Organizers have called off the Red Bull Flugtag event, in which handmade gliders plummet into Lake Michigan, due to what they have termed “unsafe marine conditions.”
As the heat ratchets up above 100 degrees Thursday, the Chicago Public Schools are canceling classes in 10 buildings that do not have working air conditioning.
A warning for Northwest Indiana commuters: Avoid traveling on the South Shore train line during the NATO Summit.
Retired Mayor Richard M. Daley has canceled his travel schedule and speaking engagements to be with his ailing wife.
Effective at the beginning of next month, the Chicago Tribune will drop the Saturday edition of its free RedEye publication.
Could there again be a South Side Irish parade next March?
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says, essentially, “Who knows,” when asked about bringing back Chicago’s July 3rd Fireworks show.
As the city and suburbs deal with budget troubles, more of them are scrapping planned fireworks shows for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. But in Batavia, the show will go on.
It’s getting tougher to find a fireworks display for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, as yet another suburb is canceling to save money.
Workers at the Mitsubishi plant in downstate Normal have just learned some good news.
Chicago Public Schools classes have been canceled for Wednesday–for the first time since 1999–as the Blizzard of 2011 blows into Chicago.
The worst of the blizzard is yet to come, but already, airlines have canceled more than 650 flights at O’Hare and Midway international airports.
The blizzard that is set to clobber Chicago later this week will also sock downstate Illinois, and both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have canceled their sessions as a precaution.
More than 200 flights have been canceled at O’Hare and Midway airports following a lake effect storm that dumped nearly four inches of snow in parts of Chicago, and more than nine inches in one northern suburb.