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  • Hollywood approves police memorial to fallen officers

    Hollywood approves police memorial to fallen officers
    Six police officers have been killed in the line of duty since 1926 while patrolling Hollywood. A permanent memorial will be in place by May to honor and remember the fallen officers, city leaders agreed Wednesday. The $75,000 memorial —...
  • Man dead after car hit by Metra train in Lake Forest

    Man dead after car hit by Metra train in Lake Forest
    A man died after he drove his car around lowered crossing gates and it was hit by a Metra train and carried down the track in Lake Forest Saturday afternoon, officials said. The man, age 35, was dead when paramedics found him in the car following the...
  • Feds order Naperville trucking company off road after fatal accident

    Feds order Naperville trucking company off road after fatal accident
    Federal regulators have ordered a Naperville trucking company off the road, calling the carrier with a history of serious safety violations an "imminent hazard to public safety." The inquiry into DND International started after trucker Renato...
  • Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road

    Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road
    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...
  • Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery

    Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery
    An investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the lives of children after a minor accident outside a Naperville fast food restaurant early Saturday, police said. Dave Savini, whose age was not...
  • Train hits car stuck on tracks in Oakland Park

    For the second time in as many days a car crash has stopped a train in its tracks, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. The collision happened around 4:25 p.m. Wednesday at Northeast 38th Street and N. Dixie Highway, investigators said. The...
  • Authorities: Death of man hit by train ruled suicide

    Authorities: Death of man hit by train ruled suicide
    An autopsy determined the death of a 49-year-old Winnetka man who was struck by a train near a Glencoe Metra station last week was a suicide, authorities said. A Wednesday autopsy determined David DiPaolo, of the 1100 block of Tower Road in Winnetka,...
  • Cops: Woman had marijuana in system when homeless man killed in crash

    Cops: Woman had marijuana in system when homeless man killed in crash
    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...
  • 3 killed, 5 injured in head-on crash in Aurora

    3 killed, 5 injured in head-on crash in Aurora
    A head-on collision late Sunday in Aurora killed three people, including two women from Montgomery who were in a van with five other family members, police said. Aurora police on Monday were investigating the circumstances of the crash, which took place...
  • Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing

    Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing
    A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
  • Woman killed in 3-vehicle Aurora crash

    Woman killed in 3-vehicle Aurora crash
    An 81-year-old woman was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Aurora Saturday afternoon, police said. The woman was driving a 2006 Honda Civic north on Eola Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday when she tried to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and her car was hit...