sending a giant fireball and acrid smoke into the sky, raised further concerns about public safety as railroads sharply increase the amount of oil they transport.
| May 7, 2014
| 5:57 AM
A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said.
Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
| 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 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say.
Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:41 PM
A Stevenson High School student and his parents were killed when their car was struck by a vehicle being chased by police in Arizona, officials announced Monday.
The Lincolnshire school is mourning the death of Yuki Hirayama, a 16-year-old sophomore,...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:03 PM
– A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday.
It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A Boca Raton man who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Deerfield Beach has died, an official said Wednesday.
On April 22, Randall "Randy" Patrick Adamson's motorcycle crashed with a Toyota Scion at West Hillsboro Boulevard and Southwest...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook.
One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic."
But as the listing got...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:14 PM
— All lanes of Clint Moore Road near the site of a crash have reopened, according to Boca Raton police.
Police spokeswoman Sandra Boonenberg said officers responded to the crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car just after 6 a.m. Monday....