The outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.
Cheers went up at a far south suburban brewery Thursday morning, when the lights finally came back on, more than three days after severe storms knocked out the power.
After commuters had to deal with nearly four hours of major delays on the Blue Line, due to a power outage on tracks near a downtown subway station, CTA officials said service was returning to normal Wednesday afternoon.
At least two buildings lost power Sunday afternoon when a ComEd vault caught fire in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
The fire started in the basement at a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, and was mostly contained there, cutting power to areas near the blaze. Elevators in the building are out of service.
Seven patients were transferred from a northwest suburban hospital Friday morning after a wing of the hospital lost power for two hours.
Aurora on Monday was being inundated with 911 calls after a power outage hit the east side of town.
Students at a Grand Boulevard neighborhood elementary school were being bused to another school, or allowed to go home, after a transformer failure caused a power outage.
Officials at O’Hare International Airport are saying a bit more about what caused lights to fail on two runways Thursday night, but have yet to determine an exact cause.
A teenager is telling the story of her harrowing rescue from one of Chicago’s most recognizable high rises.
The outage affected trains between South Bend and East Chicago and caused “extensive damage” at the South Shore substation.
Train service has been suspended for South Shore trains between South Bend and East Chicago due to a power outage Sunday in Portage County, Indiana.
The Shedd Aquarium was evacuated Thursday afternoon when the electricity went out to much of the building.
Severe thunderstorms moved through Chicago Sunday afternoon with high wind and hail, and 155,000 customers were still without power by late evening.
A power outage on Midway’s airfield grounded dozens of flights and hundreds of passengers. The outage lasted for four hours, and CBS 2 learned the delays will be spilling into the weekend.
Power has been restored to the runway lights at Midway International Airport, after a night that left passengers stranded and miserable for hours.
The buzz of air conditioners is back for nearly 3,000 Lincoln Park neighborhood residents who lost power overnight.
CHICAGO (STMW) – About 900 ComEd customers in the North Side Uptown neighborhood are without electricity Wednesday night because of a downed wire. The areas affected by the electrical outage include the 4500 block of […]
A former worker said bodies were not properly stored in coolers, but instead were placed in the garage in winter and cooled with frozen water packs in summer.
Teams were working to restore power to a section of southwest suburban Lemont following a power outage caused by a car that crashed into a utility pole.