Basketball Fans Should Be Safe From Flying Manhole Covers In IndianapolisAn Indianapolis power company says it is installing more locking manhole covers ahead of next week's men's Final Four, following recent underground explosions.
Business Leaders Call For Upgrading Locks, Dams On Illinois WaterwaysA boatload of business, farm and political leaders say Illinois locks and dams need boatloads of money for maintenance and upgrading, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Swimming Banned At Beaches After Stormwater, Sewage Dumped In LakeThe heavy rainfall from Monday night's storms prompted officials to open the Chicago and Wilmette locks to prevent raw sewage from overflowing out of the sewer system, and instead dump a mix of storm runoff and sewage into Lake Michigan.
Continuing Drought Could Lead To Reversal Of Chicago River FlowIn a new report, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said, if Chicago doesn’t get some significant rain or snow soon, there could be serious water flow issues in the Chicago River.
Report: Facebook Squabble Led To Violent Attack On High School GirlA Facebook and Twitter rivalry between high school girls has resulted in suspensions and a referral for expulsion, after a girl was attacked in the school hallway.
Supreme Court Won't Order Canal Closed To Halt Asian CarpThe U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to order the closure of locks on the Sanitary and Ship Canal to keep the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Mount Prospect Officials: There Is No 'Secret Valve' To Drain FloodsSome flood-prone residents of Mount Prospect are demanding the village do something about the problem.