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Semi Rolls Over On Ramp From I-57 To I-80

The semi rolled over about 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 80 at Interstate 57, Illinois State Police said.

03/17/2014

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Jackknifed Semi Closes Highway Ramp In NW Indiana

A jackknifed semi has closed the ramp leading from Interstate 65 to Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana for more than two hours Wednesday morning.

03/12/2014

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Missing Wisconsin Baby Found Alive In Iowa

Investigators have found a 6-day-old infant, who disappeared from a home in southern Wisconsin, alive along an interstate in Iowa.

02/07/2014

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I-80 Ramp Closed After Truck Carrying 37,000 Pounds Of Batteries Overturns

A semi carrying more than 30,000 pounds of batteries rolled over on a ramp off southbound Interstate 294 in south suburban Thornton.

01/30/2014

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Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal Crash On I-80

A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.

01/24/2014

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Westbound I-80 Reopens After Fatal Crash Near Minooka

A fatal crash involving two pickups and a semi truck shut down the westbound lanes of I-80 for more than five hours in southwest suburban Minooka on Thursday morning.

01/23/2014

A semi-trailer truck driving on Interstate 80 in Joliet hit the Center Street overpass after leaving the road early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News)

Driver Injured After Truck Hits I-80 Overpass

The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.

11/14/2013

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Two Killed In I-80 Motorcycle Crash

A man and a woman, riding together on a speeding motorcycle, were killed Monday when their motorcycle slammed into the back of a semi truck on Interstate 80 near Mokena.

07/15/2013

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Indiana State Trooper Revives 2-Year-Old Girl On I-80

Trooper Danny Avitia was about two miles away when a call came in about a mother whose 2-year-old girl was having a medical emergency. The mother had pulled over to the side of Interstate 80 near Lake Station after noticing her daughter was unresponsive in her car seat.

05/28/2013

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Horse Ties Up Traffic On I-80

A runaway horse named Geraldo snarled busy traffic along Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana during rush hour and escaped unscathed.

04/24/2013

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Trucker Killed When 2 Semis Collide On I-80 Near Joliet

A semi was traveling on the ramp from Houbolt Road to westbound I-80 when, for unknown reasons, it was struck by a semi traveling west on I-80.

04/10/2013

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Two Crashes, One Involving A Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy, Close Interstate 80

Illinois State Police are still investigating the causes of the accidents that sent three people — including a Cook County sheriff’s deputy — to Silver Cross Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

10/15/2012

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Hammond Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle While Walking On Highway Ramp

A 23-year-old Hammond man was killed early Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on the southbound ramp from Interstate 80 to Cline Avenue.

09/23/2012

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Semi Slams Into SUV In Crash That Shuts Down I-80

A newspaper delivery woman was hurt after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the sport-utility vehicle she was driving southwest of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

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Woman Attacked In Tinley Park Road Rage Incident

Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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Man Shoots Woman’s Car In Indiana Road Rage Incident

Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.

08/24/2012

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Motorcyclist Killed In I-80 Crash

A Plainfield motorcyclist died in a crash with a sport-utility vehicle Friday afternoon on Interstate 80 near southwest suburban Shorewood.

06/09/2012

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Lawmakers OK Plan For Illiana Expressway

Illinois lawmakers have fast-tracked a plan to relieve traffic congestion on Chicago area and northwest Indiana interstates.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

I-80 Truck Fire

Truck Fire Snags I-80 In New Lenox

A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

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Crash Survivor: Driver Screamed, ‘Are You Guys Ready To Die?’

The only survivor of the wrong-way crash early Monday on Interstate 80 says he knows he’s a lucky man – and he says one thing that sticks out in his mind are the words of the car’s driver.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

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