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Edens Expressway

The inbound Edens Expressway was closed early Thursday after a street sweeper truck collided with two SUVs near Willow Road. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Street Sweeper Crash On Inbound Edens Prompts Temporary Closure

No one was taken to the hospital after the crash, but the street sweeper spilled fuel across the highway, forcing police to close all lanes for at least two hours.

05/01/2014

Harvey Caplin (Photo supplied to CBS)

Missing Glencoe Man Died Of Cold Exposure

The body of the man — since identified as the 82-year-old Caplin — was found about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northbrook, on Illinois Tollway property.

04/07/2014

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Woman Arrested For DUI After Driving Wrong Way On Edens

About 2:05 a.m., the female was traveling south on I-94 when she crashed her vehicle and, having gotten turned around, began driving north in the southbound lanes between Willow and Old Orchard roads.

03/20/2014

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Woman Charged With DUI After SUV Flies Off Edens In Wilmette

A north suburban woman is charged with DUI after a crash on the Edens Expressway early Monday that launched her SUV over a fence and left it upside-down in the parking lot of a shopping center.

11/12/2013

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Elderly Man Struck, Killed On Edens Expressway

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 73-year-old Chicago man was struck and killed by a vehicle late Sunday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Skokie. Miguel Tavares was struck and killed by a BMW about 11:10 […]

09/30/2013

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Biker Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Edens Expressway

The crash happened in the northbound lanes of the Edens Expressway (I-94) near Foster Avenue, on Chicago’s Northwest Side, about 1:30 a.m.

08/27/2013

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Three-Car Crash Shuts Inbound Lanes Of Edens Expressway

State police are on the scene and all inbound lanes are closed near Lawrence Avenue, though traffic is getting by on the shoulder.

07/08/2013

Francisco Anthony Martinez is charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly providing police with false information in the investigation of the murder of Colin Nutter. (Police booking photo)

Man Charged With Obstruction In Murder Of Highland Park Man

A fourth man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Highland Park man whose body was found off the Edens Expressway June 3 in Wilmette.

07/01/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Wilmette Investigating First Murder In 3 Years

An autopsy Wednesday determined a young man found dead along a frontage road in Wilmette died from a gunshot wound to the head.

06/05/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Body Found Near Edens Expressway In Wilmette

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after the body of a 20-year-old north suburban man was discovered by a dog walker near the Edens Expressway on Monday evening.

06/04/2013

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Cops Targeting ‘Rogue Rider’ Bikers On Local Highways

We’ve all been there: rolling down the expressway when a group of motorcycles speed past, darting between cars.

CBS 2–08/14/2012

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State Police Going After ‘Rogue’ Motorcycle Riders On Edens Expressway

Illinois State Police are teaming up with Skokie and Lincolnwood police to try to catch “rogue riders” – people who recklessly drive racing motorcycles on the Edens Expressway.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2012

IDOT Emergency Traffic Patrol “Minuteman” assisting a motorist. (File Photo: Illinois Department of Transportation)

IDOT Minuteman Saves Woman From Burning Car

Many people would think twice or possibly panic if, late one night on a highway, they saw a car on fire. In all the excitement, they may not notice an unconscious woman hanging out of a window, let alone attempt to pull her out to safety. Fortunately for that woman, Dan Giglio is not one of those people.

04/15/2012

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Report: IDOT Crews Dumped Roadkill Alongside Edens

Disciplinary action is reportedly in store for some Illinois Department of Transportation workers accused of dumping roadkill instead of disposing of it properly.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Sergio Galez-Delira apologizes for driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway earlier this week. (CBS)

Wrong-Way Edens Driver Apologizes For Jeopardizing Motorists

The 24-year-old Glenview man charged with driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway while drunk earlier this week apologized Friday for putting other motorists in jeopardy.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driver Goes 11 Miles In Wrong Direction On Edens

A 24-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving early Thursday morning after driving 11 miles in the wrong direction on the Edens Expressway through Chicago and the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

State police respond to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on the Edens Expressway Saturday afternoon. (CBS)

Updated: Four People Injured In Edens Crash

Four people were injured, one critically, Saturday afternoon after a police pursuit ended in a five-car crash on the Edens Expressway.

11/19/2011

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Driver Injured When Car Ends Up In Trees Off Edens Expressway

A driver was injured Wednesday morning after crashing into the barrier wall on the outbound Edens Expressway.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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Crash Sends SUV Into Water Along Edens

A man was in critical condition this morning, and faces DUI charges, after a rollover accident on the Edens Expressway.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

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Police: Woman Killed In Edens Crash

A woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving left the Edens Expressway and crashed into a tree Tuesday afternoon on the North Side, State Police said.

05/24/2011

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