Derrick Young will be representing CBS 2 on “Dancing With Chicago Celebrities” this year. The annual charity event raises money for the fight against breast cancer in the Chicago area.
Call it carmageddon, or whatever you want, but one thing is certain: the Kennedy Expressway will be a nightmare for motorists driving near to and from downtown this weekend.
If you drive on the Kennedy, you’d be well-advised to avoid the downtown stretch of the expressway the next few weekends, as the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps will be taken out of commission for a major construction project.
CBS 2 traffic reporter Derrick Young takes a look at a few of the biggest projects that will affect your commute.
Multiple injuries were reported early Thursday in a three-car accident on North Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
They’re calling “Call Me Maybe” the song of summer 2012, and Carly Rae Jepsen, the 26-year-old Canadian recording artist behind the song, has become an international superstar. She joined Vince Gerasole this morning to talk, and sing, about it.
Some lanes were still closed as late as the midday hours, following an overnight crash that left a truck driver with life-threatening injuries, and shut down the eastbound Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.
An extra-alarm fire shut down a busy road in Riverwoods early Tuesday.
A busy intersection in Batavia was shut down Friday morning, after a crash that left some people injured.
A new interactive Web site is the big idea of a Chicago man who really knows entertainment.
An overturned semi-trailer truck shut down Interstate 65 in Northwest Indiana early Friday.
Just as the morning rush began, all but one lane was blocked at the north end of northbound Lake Shore Drive following an accident.
Four thousand climbers took part in the 15th annual Hustle up the Hancock at the John Hancock Center Sunday.
It’s time once again for people all across the Chicago area to help raise money for childhood cancer research by shaving their heads for St. Baldrick’s.
In a headline that is becoming all too familiar, three people are hurt – one critically – after a wrong-way driver slammed into multiple vehicles, this time on Lake Shore Drive.
It’s almost time for the Hustle up the Hancock, and this year, the Respiratory Health Association hopes to raise more than $1 million for local lung disease research and programs.
It came two and a half weeks later than average, but on Friday morning the inevitable happened.
The Racine Avenue off-ramp on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway was blocked early Thursday, after a delivery van driver slammed into a tree.
As many as 2,000 people will experience homelessness for one night in the western suburbs, in an effort to draw attention and raise funds for homeless families.
A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic for miles on the outbound Kennedy Expressway as the morning rush began Thursday.