Woman, 76, Rescued After Falling Down Manhole In Palatine

A northwest suburban senior citizen taking a walk this week found herself in a life-threatening predicament – she fell down an open manhole.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Residents on the 10000 block of South Aberdeen Street say they've complained for three weeks about this manhole cover that no longer sits properly over its manhole, but crews that have responded have not fixed the problem (Supplied to CBS Chicago)

South Side Residents Upset Broken Manhole Cover Not Getting Fixed

Residents of a South Side neighborhood say it’s high-time somebody did something about a problem with a manhole cover.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

CTA Worker Hurt In Red Line Subway Tunnel

A CTA worker was injured Monday morning when he fell into a manhole underneath the Red Line subway downtown.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Clark And Washington

Smoking Electrical Vault Shuts Down Washington Street In Loop

A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Man Says He Fell Into Manhole After Exiting Pace Bus

A man filed suit Friday claiming that he exited a Pace bus and fell into an open manhole last year in south suburban Riverdale.