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  • Lanes reopen after hazardous spill shuts down SB I-55 at County Line Road

    Lanes reopen after hazardous spill shuts down SB I-55 at County Line Road
    A hazardous material spill from a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon shut down all southbound lanes of traffic on the Stevenson Expressway near County Line Road for more than four hours, said Illinois State Police.
  • Man jailed for '03 fatal DUI crash again charged with DUI

    Man jailed for '03 fatal DUI crash again charged with DUI
    A decade after a motorist was sentenced to prison for a fatal drunken driving crash, the man was again charged with DUI in Palatine, authorities said. James T. Stitt, 34, of the first block of South Hale Street in Palatine, was found unconscious and...

    Memo to Bruce Rauner: Kill the Illiana Expressway

    Memo to Bruce Rauner: Kill the Illiana Expressway
    To: Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner From: Tribune Editorial Board Subject: Boondoggle Dear Mr. Rauner: Back in September, when you and Gov. Pat Quinn met with us to talk about the Nov. 4 election, we asked whether the Illiana Expressway would be built...

    Amtrak rail service approved for Huntley on Chicago-Rockford line

    Amtrak rail service approved for Huntley on Chicago-Rockford line
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Courier News reports: The village board voted to approve an intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to bring AMTRAK commuter rail service to Huntley. The newly-proposed service...

    Nighttime construction work at Weber, I-55 could impact traffic

    Nighttime construction work at Weber, I-55 could impact traffic
    Bolingbrook and Romeoville residents will be able to see the earliest vestiges of a long-simmering plan between Will County and the Illinois Department of Transportation to improve the often-clogged interchange at Interstate 55 and Weber Road. These...