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  • Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic lanes have reopened on Interstate 95 following a motor vehicle collision just past exit 74 in Harford County. The crash, which involved multiple vehicles, left two people injured, according to Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire...
  • Delays on UP North Line after derailment

    Delays on UP North Line after derailment
    Delays were running as long as 20 minutes on Metra's Union Pacific North Line this morning after a train derailed Sunday evening, according to Metra officials. No passengers were on Train 826 when it derailed close to a train yard near Waukegan, Metra...
  • Teen dies after hit by Metra train near Taft High School

    Teen dies after hit by Metra train near Taft High School
    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...
  • Metra train kills pedestrian in Zion

    Metra train kills pedestrian in Zion
    A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian near the Union Pacific-North Line's Zion station this afternoon, authorities said. UP-North Line Train No. 325 hit a male pedestrian near 27th Street in Zion, just south of the Zion station, about 2 p.m.,...
  • Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

    – 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...
  • Third body found after Virginia hot-air balloon crash

    The third and final victim of a fatal hot-air balloon crash in a rural, heavily wooded area of Virginia has been found, officials announced. The remains of the balloon's last missing passenger were discovered near the Caroline Pines subdivision in...
  • Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen

    Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen
    The following items were taken from Niles police reports: •A Chicago man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 7900 block of Touhy Ave. •A Des Plaines man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 8000 block of Milwaukee Ave. •A laptop...
  • Family of 5 killed in Hesperia crash reportedly headed to Disneyland

    Family of 5 killed in Hesperia crash reportedly headed to Disneyland
    The family of five that were killed Sunday in a car crash in Hesperia were reportedly on their way to Disneyland to celebrate a birthday when a van veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into their car. The crash occurred about 7 a.m. at Main Street...
  • 2 men killed in car crash near Cary

    2 men killed in car crash near Cary
    Two men were killed when the car they were riding in left the road and hit a tree near Cary early Friday morning, police said. The driver, Bradley J. Kass, 25, of Algonquin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Robert Sloan Jr., 22, of...
  • Pedestrian dies after being hit by Metra train

    Pedestrian dies after being hit by Metra train
    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...
  • Truck driver killed in crash near Palatine had heart attack

    Truck driver killed in crash near Palatine had heart attack
    A truck driver from Chicago who died in a crash Monday night near Palatine had a heart attack, an autopsy shows. The semi truck traveling on Lake Cook Road near Old Hicks Road at 7:25 p.m. Monday veered off into a ditch and struck a fence, said Cook...