Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond confirmed four people died after a crash that shut down all westbound lanes of I-290 at Illinois Route 83 in Addison.
The two-car crash happened at 2:47 p.m. Saturday at Route 83 and Millstone Drive, north of Hook Drive at the Sweet Water Mill Mall.
DuPage County Sheriff’s police have closed a portion of Route 83 following a fatal accident near southwest suburban Lemont.
Illinois Route 83 in Palos Park is closed from LaGrange Road to Southwest Highway because of a ruptured jet fuel line, and it may remain closed until Wednesday as major repairs are made, Palos Park Village Manager Rick Boehm said.
One suspected robber was killed, and two others were injured, after a wild police chase in far north suburban Antioch.
A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.
A day after they rallied in Chicago’s Loop, union janitors took their strike threat to the suburbs, where they staged a large and noisy demonstration for their cause.
A 20-year-old woman and her baby are expected to survive after the car they were in went off a bridge Saturday night on Route 83 and onto the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway.
Four people were seriously injured in a five-vehicle crash in south suburban Crestwood Wednesday evening, fire officials said.
Oakbrook Terrace police say they have a person of interest in custody regarding a domestic shooting that took place Tuesday.
Wintry conditions have returned in Chicago, and an icy glaze on many area roadways has caused several traffic accidents and spinouts.
A man has been charged with hurling a puppy into traffic last week in Elmhurst.
The driver accused of throwing a puppy out of a moving car could face charges today.