It’s dibs, suburban style — and just as serious as dibs in certain Chicago neighborhoods after a big snowstorm.
The Chicago Department of Transportation’s goal is to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents, a priority on a two-mile stretch that saw 910 reported vehicle crashes between 2008 and 2012, in which one person died and 129 were hurt.
Steven Zelich, a 52-year-old security officer, has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse. A prosecutor convinced a judge to set bond at $1 million, saying he expected homicide charges to be filed in the counties where the women were killed, but Zelich’s attorney said it’s unclear how the women died.
The nuns, several local residents and the village of Melrose Park filed suit Friday seeking to shut Club Allure, which is on the Stone Park-Melrose Park border.
Their lawyer, Tom Brejcha of the Thomas More Society, said state law is clear that adult clubs cannot operate within 1,000 feet of a school or house of worship. The nuns have both, and the club is just over their back fence.
CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Until the 5000 series began delivery, CTA had the oldest rapid transit fleet in the nation. It hopes to reduce the average age to less than 10 years by 2022.
A distinctive train from the past will be running for a second consecutive day in the Chicago area Wednesday, in a drive to make motorists and pedestrians more aware around railroad tracks and crossings.
One hundred people huddled Friday around Bishop Larry Trotter at the corner of 79th and Yates – said to be one of the bloodiest corners in the city.
Igor Karlukov fashioned his noose from a mesh laundry bag and earphone buds.
The family would not give up any of its 95 percent control of the team, a spokesman said.
A customer alert that was posted Thursday afternoon on the CTA website said Red Line trains would bypass Addison northbound between 10:50 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, despite the 1:20 p.m. Opening Day start.
Thirteen-year-old cancer patient Joey Cambio expected to see some friends and fellow Boy Scouts at the fundraiser, at the Culver’s Restaurant on Route 83 in Grayslake.
Some motorists believe it’s all right to hold the phone while on speaker, to check their cell phone’s GPS or to dial, and then put the phone down. It’s not.
Icicles decorate the front of many a home in Chicago and the suburbs, thanks to the weather we’ve been having, but few are like those on the front of a home in north suburban Glenview.
After making the threat, the student retreated to a washroom, where police found him.
Two of the six schools slated to be closed in June by the Chicago Archdiocese have been given a new lease on life.
A judge has set a Feb. 18 trial date in a dispute between a musician and the CTA over a damaged viola.
Roughly 100 Evanston residents Wednesday night applauded a proposal to lease a historic mansion on Evanston’s lakefront to the state’s coastal management program for its offices and an education center.
This will be another crowded day on many rush-hour Metra trains, and it appears that riders will have to endure shorter, and in many cases more crowded, trains at least through Friday.