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  • Metra trains running again after woman killed in Tinley Park

    Metra trains running again after woman killed in Tinley Park
    A woman was killed after being struck by a Metra Rock Island District train Wednesday evening in Tinley Park, officials said. The pedestrian was hit somewhere north of 183rd Street about 5 p.m., west of the Tinley Park station on the Rock Island line,...
  • With Ebola cases, CDC zeros in on lapses in protocol, protective gear

    With Ebola cases, CDC zeros in on lapses in protocol, protective gear
    Federal health authorities Wednesday appeared to be focusing on apparent lapses in the way a Dallas hospital responded to a Liberian man suffering from symptoms of an Ebola infection, which now has spread to a second healthcare worker at the hospital....
  • Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations

    Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations
    Step aside, Shia LaBeouf and Lindsay Lohan. The CTA Blue Line has been stealing the spotlight for some odd incidents lately. The line has generated some eyebrow-raising headlines, from a man charged with opening fire – with an assault rifle...
  • Woman hurt as LANTA bus, truck and car crash on Bath Pike

    One woman was injured Wednesday afternoon when a LANTA bus, a tractor-trailer and a car collided on Route 512 in Hanover Township, Northampton County, according to emergency radio reports. The collision happened 4:45 p.m. at Highland Avenue and Route...
  • Driver flees on foot after crash with school bus, official says

    Driver flees on foot after crash with school bus, official says
    The driver of a car involved in a crash with a school bus in Suffolk Thursday morning fled the scene on foot following the incident, a city spokeswoman said. The crash happened in the 2200 block of E. Washington Street, which is in front of Hoffler...
  • Lawsuit claims malfunctioning wipers contributed to Megabus crash

    Lawsuit claims malfunctioning wipers contributed to Megabus crash
    A lawsuit claims malfunctioning windshield wipers contributed to the crash of a Chicago-bound Megabus along Interstate 65 earlier this week. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by four Chicagoans who were on their way back from the Bears game in Atlanta...
  • Oscar Pistorius prosecutors decry house arrest idea, seek prison term

    Prosecutors will seek the maximum sentence of 15 years in prison for South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius in the killing of his girlfriend, even as a government social worker Monday recommended three years of house arrest, allowing for the possibility...
  • Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'

    Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'
    After being damaged twice in the past week, the Horses of Honor statue that stood in front of the Wrigley Building should be back on his hooves in no time, the artist who designed it said. Diana Leviton Gondek, the Naperville artist who decorated the...
  • Woman Loses Children, Boyfriend In Weekend Crash

    Woman Loses Children, Boyfriend In Weekend Crash
    WATERFORD — A 9-year-old and her father died Tuesday after a four-vehicle crash on southbound I-95 Sunday night, which also killed a 2-year-old, officials said. The crash that killed 2-year-old Dacari Robinson happened just before 7 p.m. in the...
  • Connecticut trooper kills knife-wielding suspect in bus clash

    A knife-wielding man was shot and killed by a Connecticut state trooper on Tuesday night after a clash on a bus that left at least two other people injured, authorities said. A third person was also injured when one of the trooper's rounds ricocheted...
  • Baltimore Marathon runners should watch out for hyponatremia

    Baltimore Marathon runners should watch out for hyponatremia
    Hydration is an important element of training for a big race, such as this weekend's Baltimore Marathon. Runners and other endurance exercisers don't want to drink too little, but they also don't want to drink too much. That can dilute the salt in your...