The female driver, who was the only occupant of one of the vehicles, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway were reopened Monday after a semi overturned and shut down all lanes before the morning rush in suburban South Holland.
Holiday travelers returning to California from the Las Vegas area caused a severe backup lasting for more than 20 miles.
Nearly 250 vehicles were towed off city streets Sunday morning when the yearly winter parking ban took effect at 3 a.m., according to the Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation.
Officers responded to the fallen light pole about 1:05 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Goethe Street, according to Chicago police. No injuries were reported.
Three winter storms are expected to impact millions of Thanksgiving travelers, many of whom will drive to their destination.
Three semitrailer crashed Thursday morning on Interstate 294 in the western suburbs, shutting down northbound lanes into the morning rush and sending three people to the hospital.
Water levels along Lake Michigan prompted police to shut down part of a street Monday in the South Shore neighborhood.
A man was killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 55 near La Grange Road.
A man was killed Thursday morning in a crash involving multiple semitrailers on Interstate 55 in southwest suburban Wilmington.
Inbound lanes of Interstate 57 were closed Tuesday during rush hour as police investigated a shooting near south suburban Markham.
The Bishop Ford Freeway has been reopened Monday after an overturned tanker shut down lanes in both directions on the Far South Side.
Several lanes on Illinois Route 394 were shut down for hours Friday after vehicles were hit by debris that fell from an overpass near south suburban Ford Heights.
Train service is resuming with residual delays on two north suburban Metra lines after unfounded reports of a person hit by a freight train in Mayfair on the Northwest Side.
Inbound lanes on the Dan Ryan expressway were shut down Tuesday as police investigated a shooting on the South Side.
A person was pinned under a CTA bus and seriously injured Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 290 near the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Multiple lanes of traffic were closed during the Tuesday morning rush for a vehicle crash in the southbound Lake Shore Drive on the North Side.
Lawrence Avenue will be closed at the Union Pacific North Line railroad tracks for a week due to ongoing construction on bridges along Metra’s UP-North Line on the North Side.
Firefighters worked for hours Monday to extinguish a burning wooden piling at a construction site under a Lake Shore Drive bridge downtown.
A 39-year-old Dolton woman was killed Saturday in a crash that has shut down all traffic on the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway at 59th Street.