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Extra Extra: Flooding Shuts Down Eastbound Jane Byrne Interchange

By Selena Fragassi in News on Jun 14, 2015 8:00PM

  • The heavy rains the past two days are causing a lot of headaches, including for commuters on one local roadway. The eastbound lanes of the Jane Byrne Interchange and the ramp to the southbound Dan Ryan are closed due to flooding, according to IDOT. Cars are being rerouted northward onto the Kennedy, and drivers should expect delays.

  • A 25-year-old woman died early Sunday morning after falling from a railing on Upper Wacker Drive to Lower Wacker Drive. Police say it appears accidental. [Tribune]

  • The latest filming for Chiraq moves downtown through Tuesday. Movie maker Spike Lee was also in the news today for his appearance at the St. Sabina Block Party he helped sponsor. [DNAinfo Chicago]

  • If and when the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup during Monday night's game at the UC, it will be the first time in 77 years they've won at home. Here's a look back. [DNAinfo Chicago]

  • Killers fans head to the Cubs game early on Monday. Frontman Brandon Flowers will perform at Wrigley's Captain Morgan's Club before the game and sing the 7th inning stretch. [RedEye]
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