| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:08 PM
An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized with burns and abrasions Wednesday afternoon after he was struck by a minivan that crashed through the doors of a school in north suburban Gurnee, officials said. The unidentified boy was in the vestibule of the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:07 PM
An Aurora man who fled the scene of a 2010 DUI crash that killed a Cicero woman and seriously injured her companion was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday, Kane County prosecutors said.
Lee R. Patterson III, 33, of the 1000 block of Assell...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Gurnee police are asking for the public's help finding a vehicle that is thought to have hit and killed a man and injured his dog in the Lake County suburb early this morning.
The victim, identified as Timothy Fleming, 31, was found about 3:45 a.m. near...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:44 AM
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was hit Monday morning by a northbound CN Freight train at the Lake Street crossing in Grayslake, authorities said.
According to Grayslake Police Chief Phillip Perlini, the man was walking south along the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
A DuPage County judge Wednesday urged a teen to complete probation and community service to commemorate a friend who was killed while a passenger in the teen's car during a high-speed joy-riding crash in Aurora.
Judge Brian Diamond's advice came at...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:13 PM
An Aurora man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash in Oswego, police said today.
The crash happened at 6:37 p.m. on Route 30, east of Fifth Street, Oswego police said in a statement. One vehicle was traveling eastbound on Route 30 when it...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Katherine Bronken, the 15-year-old girl from Round Lake who was injured in a plane crash that killed her father over the weekend, has died, officials said.
Katherine and a friend were passengers in a small plane piloted by her father, Jeffrey Bronken,...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A pedestrian died after being hit by a Metra train near the border between Palatine and Inverness this afternoon, a spokesman for the agency said.
The pedestrian was struck and killed about 3:30 p.m. at Baldwin Road near Northwest Highway, said...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Police are investigating whether a body found in a West Chicago ravine Thursday is that of an elderly Arlington Heights man reported missing last month.
West Chicago Police Commander Eric Shipman said a partially decomposed body was found next to a...
| 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'...