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  • Geneva woman killed in motorcycle accident in Kane County

    Geneva woman killed in motorcycle accident in Kane County
    A Geneva woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident when she struck a guardrail on U.S. Hwy. 20 in unincorporated Plato Township in Kane County, said officials. Sharon Schultz, 54, of the 700 block of Lancaster Lane in Geneva, was...
  • LAPD officer funeral today closes streets in downtown L.A.

    LAPD officer funeral today closes streets in downtown L.A.
    Commuters could face some traffic delays in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning as streets close for the funeral of an LAPD officer killed in a Harbor City crash. Streets surrounding the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels were closed around 6 a....
  • NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows

    NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows
    NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas. The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
  • Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help

    Video of hit-and-run released as victim's father pleads for help
    Police released graphic surveillance video Thursday showing the moment a truck driver struck and dragged a 24-year-old autistic man 100 feet before fleeing a Stanton neighborhood. Jeff Bell was on his way to work April 23 and was crossing the...
  • Man dies after being hit by train in Grayslake

    Man dies after being hit by train in Grayslake
    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...
  • Chicago area girl dies after plane crash that also killed father

    Chicago area girl dies after plane crash that also killed father
    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,...
  • Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon
    News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793. As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
  • Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say

    Fatal crash was no accident, LAPD investigators say
    It was 3:45 a.m. Saturday and two LAPD officers were in pursuit of a Camaro speeding down Anaheim Street in Harbor City. This chase wasn't broadcast live on TV, but it was recorded by an LAPD camera inside the patrol car as well as by surveillance...
  • 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...
  • New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck

    New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck
    A sculpture dedicated Saturday serves as a memorial to those killed and a way to honor the community members who stepped up to help 68 years ago when trains crashed at the Naperville station. 'Tragedy to Triumph' is the title of a sculpture unveiled...