Stevenson Expressway

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

I-55 Crash Closes Southbound Lanes Near Joliet

One of the vehicles overturned in a ditch and the other vehicle was disabled in the left lane following the crash.

03/14/2013

A semi truck hit two cars parked on the shoulder of Interstate 55 near Plainfield, Ill., on March 13, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Dies From Crash On I-55 Near Plainfield

The driver of a car that became disabled in traffic on the Stevenson Expressway early Wednesday near southwest suburban Plainfield was killed when a semi plowed into his car and another car that stopped to help.

03/13/2013

A woman was found shot in this van on Friday. (CBS)

Woman Fatally Shot On Lake Shore Drive

Police are investigating a murder on a major expressway ramp right by Chicago’s convention center on Friday morning.

02/01/2013

Pace Bus

Pace To Increase Use Of Stevenson Expressway Shoulder

More Pace buses will be riding the shoulders of I-55 by next summer — and could possibly be taking riders between the Loop and southwest suburbs middays, and on specials to White Sox and Bears games.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2012

Dog Rescued

Rags, The Stevenson Expressway Dog, To Be Adopted

Rags — the little white dog that managed to avoid cars on the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour a week ago — is getting a home on Thursday.

07/10/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Crash Shuts Down Stevenson At Des Plaines River Bridge

The outbound Stevenson Expressway was shut down Thursday morning near the Des Plaines River bridge, after a vehicle rolled over and caught fire.

07/05/2012

Dog Rescued

Dog Spotted Running On Stevenson Expy.

A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Crash

Two Injured, One Critically, In Dan Ryan Crash

At least one lane of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) was shut down and traffic slowed for about four hours Saturday morning following a collision between a car and a semi truck.

06/16/2012

Tri-State Crash

Crash Blocks 3 Lanes On Northbound Tri-State

A serious accident blocked three left lanes on the Tri-State Tollway at Roosevelt Road Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Rock-Throwing On Stevenson

Rock-Throwers Damage At Least 12 Vehicles On Stevenson Expressway

For the sixth time in the past week, rock-throwers have damaged cars on a Chicago area expressway.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

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

Several Cars Damaged By Rocks Tossed From Stevenson Overpass

Six vehicles were damaged late Saturday night when someone threw rocks at cars on the Stevenson Expressway from a railroad overpass on the Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

Leeslyee Huerta of Aurora went to prom Friday night, five years after a drunken driver caused an accident that left her with a disability. (CBS)

Woman Goes To Prom She Missed 5 Years Ago After Disabling Crash

A suburban woman who missed her prom when she was paralyzed in a drunken driving crash will be going to the prom Friday night, after an unlikely meeting.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

File Photo (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Prisoner Bus Crash Snags Stevenson Expressway

The outbound Stevenson Expressway was snagged Friday morning when one Cook County Sheriff’s prisoner bus rear-ended another in a convoy.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

NATO Flag

Should You Leave Town During NATO Summit? Depends Who You Ask

With less than a month until the NATO summit in Chicago, the alderman whose ward will be most affected by security efforts was urging people to leave town during the summit, but the city’s top cop was downplaying potential disruptions.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Dump Truck Rollover

Dump Truck Flips Over, Spills Debris On Ramp From Stevenson To Tri-State

A dump truck full of construction debris flipped over on a ramp between the Stevenson Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway early Monday, causing major backups.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Pace Bus

Pace To Add More Buses To Stevenson Expressway

It has been four months since Pace buses began roaring up and down the shoulders of Interstate 55, and the program is proving so successful that Pace is adding buses and extending one of the lines.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Dog Prints

Puppy Gets Loose On Stevenson Expressway

A puppy got loose on the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning, but police were able to keep the animal away from traffic.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Arnette Heintze, the former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge in Chicago. (CBS)

Former Secret Service Agent Discusses Security Plans For NATO Summit

For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Scrap Metal Truck Accident

Scrap Metal Truck Flips Over On Ramp From Dan Ryan

A truck hauling scrap metal flipped over early Thursday on a ramp between the Dan Ryan and Stevenson expressways.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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