Kennedy Expressway

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.


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


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


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.



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


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.


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 […]


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

Photo Of A Deer On Highway (CBS/YouTube Photo)

Station Wagon Hits, Kills Deer On Kennedy Expressway

An unusual occurrence for the area.


File Photo Of Smashed Windshield (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

14 Hurt, Including 12 Kids, When SUV Flips On Ike

Twelve children were injured — nine of whom were seriously hurt — when an SUV flipped on the Eisenhower Expressway Sunday afternoon on the West Side.



Woman Ejected, Killed In Kennedy Crash

A woman driving a car that struck another car and cement wall was ejected and died after the crash that happened early Sunday on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side.



Driver Hits 2 Cars, Dies On Kennedy Off-Ramp

A motorist died after striking two vehicles Monday night while exiting the Kennedy Expressway at Harlem Avenue.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

4 Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

Four people were injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway Monday afternoon on the Northwest Side.


Allstate Arena DePaul

Guide To Allstate Arena

Allstate Arena has had quite the run over the past 30 years serving as one of the most iconic and largest indoor entertainment venues in the Chicago area. Here’s a roundup of everything you need to know!