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  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"?
  • Suburban police prepare for 'Black Wednesday' drinking crowds, traffic

     Suburban police prepare for 'Black Wednesday' drinking crowds, traffic
    Police departments across the Tri-Cities are prepared for "Black Wednesday" — the night before Thanksgiving that has become one of the most popular drinking nights of the year across the country. Bar owners in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia...

    Two crashes at same site on Grand Avenue near I-94 in Gurnee

    Several people were hospitalized Monday night in two accidents on Grand Avenue/Illinois Highway 132 in Gurnee over Interstate 94, authorities said. Gurnee police Sgt. Jeremy Gaughan said there were two separate accidents, with four vehicles involved. He...

    Most stop-for-pedestrian signs hit by drivers, city data show

    Most stop-for-pedestrian signs hit by drivers, city data show
    Signs placed in the road alerting motorists they must stop for pedestrians in crosswalks are a popular safety tool in Chicago neighborhoods, city officials say. Among drivers, they're another kind of big hit. Some 268 of the 344 signs have been replaced...

    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. Police were alerted about 3:40 p.m. to the...