Officials confirmed the body of a man found Tuesday morning in a Cook County forest preserve is that of a missing Oak Lawn man whose car, wallet and cell phone were found Sunday at the preserve.
A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.
A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a Metra train in Orland Park overnight.
A lane was blocked on the Eisenhower Expressway as the morning rush began, after a sport-utility vehicle flipped over near Mannheim Road.
One person has been killed in a small plane crash in northwest suburban Wheeling.