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Flames engulf the attic and roof of a 2 1/2-story house in Logan Square. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Engulfs House In Logan Square, Spreads To Another

There was a large amount of smoke and fire pouring from the attic space and roof of the first building, and part of the roof collapsed during the blaze.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

A house in the 15200 block of 163rd Street in Homer Glen was destroyed in an early morning fire on March 29, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Large House In Homer Glen

Flames were visible from as far as 10 miles away as the fire raged at a large mansion-style home in the 15200 block of 163rd Street in Homer Glen.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Pilots Picket

American Airlines Pilots To Picket At O’Hare Over Contract Dispute

American Airlines pilots will be holding an informational picket at O’Hare International Airport Thursday afternoon, in the midst of an ongoing labor dispute.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

United Airlines

Report: United Airlines Ranks Dead Last For On-Time Performance

United Airlines ranks dead last in a U.S. Department of Transportation analysis of on-time performance for the month of July, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Tri-State Bobcat Bucket

Bobcat Bucket Falls Onto Tri-State, Damages Cars

A bucket fell from the front end of a Bobcat construction vehicle onto the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway early Tuesday, and ended up damaging several motorists’ cars.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Pedestrians

City Implements First Ever Pedestrian Safety Plan

Better traffic signals and speed bumps could be coming to your neighborhood, with the city’s first ever pedestrian safety plan now in effect.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

John Christopher Martel, 22, was charged with one misdemeanor count of Disorderly Conduct and one misdemeanor count of Unlawfully Permitting a Minor to Become Intoxicated. (Schaumburg Police Department)

SWAT Team Storms Schaumburg Apartment After 5-Hour Standoff

Police in Schaumburg charged six people Thursday in connection with a five-hour standoff in which party-goers barricaded themselves inside an apartment and held one occupant against her will before SWAT officers forced their way in.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Family Furious After Little Girl Gets Lost At O’Hare

A family from San Francisco is furious, after their young daughter was stranded for hours at O’Hare International Airport as she flew alone to a camp in Michigan.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Flight Takes Off

New Restrictions For All Flights After Near-Mishap In Washington

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued new restrictions on takeoffs and landings across the country, after three planes came dangerously close together in Washington, D.C.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Farragut Avenue Garage Fires

Fire Destroys Or Damages 6 Garages In Andersonville

A fire spread to six garages in the Andersonville neighborhood in a period of 15 minutes overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Drought

All But 4 Illinois Counties Now Disaster Areas Due To Drought

Half of the counties in the entire country – and all but four in Illinois – have been declared disaster areas because of the ongoing drought.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Expected To Jump As Much As 35 Cents

Chicago drivers should expect to see some sticker shock at the gas pump very soon, as prices are expected to jump by as much as 35 cents.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Taxi

Cab Drivers Petition City Council Committee For Fare Hike

Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

New Garbage Days For Many Northwest Side Residents

Thousands of Chicago residents now have new garbage days, with the grid collection system expanding.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Lincoln Avenue Water Main Break

Water Main Break Shuts Down Lincoln Avenue Near Armitage

Traffic was disrupted early Monday when a water main broke and flooded busy Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park-Old Town neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without Cars

A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Wrong-Way Fatal Crash

Report: Deadly Crashes Up 9 Percent In Illinois This Year

The number of deadly crashes on Illinois roads is up 9 percent from this time last year, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Bernice King, 33 (left), and her daughter Angel Harris, 14 (right), were killed in a fire in an apartment in Gary, Ind. Police said the fire was set intentionally, and they have leads on the suspect. (Credit: CBS)

Woman, Teen Daughter Killed In Gary Apartment Fire; Blaze Deliberately Set

A woman and a teenage girl were killed and five more – a firefighter among them – were injured early Wednesday in an apartment fire in Gary, Ind.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

21st Place Fire

Cause Probed For Fire That Ripped Through 3 Lawndale Buildings

The cause remains under investigation for a fire that ripped through three apartment buildings in the Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra To Refurbish Cars With Electrical Outlets, Flush Toilets

Metra wants to make your commute more comfortable, whether you’re on your computer or in the can.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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