Following a collision with another car at a Chicago intersection, a Lamborghini Huracan reportedly slid into a pole and split in half. Videos from the aftermath of the crash show not only the car strewn across the street, but also bystanders extracting a person from inside right before it caught fire.
A Chicago-area driver, whom police suspect was drunk (you’ll never guess HOW), crashed into a tree and wedged it into her engine bay. But instead of stopping like a normal human being might have, the trunk driver inexplicably just kept on going.
There are a few places where the Blue Angels regularly perform that put their aircraft in fairly close proximity to large structures, but Chicago may be the closest of them all. The shot above, released on the Blue’s Facebook page gives a thrilling perspective of the formation over the Windy City, but the Instagram…
Everyone who's ever gone through a yellow light, like a normal person, only for it to turn red just as you exit the intersection and then you see a giant flash pop up so you instinctively slam on the brakes in the desperate hope that you won't get a ticket, knows that this system just doesn't work. And now there's…
Chicago hit a record low of -16F yesterday morning, about the coldest it's been in two decades. This is what the North Avenue Beach of Lake Michigan looked like. Photo Credit: Getty Images
What do you do when you hit another car? Do you (A) stop and give your insurance information, (B) run away, or (C) crash into the offending car again as well as three other vehicles?
You know how it is. One minute you're at your family's Memorial Day cookout, just trying to grill a chicken and ignore grandpa when he goes off about "the death panels" and then BAM! A Lamborghini Gallardo shows up with a cadre of cops in pursuit.
Ever wondered what happened to the mall in The Blues Brothers after Jake, Elwood, and all those cops drove right through it? They actually left it just the way it was, but that's only the start of the Dixie Square Mall's decline.
Sometimes we feel bad when cars get damaged or destroyed in ridiculous accidents. Take that ultra-sad Lamborghini Miura fire from a couple weeks ago, for example. But this Dodge Avenger falling into a Chicago sinkhole? I can't say I feel too bad here.
You know you're in for a rough day when you go out to your car in the morning only to find it swallowed up by a sinkhole in the middle of the street. That's exactly what happened today in Chicago.
Law enforcement agencies from across the U.S. have reached out to Jalopnik for help with car identifications since your input was "critical" to solving a hit-and-run earlier this year.
Winds and waves from Sandy's remnants battering Chicago right now.
There is no doubt that the McLaren MP4-12C is one of the top performing cars on the road. But many have criticized the styling as a bit too boring to be on a supercar.
In Chicago, if you park your car where city workers have a job to do, it might get moved somewhere other than where you parked it. The only problem is that you might not know which parking spots are off limits or where your car has been moved.
Twice in the last month you've identified cars involved and hit-and-runs, including a quick I.D. that was "critical" to solving a case.
When Chicago area police caught a man going 110 in a 45 mph speed zone, they naturally wanted to know why he was going so fast. He was speeding to get laid. Why else?
An Indiana university student found out that although you might be able to survive a tour in Iraq, you won't make it out of a Chicagoland train station alive if you pee on the tracks, and then fall on the third rail.
Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Chicago were about to take off when an angry flight attended started screaming about the plane crashing. The crew and passengers had to restrain the woman. Welcome to your new flying nightmare.