Travel to and from Skokie by CTA won’t be Swift for a while, after an embankment crumbled, falling away completely from the tracks. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) said Tuesday that it will take “several weeks to complete this (repair) work properly.”
A number of personalized pavers from Wrigley Field have been found in a landfill near Pontiac, Illinois, according to the Pontiac Daily Leader.
Fundraiser Has Raised More Than $3,000 To Help Family And Friends Pay Travel, Funeral Expenses Of Aurora Marine Who Died In Nepal
A fundraising drive that has raised more than $3,000 toward funeral and travel expenses for the family and friends of a west suburban Marine killed in Nepal continues.
CTA spokesperson Tammy Chase said the area’s transit agencies are going to bring in between 20 and 30 experienced beta testers from the Smart Chicago Collaborative’s Civic User Testing Group to iron out those problems that exist.
Prosecutors said Subhash Chander was offended because his 22-year-old daughter, Monika Rani, had married without his consent, beneath her station in India’s caste system.
It’s called Positive Train Control and may have prevented the type of accident that occurred in Philadelphia this week. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Organ recipients expressed thanks Thursday to the parents of Jermaine Cullum Jr., 16, who passed away last year of a heart attack.
The future of Riot Fest wasn’t even on the Chicago Park District board’s agenda Wednesday, but the board heard at length from supporters and opponents of the popular music festival that has been held in Humboldt Park for three years.
Enthusiast Christopher Morrison spotted the agenda item and told the board a response so simplistic could do more harm than good, prompting some to fly drones over residential neighborhoods, through back yards or in other places that could be deemed inappropriate.
Outgoing CTA President Forrest Claypool evaded the question when asked by WBBM Wednesday if the agency is considering fare hikes or service cuts, but CTA chief financial officer Ron DeNard said the agency will be able to erase $21 million in subsidies for reduced fares without resorting to such measures.
A fire truck on its way back from a call on the city’s far southeast side Tuesday night became stuck in a sinkhole.
After the Obama Library announcement, about 75 protesters marched through the University of Chicago campus to the home of the school’s president, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The family of a Southern Illinois University-Carbondale student found dead in subzero cold more than a year ago gathered with families of other unsolved missing persons and murder cases Saturday in Daley Plaza.
The Palestinian Heritage Parade, a fixture in southwest suburban Bridgeview, was transplanted to Columbus Drive, between Roosevelt and Monroe, for the first time Saturday.
It was a reverse jackpot for an injured woman who got caught up in the slots. WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports.
Jeremy Betancourt has been serving a sentence of periodic imprisonment and probation. He entered a guilty plea in March 2014 in connection with a drag racing accident that killed 16-year-old Antioch High school student Cynthia Perez. Perez was a passenger in the car when it flipped, ejecting her.
Faced with a proposed pay cut it finds insulting, the Chicago Teachers’ Union has filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the state of Illinois, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Far north suburban Hawthorn Woods is asking Gov. Bruce Rauner to throw a roadblock in the latest path of the proposed Route 53 expansion through Lake County.
The possibility of married Roman Catholic priests was part of a candid and revealing conversation with Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich.
The Chicago-born actor and rapper Common told graduates in a commencement speech for the City Colleges of Chicago that success takes hard work and plenty of confidence. the commencement speaker at Saturday’s City College of Chicago ceremonies.