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A car with at least one body inside was found in the rubble of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs, a day after the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad Executives

The public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Cermak And Harlem Water Main Break

Water Main Break Leaves Cermak And Harlem Awash In Mud

The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Route 53 Crash

Driver Killed In Fiery Crash On Route 53

A fiery crash left a driver dead, and shut down multiple lanes of Route 53 in the Schaumburg corridor early Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

I-55 Crash

Crash Involving Car, Semi Snags I-55

Interstate 55 was snagged as the morning rush began Monday, after a predawn crash left a semi-trailer truck on its side and a car demolished.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Firefighters douse what appears to be a transformer fire Friday afternoon, one of several such incidents across the city. (CBS)

Hot Day Marked By Electric Utility Fires, Power Disruptions

ComEd and Chicago firefighters were kept busy on a sweltering Friday as utility power equipment sparked or caught fire across the city.

07/06/2012

Drought

Drought Leaving Lawns Dry, Farmers Devastated

Storms packing enough power to leave anyone drenched to the bone passed through Chicago on Thursday, but the area is still severely short on rain.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Harlem Avenue Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Truck Into Building

Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Tri-State Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Catches Fire On Tri-State

A driver was injured, and the Tri-State Tollway was snagged, when a car slammed into the back of a truck, careened into a wall, and caught fire.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Lake Rescue

No One Injured When Boat Slams Into Breakwall In Lake Michigan

No one was hurt when a boat crashed into a breakwall on Lake Michigan Sunday night, but the skipper received a ticket from police.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Car Fire

Car Fire Snags Southbound Tri-State As Morning Rush Begins

A car fire snagged the Tri-State Tollway near O’Hare International Airport just as the morning rush began Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Wacker Drive

Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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)

Public Meeting Planned On Dan Ryan Red Line Rehab

The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday night will hold the first in a series of public meetings about a bold plan to rebuild part of the CTA Red Line in a matter of months.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Eisenhower Expressway

Report: IDOT Weighing Reconfiguring Left-Lane Exit, Entrance Ramps On Eisenhower

If you drive the Eisenhower Expressway, you know how confusing the left-lane exits and entrances at either end of Oak Park can be.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Western Avenue Fire

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Southwest Side Auto Repair Shop

An extra-alarm fire overnight destroyed an auto repair shop in the Southwest Side’s Archer Heights neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Granville Red Line Stop

Granville Red Line Stop To Close For Major Overhaul

Get ready for what could be weeks of delays on the CTA Red Line, as closures for station upgrades start this weekend with the Granville stop.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

Brookfield Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Home Across From Riverside Brookfield High School

A fire broke out early Tuesday in a house in Brookfield, directly across the street from Riverside Brookfield High School.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

I-80 Truck Fire

Truck Fire Snags I-80 In New Lenox

A semi-trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 overnight, causing a major traffic snare for the morning rush.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

Metra Shutdown

Suspicious Suitcase Halts Metra Electric, South Shore Trains For Over Hour

The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Occupy Chicago demonstrators march downtown to draw attention to the foreclosure crisis. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM Newsradio)

Protesters March In Loop, Demand Freeze On Foreclosures

With just four days to go before the NATO Summit, protesters have already been making their presence known for three days.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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