Heavy Rains Have Illinois Farmers Dealing With Soaked CropsCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports farmers in Peotone are dealing with soggy crops.
Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions TuesdayThe rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.
Fog Causes Multi-Vehicle Crashes On I-57 The line of cars parked on northbound I-57 waited patiently as emergency crews worked to clean up and piece together two crashes that led to pileups. CBS 2's Courtney Gousman reports.
State Submits Layout Plan For Peotone AirportIn what is being deemed "the biggest step yet toward making the South Suburban Airport a reality," the State of Illinois has submitted a Layout Plan to the FAA for the proposed Peotone airport.
Will County Officials, IDOT To Discuss Plans For Third AirportWill County officials say they plan to meet later this month with the Illinois transportation director to discuss the proposed Peotone airport project.
Transportation Officials To Showcase Ideas For Illiana Expressway
IDOT: Despite Report, Peotone Airport Isn't A Done Deal YetThe Illinois Department of Transportation says a report quoting a department official as implying a third airport in Peotone was a done deal is premature.
Top IDOT Official Says Third Airport Will Be BuiltSusan Shea has a message for all the opponents and pessimists who don’t think the South Suburban Airport ever will be built near Peotone: “To the naysayers, this is it. The FAA would not tell us this is the preferred place. This is where it’s going to be.”
United CEO Says There's No Need For More O'Hare ExpansionMayor Rahm Emanuel is shrugging off comments from United Airlines’ CEO that there’s no demand for the expansion of O’Hare International Airport right now.
Emanuel Speaks Against Airport Plan At Appearance With Rep. Jackson's WifeThe issue of a proposed third Chicago area airport near Peotone made for a few amusingly uncomfortable moments between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th), whose Congressman husband is a big backer of the project.
Rep. Jackson Plans Groundbreaking Ceremony For Peotone AirportU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is making good on his election night promise to push for the start of construction on a third Chicago area airport in Peotone.
Owner Says Someone Tried To Kill His HorseAn owner believes someone tried to kill his racehorse last week to keep it from running for a $100,000 purse next month.
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