Kennedy Expressway

Kennedy Expressway Accident

Multi-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Outbound Kennedy

A multi-vehicle pileup early Tuesday shut down the inbound Kennedy Expressway, causing a major headache for early-morning commuters.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Police Involved Shooting generic sized image

Man Charged After Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect

A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.

11/27/2011

Crash

Four Kids, One Adult Injured In Kennedy Rollover

Five people – four of them minors – were seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday morning on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side.

10/30/2011

A Deer On The Roadway. (Ill. Dept. Of Natural Resources Photo)

Blue Line Train Hits, Kills Deer In Middle Of Kennedy Expressway

A deer found its way onto the CTA rail tracks in the middle of the Kennedy Expressway early Wednesday, only to be struck and killed by a train.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Kennedy Expressway Accident

Multi-Vehicle Crash Ties Up Outbound Kennedy

A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic for miles on the outbound Kennedy Expressway as the morning rush began Thursday.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Save The Dome

Church Near Kennedy Expressway Seeks Funds To ‘Save The Dome’

A giant banner hanging from the columns of a church just west of the Kennedy Expressway, near Armitage Avenue, proclaims “Save the Dome.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/05/2011

Several immigrant rights activists sat down on the Washington Boulevard entrance ramp to the Kennedy Expressway on Aug. 17, 2011, as part of a protest of the federal government's Secure Communities Task Force program. (Credit: CBS)

Immigrant Rights Activists Block Traffic To Protest Deportations

What started out as a Homeland Security hearing turned into a protest in the streets on Wednesday.

08/17/2011

I-294 Ramp

Project Shuts Down Ramp From I-294 To I-90

It’s a little harder to get from the Tri-State Tollway to the Kennedy Expressway now, as the ramp leading to Interstate 90 is closed for a reconstruction project.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Fox River, Elgin

Endless Rain Brings Flooding To Many Areas

Sure enough, another inch of rain fell on the already-wet Chicago area Monday night and Tuesday morning, and widespread flooding has been reported.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Kennedy Expressway Pileup

5-Vehicle Pileup Turns Kennedy Into Parking Lot

A five-vehicle pileup took out four lanes of the outbound Kennedy Expressway this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Kennedy Crash

Crash Stops Traffic On Kennedy, Leaves 1 Injured

A multi-vehicle crash this morning left one person injured and caused a major traffic jam on the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Crash

Car Crashes Onto Kennedy From Overpass

A vehicle crashed down from an overpass onto the Kennedy Expressway early Monday, after an accident that left one person with minor injuries.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Accidents Plague Roadways Over Weekend

Illinois State Police are investigating after a nine-car pileup on the Dan Ryan, sent six people to the hospital – just one of many accidents in the city over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011

Ambulance

6, Including 2 Children, Seriously Injured In Kennedy Crash

Six people — including two children — were critically injured in a multi-vehicle accident on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Saturday night.

02/26/2011

Ambulance

3 Hurt In Kennedy Crash

Three people were hurt this morning in a crash on the outbound Kennedy Expressway, involving a truck and a charter bus.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Couch

Kennedy Traffic Disrupted By Couch In Road

Traffic on the inbound Kennedy Expressway was disrupted this morning by a couch lying in the roadway.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Several People Hospitalized In Kennedy Crash

Several people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash early Monday on the Kennedy Expressway.

01/03/2011

Photo From Scott Nilsson

CTA Blue Line Back Open After Bomb Scare

CTA Blue Line trains are running again, after a suspicious package was found at the Addison Street Blue Line station on the city’s Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

State Police Increase Enforcement In Cook County

DES PLAINES, Ill. (STMW) – State Police announced Saturday that troopers will be conducting special enforcement patrols in the Chicago area. The special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEF) will take place on unidentified dates on the […]

11/07/2010

Photo Of Traffic On The Kennedy. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kennedy Expressway Turns 50

Love it or hate it, traffic’s been traveling “the Kennedy” for a half-century now.

WBBM Newsradio–11/05/2010

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