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Metra crews work on clearing switches amid subzero temperatures in January. (CBS)

Metra Still Working On Cold-Related Problems That Hobbled Service This Week

Metra can’t guarantee it won’t have even more delays Friday because it is still dealing with this bitter blast. The problem, once again: frozen switches on tracks.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/09/2014

Several Metra Trains Delayed, Some Canceled For Morning Rush

Switching and mechanical problems – as well as at least two cars stuck on the tracks – caused delays and a few cancellations on several Metra lines during the Thursday morning commute.

01/09/2014

New logos are etched into the ice prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Consol Energy Center on October 7, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 14, All-Star Weekend

The NHL has called off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio.

11/23/2012

High waves travel through Lake Michigan on Monday, October 29th. (CBS)

Sandy’s Winds And Rain Cause Flood Warnings, Flight And Train Cancellations

As Hurricane Sandy barrels down on the East Coast, Chicago is also feeling its effects, with flights and trains cancelled and people being urged to stay away from the lakefront due to a flood warning.

10/29/2012

Commuter Train Security

Tight Security Remains In Place On Commuter Trains; Some Runs Canceled

While commuters riding the rails will face increased security Monday morning, some riders may not have any trains at all to catch.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At Midway & O’Hare

After cancelling all flights most of Thursday afternoon due to the snowstorm, Southwest Airlines resumed a full flight schedule at Midway International Airport at 6 p.m.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

UP West Metra Train

Worker Absences Prompt Shutdown Of West Suburban Metra Line

The Metra Union Pacific West Line had no trains running for part of Monday morning because there simply weren’t enough engineers to go around.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Fog Snarls Flights At O’Hare, Midway

Foggy conditions Thursday morning made for big problems at O’Hare and Midway international airports.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010