Labor Day Weekend

8 Killed, 46 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend ShootingsThe final shooting of the weekend turned fatal in the Old Irving Park neighborhood early Tuesday on the Northwest Side. A 31-year-old man got into a fight shortly after 3 a.m. in the 3300 block of North Keeler with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.
Two Drown In Separate Incidents In Chicago Area For many, Labor Day means a day on the water but this year might be a little more dangerous than year's past. Already this holiday weekend, two people drowned in the area.
Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 1st-7thCheck out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 1st-7th.
AAA: More Americans To Travel For Labor DayIt might be a bit more crowded on the roads and at the airport during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, when compared to last year.
Travel On A Budget This Labor Day WeekendHere are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.
Labor Day Weekend Gas Prices Spike From Start Of Week, But Down From Last YearAbout 2 million people are expected to hit the road for the Labor Day weekend, and in the Chicago area, they’ll be getting a big break on gas prices compared to last year, even though prices made their predictable holiday spike this week.
More Cops Than Ever Looking For Drunk, Distracted DriversPolice from the state, the city and the suburbs say that starting Thursday more officers than ever before will be involved in a stepped-up effort to deal with drunk and distracted drivers heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Labor Day Travel Could Return To Pre-Recession LevelsExperts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
Vendor For I-65 Rest Stops Upset At Labor Day Weekend ClosureA 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.
Cops To Be Out In Force To Catch Drunk Drivers On Labor Day WeekendIllinois safety officials have a new Labor Day mantra, as they try to stem the state's rising highway death toll.
Labor Day Travelers Face Near-Record Gas PricesNear-record high gas prices will greet Labor Day weekend travelers as they hit the road.
Police Warn Drivers To Stay Safe And Sober For Holiday WeekendMany Chicagoans will be hitting the road for the last holiday weekend of the summer Friday, and police will be out in force to make sure the roads stay safe.