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Memorial Day Weekend

Holiday Traveling

AAA: Expect A Busy Summer Travel Season

More people will be traveling this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year, and throughout the summer as well.

05/23/2014

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Boaters Urged To Check Vessels For Electrical Problems

Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard and others were warning boaters along Lake Michigan and elsewhere about a hidden danger in the water.

05/21/2014

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Report A Drunk Driver, Get $100

The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists will pay out $100 to people who report drunk drivers throughout the state of Illinois over this holiday weekend.

05/21/2014

Gas Pumping

Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices Up From Last Year

In the Chicago area, the AAA says gasoline prices average $4.20 a gallon.

05/24/2013

Travelers stand in security lines at Midway International Airport on Thursday, at the start of the Memorial Day weekend travel frenzy. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Busy Holiday Weekend To Kick Off Summer Travel Season

The busy summer travel season got underway on Thursday, as many travelers got an early start to the Memorial Day weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

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Police Enforcing Seat Belt Laws Memorial Day Weekend

Some 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest are joining police departments throughout the national in an effort that also features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement.

05/26/2012

American Eagle

American Eagle Passengers Due Compensation For Tarmac Delays

If you were among more than 600 American Eagle passengers trapped for hours on the tarmac at O’Hare International Airport last Memorial Day weekend, you’re due compensation.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Lighting Bolt/Strike Generic (Photo credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekend Storms, Hail Usher In A Hot And Humid Monday

More thunderstorms could produce very heavy rainfall and even quarter-sized hail early Sunday morning, leading into another rainy, cloudy day.

05/28/2011

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City Issues Weather Warning For Memorial Day Weekend

The City of Chicago is warning residents of warmer temperatures expected to move into the area for Memorial Day weekend — including 90 degree temperatures Monday.

05/28/2011