A zoo in Belvidere, Illinois, took a direct hit from one of the two tornadoes that touched down in north central Illinois on Thursday.
The production lines are running around the clock at Chrysler’s manufacturing plant in northwest suburban Belvidere. WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports Dodge dealers flocked to Chicago Wednesday to show off the latest product, the Dodge Dart.
The first production version of the 2013 Dodge Dart rolled off the Chrysler assembly line in Belvidere this week.
A suspected hit-and-run driver is under arrest after a fatal accident on Interstate 90 Monday morning.
As U.S. automakers’ fortunes rebound, Chrysler has brought some of the benefit to Illinois, with 1,800 new jobs at its Belvidere Assembly Plant.
A supplier for Chrysler plans to open a new facility in northern Illinois, bringing 200 jobs to Belvidere.
If your gas gauge is edging toward empty and you plan to jump on an Illinois toll road, you might want to gas up beforehand.