An 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.
A 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.
Officials 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.
Rescue crews are on the scene of a possible chemical leak at a plant in far southwest suburban Elwood.
Workers at the Walmart distributions center in Elwood went on strike Saturday to protest alleged illegal retaliation and other labor abuses.
A young boy spotted by witnesses carrying two firebombs was later arrested Saturday.
Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 55 in Will County, leaving several people seriously injured.
A 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.
Two men have been charged, after police say they went to great lengths to try to steal copper from the long-shuttered Joliet Arsenal.
An honor guard is a special way to pay tribute to America’s servicemen and women at their funerals. Members of these squads donate their time. One of those volunteers is Larry Cavanaugh, and CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says he’s someone you should know.