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Soccer Goal

Crestwood Opens Soccer Club’s Field To Public

Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.

08/16/2013

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Refurbish Aging Rail Cars On Orange, Brown Lines

CTA is preparing to spend $166 million to upgrade a group of ‘L’ cars that won’t be around for long after they’re rehabbed.

08/16/2013

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Offer Free Rides To Students On First Day Of Class

The CTA once again will provide free rides for the first day of classes in Chicago’s Public Schools, on Aug. 26.

08/15/2013

Metra Train

Scandal-Plagued Metra Board May Lose Another Member

Another Metra board member may be on the verge of being forced from his seat.

08/14/2013

Dozens of school marching bands, majorette squads, cheerleading teams, and other groups march in the annual Bud Billiken Parade, a longtime back-to-school tradition on the South Side. (Credit: CBS)

Bud Billiken Parade Celebrates Upcoming Start To School Year

Thousands of people lined King Drive from 35th Street to Washington Park for the annual Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday.

08/10/2013

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First Meeting Held On Proposed Improvements To Lake Shore Drive

The City and State Departments of Transportation Tuesday night hosted the first of a series of meetings on proposed improvements to North Lake Shore Drive.

08/06/2013

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Fleet Of ‘L’ Cars Now 100 Percent Accessible

For the first time, the CTA’s fleet of ‘L’ cars is 100 percent accessible. But total accessibility is still a way off for Chicago’s rapid transit system.

08/06/2013

Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo Helping Animals Keep Cool During Heat Wave

At the Lincoln Park Zoo, both the animals and those who came to visit them coped with the heat wave.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2013

Mosquito file image (Getty Images)

City Sprays For Mosquitos On South, Northwest Sides

Now that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.

07/17/2013

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

After Big Sales Drop, Metra Might Resume 10-Ride Discount

Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran said that he would ask the Metra board at its next meeting, in August, to roll back the price of the ticket to pre-February levels, when the 10-ride ticket was sold for the price of nine rides.

07/11/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Brown Line Kimball Station To Be Shut Down For 9 Days

Another nine-day closure is just ahead on the Brown Line, but this time it’s at the outer end of the line.

07/07/2013

Protesters gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house on July 4, 2013, speaking out against school closings and city budget cuts. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Take Grievances To Mayor’s House

A group of about 100 protesters was using this Independence Day holiday to vent their frustrations about the direction of the city, outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house in Ravenswood.

WBBM Newsradio–07/04/2013

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

O’Hare, Airline Employees To Get Free Rides On Blue Line For Now

As many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O’Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.

07/04/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 67 immigrants who became U.S. Citizens on July 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Urges House Republicans To Pass Immigration Reform Bill

Mayor Rahm Emanuel this Independence Day is challenging House Republicans to take up the immigration issue and pass a federal law that sets a clear path to citizenship.

WBBM Newsradio–07/04/2013

Six weeks into a project to overhaul the entire Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, crews work to replace tracks and upgrade the station at 47th Street. (Credit: CBS)

CTA’s Red Line South Rehab Running Smoothly

Six weeks in, the CTA Red Line South reconstruction project remains on schedule and on budget.

WBBM Newsradio–07/03/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Plan Gets Favorable Reviews From Final Public Hearing

Comments were overwhelmingly favorable Thursday at the final public hearing on the $475 million plan to rebuild the 50-year-old Circle interchange.

06/27/2013

David Hatyina (Lake County Sheriff's Dept.)

Boater Who Struck, Killed Child Last Summer Gets 10 Years

Judge Clint Hull said probation was not appropriate for David Hatyina in the death of Antonio Borcia, who died July 28 while inner-tubing on Petite Lake.

06/14/2013

Fernando Jones’ Blues Kids of America perform at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on the opening night of the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: CBS)

Blues Fest Kicks Off At Millennium Park, Moves To Grant Park

Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Will Investigate Corruption In Dolton

Newly elected Village President Riley Rogers said Dolton is essentially broke. It made payroll and insurance payments this week only because it raided a tax-increment financing (TIF) fund.

05/31/2013

The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

Facing Criticism, CTA Cuts Some Fees For Its New Transit-Debit Card

Pushback by riders and consumer groups have prompted the CTA to pull back on some of the fees it intended to charge when it introduces its new Ventra transit fare card this summer.

05/24/2013

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