Trains On The Move After Signal And Power Failure On Several Metra LinesBoth inbound and outbound trains were stopped on the Milwaukee District / North Line; the Milwaukee District / West Line; the Rock Island District Line; and the Metra Electric District, the transit agency reported at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday. Signals and power were completely restored by 2:23 a.m.
Bilandic Building Closed After Flooding ProblemConstruction work on Randolph Street ruptured a water main, and water gushed into an electrical vault, disrupting elevator service and air conditioning at the Michael A. Bilandic Building at 160 N. LaSalle St., according to the state's Department of Central Management Services.
About 1,600 Affected By Downtown Power OutageThe 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.
Brewery Gets Power Back, Beer Supply SavedCheers 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.
Normal Blue Line Service Resuming After Major DelaysAfter 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.
ComEd Vault Catches Fire In Gold Coast, At Least Two Buildings Lose Power At least two buildings lost power Sunday afternoon when a ComEd vault caught fire in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
Extra-Alarm Fire Cuts Some Power To Lakeview High-RiseThe 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.
NW Suburban Hospital Loses Power For Two HoursSeven patients were transferred from a northwest suburban hospital Friday morning after a wing of the hospital lost power for two hours.
Power Outage Affects 22,000 In Brutal Cold In Aurora Aurora on Monday was being inundated with 911 calls after a power outage hit the east side of town.
Students Moved After Power Outage At Mollison SchoolStudents 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.
Cause Of O'Hare Runway Light Outage Still UndeterminedOfficials 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.
Teen Rescued From Elevator At Marina CityA teenager is telling the story of her harrowing rescue from one of Chicago's most recognizable high rises.