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Driver Held on $1M Bond in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Driver Held on $1M Bond in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Police say a speeding truck entering stalled traffic in a construction zone caused a crash on I-55 that killed four people and injured four others.

Storms Expected After Hot, Humid Day

Storms Expected After Hot, Humid Day

With temps forecast to rise near 91 degrees Tuesday, and humidity levels making the air feel close to 100 degrees, the Chicago area is finally getting a taste of summer heat, but stormy weather and cooler temps...

Crash Victim Was Heading to Work on Day Off

Crash Victim Was Heading to Work on Day Off

Vicky Palacios, 54, of Coal City among five victims of dual crashes on Interstate 55.

Bruce Rauner: "I Love Uber"

Bruce Rauner: "I Love Uber"

Republican gubernatorial candidate says stifling ride-share companies sends message that "Illinois is closed to innovation."

Alpana Singh Reveals Details About New Chicago Restaurant

Alpana Singh Reveals Details About New Chicago Restaurant

With plans for her upcoming eatery ripening quickly, Alpana Singh has announced some details about her highly anticipated Chicago venue.

Former Niles West, IU Player Dies During Practice

Former Niles West, IU Player Dies During Practice

Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.