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Maryville Academy Seeks To Close Hospital

The move to shutter its hospital comes less than two weeks after its nurses staged a five-day strike to protest working conditions at the facility.


Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

2 Catholic Schools Say They’ve Hit Fundraising Goals To Stay Open

Two of the six schools slated to be closed in June by the Chicago Archdiocese have been given a new lease on life.


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Chicago Archdiocese To Close At Least Six Schools

hurch officials blame funding and say they have given more than $100 million to its schools on top of what the parishes earned.


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Murray Developmental Center’s Closure Postponed

The shuttering of a southern Illinois center for the developmentally disabled has been postponed due to a pending court case.


Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway Tower

Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013

Red Line Train

Argyle Red Line Station Closing For 6 Weeks On Friday

The North Side’s Argyle Red Line stop will close for up to six weeks starting Friday as crews work on long overdue repairs to the century-old station.


Much of the steel track, wooden rail ties, and ballast -- stones used to hold the rails and ties firmly in place -- are badly deteriorated along the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA Red Line, after 43 years of use. (Credit: CBS)

Commuters Give CTA Earful About South Red Line Closure

About 50 people filed into the South Shore Cultural Center Monday to sound off on the Chicago Transit Authority’s plan to shut down the south branch of the Red Line for five months next spring.


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Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed From Grand Avenue To McCormick Place Sunday

An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Signs Deal To Keep Mental Health Facilities Open

Gov. Pat Quinn signed a budget deal into effect Monday aimed at avoiding the closure of seven mental health centers.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Pizza Hut

9 Local Pizza Huts Rescued From Closure

Employees celebrated at a South Size Pizza Hut Tuesday, after it was announced that a number of restaurants in danger of closing will remain open after all.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2011

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State Official: There’s Still Hope For Facilities Quinn Plans To Close

There is hope for the seven state facilities that Gov. Pat Quinn wants to close.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Wacker Drive

Madison Street Closes For Phase 2 Of Wacker Drive Project

Madison Street is now closed between Canal and Franklin streets downtown, as Phase 2 of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Police chased off swimmers at North Avenue Beach on Monday after four people were treated for heat exhaustion. (CBS)

9-1-1 Calls Reveal Crowd Concerns At North Ave. Beach

Questions persist about why North Avenue Beach was really closed on Memorial Day. Emergency calls made that day seems to suggest concerns about the crowds, not the heat.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

North Avenue Beach

Doubts Mount About Why City Closed North Avenue Beach

A lot of residents and beachgoers still are not buying the city’s version of events about why the city closed the North Avenue Beach on Memorial Day.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Police chased off swimmers at North Avenue Beach on Monday after four people were treated for heat exhaustion. (CBS)

Supt. McCarthy: Gang Activity Didn’t Close Beach

Reporters wanted to know today whether it was really flash mob gang activity – not cases of heat exhaustion – that closed North Avenue Beach earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

U.S. Postal Service To Close South Shore Location

Finance Station N at 2148 E. 71st St. will close on May 13, according to a release from the USPS.


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Evanston To Close South Branch Library

The South Branch of the Evanston Public Library, one of the north suburb’s three library locations, will be closing.


Wacker Drive Reconstruction

Parts Of Wacker Drive Close For One Year

The second phase of Wacker Drive reconstruction begins today, and several streets are already closed.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2011

Wacker Drive

Part Of Wacker Drive Soon To Close

As the new year arrives, so will a new portion of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010