A 10-year-old boy was killed and three other people -- including an 11-year-old boy -- were seriously injured in a crash on the Tri-State Tollway Saturday morning. | Network Video Productions

One Boy Killed, Three People Seriously Injured In Crash On I-94 In Libertyville,

One boy was killed and another injured after an SUV struck a median wall on I-94 in Libertyville Saturday morning, state police said.


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Memorial Day Weekend, Expect Low Fuel Prices And More Vehicles On The Road

Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.


Construction in the Loop. (Credit: CBS)

Construction Causing Headaches For Loop Drivers

CBS 2’s Jim Williams explain why so much work is being done right now.


Police say slick conditions may be to blame for a pileup on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday morning. (Credit: Molly Miossi)

Nearly 40 Vehicles Involved In Kennedy Pileup

Dangerous whiteout conditions are making driving treacherous in the Chicago area.


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I-55 Near Gardner, Ill. Reopens After Hours-Long Closure

Multiple crashes on southbound I-55 near Gardner, Ill. Saturday morning led to part of expressway being shutdown for hours. All lanes were opened back up around 2 p.m.


Alfredo Luna (Riverside Police)

Riverside Cops Slap Felony Charges On Motorist Arrested For 22nd Time

Alfredo Luna was most recently stopped going 56 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone near an elementary school, police say.


An extra-alarm fire in Lincoln Park (left) and a CTA bus fire on Lake Shore Drive (right) caused major delays for commuters Tuesday morning on the North Side, with service suspended on two CTA rail lines, and traffic at a standstill on southbound Lake Shore Drive for more than three hours. (Credit: Network Video Productions/CBS)

Lake Shore Drive Bus Fire, Lincoln Park Blaze Create Double Whammy For North Side Commuters

A bus fire on Lake Shore Drive and an extra-alarm fire in a vacant school building in Lincoln Park combined to create a nightmarish morning commute for many North Siders on Tuesday.


Traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Illinois Expressways Among Most Congested In Nation

A new survey finds Illinois expressways are among the most congested in the nation.


Taste Of Lincoln

Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in Chicago

The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.


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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.


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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.


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Frustrated By Traffic, People Leave Cars And Walk On Expressway To O’Hare

Traffic to O’Hare was so backed up this morning between about 6 a.m. and 7 that people were getting out of cars and walking from the I-190 extension to the airport.


Orange construction barrels signify the summer road-repair season. (CBS)

Get Ready For The Headache-Inducing Road Projects Of Summer

CBS 2 traffic reporter Derrick Young takes a look at a few of the biggest projects that will affect your commute.


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Traffic Congestion Costs Drivers 5.5 Billion Hours

If you’re heading out the door, new research shows you might be late for work, even if you think you’ve allowed enough time.


Accident Snarls Traffic On Bishop Ford

An accident is causing major backups on the Bishop Ford Expy. on Tuesday morning.


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Chicago Marathon: Traffic And Map Information

The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.



City Implements First Ever Pedestrian Safety Plan

Better traffic signals and speed bumps could be coming to your neighborhood, with the city’s first ever pedestrian safety plan now in effect.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

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Man Shot, Wounded On Busy Hollywood Avenue In Edgewater

A man was shot and wounded Monday night on the busy stretch of Hollywood Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood, where thousands of commuters head to and from Lake Shore Drive night and day.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Circle Interchange

Public Gets Glimpse Of Changes For Circle Interchange

The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.


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Study: Chicago Area Traffic Improved Last Year

If you drive in the Chicago area, you’re going to find a recent study hard to believe.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012