Obama Could Get an IL Holiday and a Roadway Named in His Honor

Saturday, February 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (8th) has drafted legislation to name Interstate 55 the Barack Obama Expressway. A portion of I-55, from Lakeshore Drive to the Tri-State Tollway, is named after former Illinois Governor and two-time Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. The remaining 270-mile stretch of roadway from the Tri-State to East St. Louis … Continue reading Obama Could Get an IL Holiday and a Roadway Named in His Honor

Wrong Way Driver Strikes Squad Car on I-294, Faces Charges

ADVERTISEMENT – CLICK IMAGE FOR DETAILS By Marie Wilson, Daily Herald A 71-year-old Maywood man is facing multiple charges after he was found driving the wrong way on I-294 Thursday night and struck an Illinois State Police squad car, authorities said. Otis T. Green has been charged with fleeing and eluding, speeding, improper lane use, driving on the shoulder, leaving the scene of an accident, … Continue reading Wrong Way Driver Strikes Squad Car on I-294, Faces Charges