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A CTA train. (CBS)

Heavy Rain Shuts Parts Of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Blue Line

Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.

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Firefighters take a newborn baby to an ambulance after delivering the girl inside a minivan at Kostner and Lexington. The mother was on the way to the hospital, when she pulled off the Eisenhower Expressway and called for help. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Mother Gives Birth In Van Near Eisenhower Expressway

A woman gave birth to a baby girl early Wednesday in a van just off the Eisenhower expressway.

08/13/2014

Kenneth Spruiell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Arrested After Fleeing Eisenhower Crash

Kenneth Spruiell has been charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking, aggravated driving under the influence and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon

08/05/2014

Parts of I-290 were closed due to flooding early Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Eisenhower Reopens After Flooding From Storms

Parts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.

08/05/2014

A Cook County Sheriff's officer fired his gun during a foot chase on the Eisenhower in Maywood early Sunday. / photo from NVP News Video

Sheriff’s Officer Fires Gun In Foot Crash Following Chase On Eisenhower Expressway

A car crash – then a foot chase on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning just east of First Avenue.

08/03/2014

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Man Fatally Struck By Car On Eisenhower Expressway

A North Side man was fatally struck by a car Saturday evening after running onto the Eisenhower Expressway in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood.

07/27/2014

A person was fatally struck by a vehicle on I-290 early Sunday morning. / photo by Ashlee Rezin.

Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle On I-290

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on the Eisenhower Expressway in the Near West Side neighborhood early Sunday.

07/06/2014

The Eisenhower Expressway flooded in Broadview on Tuesday, prompting police to shut down lanes in both directions for several hours. (Credit: CBS)

Eisenhower Reopened After Storm Caused Flooding In Broadview

Road crews will be out on the Eisenhower Expressway on Wednesday to investigate what caused the roadway to flood so badly in west suburban Broadview, forcing authorities to close part of the interstate for more than seven hours.

06/25/2014

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Police: I-290 Closed Near Broadview Because Of Flooding

The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) is closed in both directions near west suburban Broadview because of flooding, police said Tuesday night.

06/24/2014

A rolled-over semi blocks all four inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway after a crash near Harlem Avenue early Tuesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Eisenhower Lanes Reopen After Beer Truck Crash

The crash, which involved the beer truck and a passenger vehicle, occurred about 2:30 a.m. in the inbound lanes of Interstate 290 near Harlem Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

04/29/2014

A vehicle was involved in a crash with a semi truck on I-290 late Sunday morning. / Photo from Fire Media Affairs.

Three Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash On I-290

At least two people were injured in a crash involving a semi truck on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Sunday afternoon on the West Side.

04/27/2014

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View: Breakdown Of Cubs-White Sox Fandom Lines By Chicago Neighborhoods

The New York Times has created a fascinating map of the geography of baseball fandom.

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Visible chunks of the concrete facade are missing from the Independence Boulevard overpass over the Eisenhower Expressway, after two cars were damaged by falling concrete on May 14, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Concrete Falls From Eisenhower Overpass, Strikes Vehicle

Loose concrete fell off an overpass and struck a vehicle westbound on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Tuesday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/18/2014

Aaron Moore (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Eisenhower Crash That Killed Two Women

Aaron I. Moore, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in death, two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs resulting in death and two counts of leaving the scene of a fatal crash, according to Illinois State Police.

01/13/2014

Two Women Killed In Eisenhower Expressway Crash

Two women were killed in an early morning crash on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Forest Park on Sunday.

01/12/2014

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Couple Spotted Apparently Having Sex While Driving On Ike

A video posted on the Internet appears to show the ultimate form of distracted driving.

09/24/2013

A car crashed into a concrete barrier wall along the Racine Avenue on-ramp on the Eisenhower Expressway, after going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of the expressway. (Credit: NVP Video)

Wrong-Way Drivers Caught On Eisenhower, Dan Ryan Expressway

Illinois State Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in two incidents of wrong-way driving on Chicago expressways overnight.

09/17/2013

Miguel Rico (Credit: Chicago Police)

Drunken Wrong-Way Driver In Deadly Ike Crash Had No License

Police said 20-year-old Miguel Rico was drunk when he drove a Dodge minivan west in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower on Saturday, crashing into a car, and killing two women.

09/09/2013

A Volvo that police chased from Naperville to Chicago.

Naperville Police Chase Ends In Chicago

A police chase that started in a western suburb ended in Chicago. It all started in Naperville early this evening and ended at 1450 South Kolin.

08/12/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Overhaul Set To Begin

To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.

07/17/2013

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