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Shuttle bus crash injures 15, jams traffic into O'Hare airport

CHICAGO (AP) — A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.

August 29, 2014 7:46 am Related
Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm
Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm Photos

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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm

Why weren't charges filed after fatal crash?

After reading the Aug. 16 article concerning the Aug. 15, 2013, crash on I-65, I am at a loss as to how seven individuals perished and absolutely no charges were filed against the truck driver. Either some detail concerning this accident was left out in The Times’ article or the police depar…

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope Francis gives a thumbs up during a meeting with Asian youth at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Pope Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject "inhuman" economic systems tha…

August 15, 2014 10:19 am
Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

Tony Stewart could still face criminal charges for running down Kevin Ward Jr. with his sprint car, even if the three-time NASCAR champion didn't mean to kill Ward, hurt him or even scare him.

August 12, 2014 5:04 pm
Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero, left, at a news conference Sunday  in Canandaigua , N.Y., says that investigators don't have any evidence at this point to support criminal intent in the fatal crash that killed Kevin Ward Jr., and involved racing superstar Tony Stewart. At right is Serg…

August 12, 2014 5:04 pm

Dump truck crash closes I-57, kills driver

A dump truck rolled over and burst into flames on Interstate 57 in Markham on Saturday morning, killing the 75-year-old driver and closing the southbound lanes for almost six hours.

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Smoke rises up at a crash site of a passenger plane, near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country and plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village i…

July 17, 2014 4:52 pm
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with tail number 9M-MRD _ the same aircraft that was shot down near the Ukraine Russia border on Thursday, July 17, 2014 _ takes off from Los Angeles International Airport. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down Thursd…

July 17, 2014 2:50 pm
Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Marcel Kittel of Germany, center right, crosses the finish line Tuesday ahead of second-place Alexander Kristoff of Norway, far right, and third-place Arnaud Demare of France, second left, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 101.6-mile ride from Le Touquet to Lille, France.

July 08, 2014 4:43 pm
Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Britain's Christopher Froome's wounds show through his torn race suit after crashing during the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday.

July 08, 2014 4:43 pm
Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

LILLE, France | Back on the race's home turf after three days in England, the Tour de France faces a first possible shakeout Wednesday over the bone-rattling cobblestones in northern France.

July 08, 2014 4:43 pm Photos

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Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

An Ohio man was killed and three vehicles he was hauling were catapulted off a trailer Tuesday when he rear-ended a semi on Interstate 65 south of the Rensselaer exit, police said.

March 25, 2014 5:20 pm Photos

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Semi rollover snarls Borman lanes for hours near state line

HAMMOND | All lanes of the westbound Borman Expressway reopened at the Illinois state line before 9:30 a.m. Friday after a semi rollover closed lanes there for hours.

February 07, 2014 8:24 pm
No break from bitter wind chills, snow

No break from bitter wind chills, snow

Northwest Indiana just can't catch a break from the dreadful winter.

February 06, 2014 12:21 pm Photos

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Freeze settles in, more snow expected

Freeze settles in, more snow expected

Drifting snow and wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero could create problems for Thursday morning commuters. 

January 22, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Man killed in one of many crashes caused by black ice in region

A man was run over and killed by a car Wednesday morning after losing control of his moped on an icy Calumet Township road and landing in the street.

October 23, 2013 10:30 am

Four bodies pulled from plane crash

EAST HAVEN, Conn. | Four bodies have been recovered from the site of a plane crash in a residential Connecticut neighborhood, a fire official said Saturday.

August 10, 2013 11:15 am
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