Milton Kaplan finally got his due Friday.
A year ago, it seemed everyone who rode Metra was complaining about lousy service in the teeth of a bitterly cold and snowy winter. While there are still complaints this winter, they are far fewer than this time a year ago, when each day seemed to bring new emergencies.
A Regional Transportation Authority analysis released Thursday has determined that the CTA, Metra and Pace face $36.4 billion in capital needs over the next 10 years.
An animal rescue group that seemed to be at death’s door has made a miraculous recovery, thanks to a holiday fundraising drive, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The CTA’s rail modernization plan has progressed to the point where it can say goodbye to another group of ‘L’ cars nearing their 40th birthday.
A popular scam has been taken to a new level in north suburban Wilmette.
West Side residents staged a rally Thursday to make their case for building the proposed Obama Presidential Library in North Lawndale.
Three Chicago-area men whose prison sentences in unrelated cases were commuted by Gov. Pat Quinn in the hours before he left office have been released on parole.
A crowd heavily stacked in favor of a South Side site for the Obama Presidential Library has filled the auditorium at a Hyde Park High School, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Sixteen women united by a dislike of the Emanuel administration, and who want to become Chicago aldermen, told an enthusiastic crowd on the UIC campus Saturday how they’d remake City Hall, if elected.
Although Pat Quinn’s public duties as Illinois governor are now finished, the next couple of days until Bruce Rauner takes the oath of office promise to be busy ones.
Quinn Signs Special Election, Voter Registration Bills Into Law In Final Public Appearance As Governor
In his last public appearance before leaving office, Governor Quinn has signed two bills that drew the opposition of legislative Republicans and Governor-elect Rauner. WBBM’s Bob Roberts attended the signing ceremony.
Tuesday, it was slimy black water on the south concourse floor. Friday afternoon, the water was clear, for the most part, but it left a big puddle at the bottom of the staircase leading to Gates 6, 8 and beyond.
A dog is still missing, one week after it ran away from its would-be rescuers. The rescue group is appealing to northwest suburbanites for help.
An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.
A man arrested outside a Des Plaines gas station with a BB gun in his pocket has been charged with robbing six north suburban gas stations and convenience stores over the past several months.
The shattered south wall of the Morton Salt facility at 1301 N. Elston Av., and the giant mountain of salt that surged Tuesday through the breach, have become somewhat of a tourist attraction.
Police are questioning one person and seeking the second following a brief chase on the South Side in which an officer was injured.
The people who operate the animal rescue Wags to Wishes in the Joliet say they started getting threats after taking in a litter of puppies, reports WBBM’S Bob Roberts.
The cleanup of that massive salt spill and wall collapse at Morton Salt’s storage facility just off the Kennedy Expressway will not be a quick one, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.