Chief Ranger Mike Bremer said the beach at Central Avenue, on the east side of Beverly Shores, has been closed indefinitely, because high waves last week washed away the sand, leaving an eight-foot drop-off, which has at its base some jagged pieces of an old road that used to run along the beach.
A 23-mile stretch of the Indiana Toll Road has been shut down in both directions, after a string of accidents involving semi-trailer trucks.
Andrean High School president Harry Vande Velde III said the school was closed “for a thorough cleaning” on Monday.
Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.
The Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.
In a statement issued Thursday, the library said a “bedbug incident has been isolated and resolved.” The south suburban library, 10400 Oxford Ave., reopened Thursday morning after being closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Vehicles and pedestrians were kept off the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Chicago River for more than an hour on Wednesday, after a locking mechanism failed following a routine bridge lift.
The fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
Two state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
The Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Parts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.
Two men were charged with throwing bottles that struck police officers who were breaking up a large fight at Montrose Beach on Sunday, and three other men were charged in connection with the melee.
The cracks formed after a group of visitors to the Skydeck at the Willis Tower stepped out on the Ledge, but Willis Tower officials said the glass itself did not crack, only the protective coating.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.
Foggy conditions temporarily shut down Chicago’s Midway Airport on Thursday.
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.