The driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.
There’s a big power struggle in the western suburbs, with serious concerns about health and safety versus money. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Service on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.
A west suburban family is running out of patience with ComEd. They say that, since July, the company has been putting off fixing a broken tree that threatens high voltage power lines.
One person died Sunday morning after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in far west suburban Sugar Grove.
A state of emergency is in effect in north suburban Lake County, due to damage and power problems from the storms on Monday.