A wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.
A reference to the Nixon scandal survives in Forest Park — not that every pedestrian knows what it means. WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports.
The Forest Park-based unit’s primary job was to deliver mail and packages, sell stamps and process money orders for those fighting. They were honored Thursday night at a pasta-and-sausage dinner hosted by Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone.
The CTA has suspended Blue Line train service between the Harlem and Forest Park stops on the Forest Park branch, after a train derailed late Friday morning.
The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame opened its doors to the public Saturday in Forest Park, in a converted gas station that sits 100 yard from the fields used for the game’s summer classic, the No-Glove Nationals.
For Larry Piekarz, executive director of the Park District of the Forest Park, the 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame is a dream come true.
One minor injury was reported after an extra-alarm fire overnight at a senior citizens’ apartment complex in Forest Park.
Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse.
Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse, then fled the scene.
Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
Pace wants to make it easier this summer for CTA riders to get to the Brookfield Zoo.
As the soil warms up, the hopeful are emerging from winter burrows and digging up gardens provided in ever-increasing numbers by their communities
A statue of legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet is missing from its perch on Wacker Drive, but all is well, it’s just getting some repairs.
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.
Dozens of passengers riding in a westbound Blue Line train were injured Monday morning when the runaway train hit it.
The circumstances surrounding Monday’s collision on the CTA’s Blue Line were so unusual that police at first suspected it had to be a deliberate, criminal act.
“My military training played a big role in how I reacted,” said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. “I assessed the situation and took action.”
The Better Government Association has found that local police are allowed to work when they’re close to what’s considered drunk.
A 28-year-old man is dead, after falling onto the tracks at the Forest Park Blue Line ‘L’ terminal Tuesday night.
Two Chicago men suspected of armed robbery were arrested early Monday following a foot chase across the Blue Line train tracks and the Eisenhower Expressway, police said.