Just after midnight, a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a pedestrian near the intersection of Route 59 and Lockport Street in Plainfield.
Now, authorities are going after a land owner and looking into why action wasn’t taken sooner. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Karsten Eilertsen, 19, entered a blind plea of guilty to two counts of aggravated DUI for the March 3, 2013, crash in Barrington Hills. His Chevrolet Suburban was traveling north on Route 59 about 3 p.m. when it sideswiped a southbound Toyota just south of Route 68, according to police.
A Metra train struck an 11-year-old boy Friday evening in northwest suburban Barrington.
A man is dead and four other people were injured Sunday afternoon in a four-vehicle accident in northwest suburban Barrington Hills.
Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.
Major construction work on one of the busiest stretches of Chicago area roadways is about to begin.
The persistent dry conditions have led to brush fires in the Chicago area, which grew so severe Tuesday afternoon that they shut down a Metra train line and a major roadway.
As many as 15 construction vehicles were destroyed in a fire early Monday in West Chicago.
A traffic chase between an off-duty police officer and a car involved in a hit-and-run accident in the west suburbs Saturday ended on Fermi Lab property when the officer opened fire on the car, striking someone in the backseat.
Effective later Tuesday, the red light cameras in Naperville will be taken offline permanently.
A crash in Bartlett early Thursday sent a car off the road and into a grove of trees.
Twenty-two freight train cars jumped the tracks and three burst into flames Thursday morning in the west suburbs, causing Metra service disruptions that were expected to drag into into Friday.
Drivers in Naperville are going to get a break from red light cameras.
A man was killed and his daughter was critically injured over the weekend in a motorcycle accident in the far north suburban town of Ingleside.
Serious injuries were reported this morning, when a car and a sport-utility vehicle collided on Route 59 in Streamwood.
PLAINFIELD, Ill. (STMW) – Two people were hospitalized in a crash which required extrication Tuesday evening in southwest suburban Plainfield. The crash happened just north of Route 59 near Pasquinelli Drive about 5 p.m., according […]
For the second time in nine days, Plainfield police have pulled over a driver who was going more than 100 miles per hour along Illinois Route 59.
A teenager from southwest suburban Plainfield was arrested this week when he was caught driving 108 miles per hour down a busy street.