Power Lines

Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits PillarThe driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.
South Elgin Residents Oppose ComEd Power-Line Plan There’s a big power struggle in the western suburbs, with serious concerns about health and safety versus money. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
South Shore Train Service Restored East Of HammondService on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.
Family Upset ComEd Hasn't Removed Broken Limb Over Power LinesA west suburban family is running out of patience with ComEd. They say that, since July, the company has been putting off fixing a broken tree that threatens high voltage power lines.
1 Dead In Kane County Plane CrashOne person died Sunday morning after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in far west suburban Sugar Grove.
State Of Emergency In Lake County In Aftermath Of StormsA state of emergency is in effect in north suburban Lake County, due to damage and power problems from the storms on Monday.