Historian Says Truck Traffic Driving Away Tourists On Route 66An historian and guardian of Route 66 says the historic mother road to the pacific shore is getting swamped by trucks using a massive logistic center in tiny Elwood Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Elwood Wants Bridge At Intersection Near Busy Truck FacilityA tiny town just south of Joliet has reached out to state regulators in an effort to make changes to an intersection that sees very heavy truck traffic, in order to keep cargo moving while avoiding a possible catastrophe.
Elwood Warns Of Dangers From Heavy Truck TrafficOfficials in southwest suburban Elwood have released police dashboard camera video of a semi-trailer truck going through a railroad crossing gate, to illustrate the village’s point that trucks are creating dangerous conditions as it fights a lawsuit by an intermodal facility.
Chemical Release Exposes Workers At Plant In Elwood Rescue crews are on the scene of a possible chemical leak at a plant in far southwest suburban Elwood.
Workers Walk Out At Walmart Plant In ElwoodWorkers at the Walmart distributions center in Elwood went on strike Saturday to protest alleged illegal retaliation and other labor abuses.
Joliet Boy Accused Of Carrying Molotov CocktailsA young boy spotted by witnesses carrying two firebombs was later arrested Saturday.
Multiple Injuries In 2 Separate Crashes On I-55Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.
Police: Men Stole Toilet Paper From Warehouse For Resale At Flea MarketsA Will County warehouse worker and a now-convicted murderer stand charged with stealing $60,000 worth of toilet paper and plastic utensils from the warehouse.

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