Overnight Closures On IB Congress for Byrne Interchange WorkInbound Congress will be reduced to a single lane between Halsted and Canal streets starting at 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The inbound lanes of Congress will be fully closed from 1-6 a.m. Saturday.
Water Main Break Closes Streets In West LoopPortions of Canal and Fulton streets are closed in the West Loop as crews work to repair and investigate a water main break Friday morning.
Woman Rescued From Chicago River; Fire Chief And Two Firefighters Also HospitalizedThe Fire Department said a 19-year-old woman jumped into the Chicago River near Cermak Road and Canal Street around 4 a.m. Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene, but a battalion chief who responded to the scene didn’t wait for divers, and jumped into the water.
Amtrak Planning Major Renovations At Union StationAmtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.
Good Samaritan Rescues Bicyclist Pinned Under TruckThe woman was riding her bike near Roosevelt Road and Canal Street, when a pickup truck making a turn struck her, according to witnesses. She ended up pinned under the truck, and was having trouble breathing.
Four Hurt In Construction AccidentThe Fire Department said four people were injured when a steel I-beam came down at a construction site at the northeast corner of Lake and Canal streets around 9:15 a.m.
Man Throws Life Preserver, Helps Rescue Person From Chicago RiverA man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.
Police Question 4 In Bridgeport Arson FiresMultiple fires were reported in the Bridgeport neighborhood early Tuesday, starting around 1:40 a.m. at a garage in the 2900 block of South Canal Street, police said.
One Dead In Fulton River District Fire Firefighters found a man dead inside a townhome in the Fulton River District, while responding to a fire late Wednesday morning.
Guide To New Orleans' 2014 Mardi GrasMardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
Woman Dead After Being Hit By Megabus Near Union StationA 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.