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Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 11:33 AM CST

6 Hurt When Van Collides With Fire Truck in Chicago

6 Hurt When Van Collides With Fire Truck in Chicago

At least six people, including two children, were taken to the hospital after their van crashed into a fire truck on Chicago's Southwest Side Monday morning.

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 09:22 AM CST

Illinois Transportation Project Wins National Grand Prize

Illinois Transportation Project Wins National Grand Prize

The Illinois Department of Transportation has received a national prize for its innovative fix for a Chicago highway interchange plagued with traffic congestion.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 01:58 PM CDT

What To Expect From New Lane Configuration on Inbound Eisenhower

What To Expect From New Lane Configuration on Inbound Eisenhower

A heads up if you take the inbound Eisenhower or outbound Kennedy expressways: Work crews will be out in force Tuesday night as the Jane Byrne Interchange project enters a new phase. NBC 5's Kye Martin has...

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 12:32 PM CDT

Illinois Launches Test Program For Self-Driving Vehicles

Illinois Launches Test Program For Self-Driving Vehicles

Illinois leaders have launched a test program for connected and autonomous, self-driving vehicles, saying there is no halting this trend in transportation, nor do they want to. Industry CEOs, politicians...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:22 AM CDT

Shooting on I-57 Shuts Down Northbound Lanes for Hours

Shooting on I-57 Shuts Down Northbound Lanes for Hours

At least a dozen shell casings littered the northbound I-57 as state police shut down nearly 10 blocks of the expressway early Friday to investigate a report about shots fired near the West Pullman neighborhood...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 08:37 AM CDT

I-80 West at Rowell Shut Down for Multi-Vehicle Crash

I-80 West at Rowell Shut Down for Multi-Vehicle Crash

All lanes on I-80 west at Rowell Avenue were shut down Tuesday morning for a multiple-vehicle crash, Illinois State Police said.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 06:37 PM CDT

Morning Switch Issues Leave Suburban Metra Passengers Stranded

Morning Switch Issues Leave Suburban Metra Passengers Stranded

Some suburban Chicago Metra passengers were left stranded Tuesday morning after switch problems left commuters scrambling to find a different way to work.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 06:07 PM CDT

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Street Closures

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Street Closures

Here is everything you need to know about how to get around the city on Oct. 7.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 08:29 AM CDT

Drivers Misusing Safety Technology in Cars, Study Says

Drivers Misusing Safety Technology in Cars, Study Says

More and more drivers are recognizing the value in having vehicles with automated safety features, but a new study from AAA says there is a lot of misunderstanding and misuse of the technology, which could lead...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 02:14 PM CDT

Metra Passes Major Milestone in Implementation of PTC

Metra Passes Major Milestone in Implementation of PTC

Metra says it has passed a major milestone with the completion of installation of a critical and expensive safety system designed to prevent deadly collisions and derailments.

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