| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:51 AM
While crews continue to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a global airline trade group reported a steep drop in the number of airline fatalities in 2013, compared to the previous year.
The International Air Transport Assn. reported 210...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:33 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — By the time the race ended, it wasn't clear where the paint job of Danica Patrick's car ended and the black repair tape holding it together started.
Patrick's No. 10 Chevrolet was collected in a multi-car crash midway through...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was hit this 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
An 85-year-old Chicago man died one day after being hit by a car while walking through a parking lot in Park Ridge, police said.
George J. Gessner was pronounced dead about 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 23, according to Park Ridge police. He had been walking through...
| May 10, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The Los Angeles police detective killed Friday when a cement truck crashed into his pickup in Beverly Hills has been identified as a family man who had been with the department for 27 years.
Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was assigned to the LAPD’s...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A man driving a vehicle that crashed into a Los Angeles police cruiser, killing a veteran officer and seriously injuring another, has been arrested on suspicion of murder, officials said
Officer Roberto Sanchez, 32, was killed in a weekend collision...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:01 PM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:16 AM
A 19-year-old Burbank man was hospitalized Thursday after he was allegedly assaulted by a member of his gang at a local park, police said.
The suspect, identified by police as Cesar Ramirez, 20, was arrested on suspicion of battery on Friday and was...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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.
| May 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Thomas Perry was running for safety during a battle in Vietnam in 1968 when he stopped, turned around, and returned to a position being overrun by the enemy.
There were wounded people there, and they they needed his help.
So Perry, an Army medic who...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:35 PM
A Colorado woman who survived as many as five nights trapped in her car after being hurt in a rollover accident and ultimately required amputation of her feet, remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, two days after a couple of people spotted her...