Computer Chip Shortage Has Been Sidelining Auto Workers In Chicago Area, But Expert Says Worst May Soon Be OverA computer semiconductor chip shortage is sidelining workers across the country at auto plants. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported, the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant at 126th Street and Torrence Avenue sat idle for eight weeks.
Nearly 1,700 Jobs Will Be Cut From Jeep Cherokee Factory In Belvidere, IllinoisThe company announced it will cut one of two work shifts at its Belvidere assembly plant on July 26.
House Destroyed By Fire In BelvidereA house was destroyed by flames Thursday in Belvidere.
Lockdown Lifted At Belvidere Schools After 'Safety Concern' At High SchoolSchools in Belvidere are locked down following a reported threat at Belvidere North High School, officials said Thursday morning.
Fiat Chrysler: $4.5B Plan Would Add 6,500 Detroit-Area JobsFiat Chrysler says it's cutting about 1,400 jobs at a plant in Belvidere, Illinois, that makes Jeep Cherokees — a move the automaker says is unrelated to a major investment in the Detroit area that could add 6,500 workers.
Belvidere Boy Drowns In Pond After Seeking Relief From The HeatA 16-year-old Belvidere North High School student has died after being pulled from a pond where he was cooling off after a run on Tuesday.
School Bus Crashes in Boone CountyPolice, fire and rescue officers responded Wednesday to a call of a school bus accident in Boone County.
Belvidere Zoo Ravaged By Tornado, Two Animals KilledA zoo in Belvidere, Illinois, took a direct hit from one of the two tornadoes that touched down in north central Illinois on Thursday.
Quinn, Chrysler CEO Show Off New Dodge Dart, Built In Illinois The production lines are running around the clock at Chrysler’s manufacturing plant in northwest suburban Belvidere. WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports Dodge dealers flocked to Chicago Wednesday to show off the latest product, the Dodge Dart.
New Dodge Model Rolls Off Assembly Line, Should Boost Local EconomyThe first production version of the 2013 Dodge Dart rolled off the Chrysler assembly line in Belvidere this week.
Alleged Hit-And-Run Driver Caught After Fatal I-90 CrashA suspected hit-and-run driver is under arrest after a fatal accident on Interstate 90 Monday morning.
Chrysler To Add 1,800 Jobs At Belvidere PlantAs U.S. automakers’ fortunes rebound, Chrysler has brought some of the benefit to Illinois, with 1,800 new jobs at its Belvidere Assembly Plant.
Chrysler Supplier Plans New Illinois Facility, 200 JobsA supplier for Chrysler plans to open a new facility in northern Illinois, bringing 200 jobs to Belvidere.
No Gas At 4 Tollway OasesIf your gas gauge is edging toward empty and you plan to jump on an Illinois toll road, you might want to gas up beforehand.