Route 59

Biker And Pedestrian Killed In Motorcycle Crash In PlainfieldJust 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.
2 Investigators: Dump Thrived For Years Along DuPage RiverNow, authorities are going after a land owner and looking into why action wasn't taken sooner. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Barrington Hills Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Drunk Driving CrashKarsten 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.
Boy, 11, Hit By Commuter Train In BarringtonA Metra train struck an 11-year-old boy Friday evening in northwest suburban Barrington.
Man Dead, 4 Injured In Barrington Hills CrashA man is dead and four other people were injured Sunday afternoon in a four-vehicle accident in northwest suburban Barrington Hills.
Naperville Offers Big Tax Incentive To Keep Wal-Mart From LeavingResidents 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 Expansion Project Set To Begin On Route 59 In Western SuburbsMajor construction work on one of the busiest stretches of Chicago area roadways is about to begin.
Brush Fires Shut Down Road, Metra LineThe 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.
Fire Destroys Fleet Of Construction Vehicles In West ChicagoAs many as 15 construction vehicles were destroyed in a fire early Monday in West Chicago.
Person Shot By Off-Duty Cop At FermilabA 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.
Naperville Red Light Cameras To Be History Later TuesdayEffective later Tuesday, the red light cameras in Naperville will be taken offline permanently.
Car Sent Off Road Into Trees In Bartlett Crash; 1 KilledA crash in Bartlett early Thursday sent a car off the road and into a grove of trees.
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