Eisenhower Expressway widening, CTA Red Line extension among many transportation projects that are likely to get funding from new federal infrastructure plan
“This is a major boost for highways and transit alike,” said Joseph Schwieterman, a professor at DePaul University’s School for Public Service.chicagotribune.com
Facing oversight questions, FAA approves fix for electrical hazard in 737 Max jets
The fact that Boeing and its regulator discovered the new safety problem only last month, and not during a protracted reexamination of the plane’s safety following two Max crashes, underscored questions about safety oversight.washingtonpost.com
Chicago police shoot suspect in murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams after he fled police, tried to carjack family on Eisenhower near Hillside: top cop
Chicago police shot a suspect in the murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams multiple times after he fled from police and then tried to carjack a family on the Eisenhower Expressway.chicagotribune.com
3 killed in fiery wrong-way crash at east end of Eisenhower downtown
Troopers determined the first vehicle, a black 2016 Land Rover, had been going west on the eastbound side of the Eisenhower, state police said in a release. The front end of the Land Rover struck the front end of the second vehicle, a gray 2017 Ford Edge, that was in the right lane, causing it to spin out of control and hit the third vehicle, a black 2017 Ford Escape, which had been going east in the left lane.chicagotribune.com
Splash Zone: Aldine ISD Swimmers shine in District 14-6A Meet
At the end of January, Aldine ISD's best swimmers took to the pool to try and punch their tickets to the Region IV Championships at the District 15-6A Championships. When the scores were all compiled MacArthur women's swimming team took second place overall, led by Carmen Pedraza, Gissele Rodriguez, and Georgina Aguinaga. The Nimitz women's team took fourth, guided by Bailey Johnson. Aldine Davis men took third place overall – led by strong relay teams – while Eisenhower men finished fourth. Here are the Regional Qualifiers out of Aldine ISD.
VYPE Campus Clips: Aldine Davis vs IKE Basketball Hoops Highlights
Big IKE has been on a big roll of late. The Eagles are winners of three of their last four games, including beating Aldine Davis in overtime, 68-62, on January 19. It was a big come-from-behind win for Eisenhower against a very good Davis squad. With five games left on the slate for the 2020-2021 season, the Eagles currently sit in fifth place. Check out the highlights from the thrilling Eisenhower win from our partners over at H-Town High School Sports with Todd Freed powered by VYPE!
Aldine ISD Coaches Show: Eisenhower football's Eric Jackson
Eisenhower is in the playoffs for the first time since 2018 and the Eagles are seeking their first playoff win since 2015 as they face Oak Ridge this week in the Bi-District round. VYPE Media's Joshua Koch and Matt Malatesta caught up with Eisenhower head football coach Eric Jackson.
Four months of closures on Jane Byrne starts Monday as reconstruction continues
The state started rebuilding the interchange the juncture of the Eisenhower, Kennedy and Dan Ryan expressways west of the Loop in late 2013. The construction project was initially scheduled to be completed in 2018 but is now set to be finished in 2022.chicagotribune.com
VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year Fan Poll
Despite the 2020 track and field season being cut short, there were still some amazing performances. VYPE has scoured the standings on MileSplit.com and have gathered the best of the best in each running category. Go crazy track nation and vote for the 2020 VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year in this fan poll. The poll will close on Thursday, May 28 at 7 P.M! 2020 VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year Fan Poll (Closes Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.)
4/11: Landmark meeting between Obama, Castro in Panama; Democrats await Hillary Clinton's presidential announcement
President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro met on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas. Their meeting marked the first substantive talks between a U.S. president and a Cuban leader since President Eisenhower was in office. Major Garrett reports; Hillary Clinton is planning to announce online that she will run for president again. CBS News elections director Anthony Salvanto shares what polls say about where she stands.cbsnews.com