The Emanuel administration was standing by the city’s scandal-plagued red light camera program on Friday, in the face of a Chicago Tribune study revealing the city’s safety claims have been overblown.
A taxi cab was just one of several vehicles that crashed into the median, or into each other, due to invisible slick spots while trying to get to the Kennedy late Thursday night or early Friday.
Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.
Three accidents — one fatal — brought traffic to a standstill Saturday night on the Eisenhower Expressway.
Several accidents over the holiday weekend are being taken as more evidence of the dangers of using a cell phone while driving.
Three people have been killed on Chicago roads since Monday afternoon.
The number of deadly crashes on Illinois roads is up 9 percent from this time last year, according to a published report.
Police discovered complete chaos when they were called to a West Side bar early Friday morning.
Treacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.
The Metra Union Pacific West Line was shut down for some time Thursday morning, after a train hit an empty car in West Chicago.
The first measurable snowfall of the year might not have seemed like a big deal by Chicago winter standards, but it is being blamed for at least one deadly accident during the morning commute.
It came two and a half weeks later than average, but on Friday morning the inevitable happened.
Investigators believe two recent collisions between Metra trains and cars left on the tracks at the same Des Plaines crossing are related.
Motorists and pedestrians on Wacker Drive Tuesday will be subjected to a ghastly sight that has nothing to do with Halloween.
“Bath salts” are being blamed for an Indiana woman’s misadventure on the roads this week that ended with a crash into a Boulder and several police squad cars.
The state of Illinois will now begin tracking so called “dooring” crashes involving bicyclists and opened doors from parked cars.
Illinois is trying to make a point about cycle safety with the name of its new campaign: ‘Start Seeing Motorcycles.’
Wintry conditions have returned in Chicago, and an icy glaze on many area roadways has caused several traffic accidents and spinouts.
Dangerous ice is being blamed for numerous accidents and spinouts on Chicago area roadways.
A jackknifed semi caused a diesel fuel spill Monday morning on the inbound Stevenson Expressway that shut down all four lanes.