A weekend inspection of the Grand Avenue bridge over the Chicago River has prompted a two-week shutdown for repairs, the city announced Monday.
For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.
After being closed for two days due to flooding and street closures in the area, the Brookfield Zoo will reopen on Saturday, although it will close an hour earlier than normal.
The animals are doing fine, zoo directors said, and the zoo will have staff on site to continue to look after them.
When a Greyhound bus dropped passengers off at a stop in Iowa, the station was closed, and an Illinois college student and other passengers were left outside in -17 degree weather for an hour. He was wearing only a sweatshirt and jacket.
A blind woman who has the vending machine contract at two Northwest Indiana rest stops is upset with the state transportation department because she says it’s put her a few thousand dollars in the hole.
Arlington Heights has had to close its village hall, after a rabid bat was found inside.
The City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.
Summer classes at Chicago Public Schools buildings have been canceled Friday for students and teachers because of the heat, officials said.
With countless Chicagoans trying to beat the intense heat in the city by taking a dip in Lake Michigan, officials have closed the parking lots at three popular beaches, after they ran out of space.
Power has been restored to the runway lights at Midway International Airport, after a night that left passengers stranded and miserable for hours.
Employees are furious amid reports that a Chicago business employing hundreds of people has abruptly closed.
Chicago got a scorcher Monday, with a heat index that made it feel like 100 degrees.
Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.
Northbound Lake Shore Drive was closed just before the morning rush began Friday after a crash.
Crews Monday morning were working to repair a water main break in Northbrook.
The southbound Tri-State Tollway has reopened near 95th Street in Bridgeview, more than seven hours after a tanker truck carrying hydrochloric acid rolled over.
Two schools in Glenview were closed for the day on Wednesday, after authorities found what they originally said was believed to be a small explosive device that had gone off in the parking lot of a hospital nearby. But officials later said it was only a fire.
The popular McDonald’s Express adjacent to the Loyola Red Line ‘L’ stop has closed, as plans move ahead to upgrade the CTA station and redevelop the land around it.
An LA Fitness health club in Morton Grove has been ordered shut down because of unsanitary conditions.