Crews work at the scene of an embankment collapse along the CTA's Yellow Line. (Bob Roberts/CBS)

Timetable Unclear For Resumption Of Yellow Line Service

The train service between Rogers Park and Skokie was shut down earlier this week following an embankment collapse. Initially, officials thought it would take only a few days to repair.


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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.


Tire repair (CBS)

2 Investigators: City Paying Pothole Claims Only About Half The Time

CBS 2 obtained a list of about 2,100 claims made by pothole victims from 2011 through 2013, which totaled about $1.2 million. Only about $217,000 was ever paid out, and half these filed claims are unresolved. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Some South Shore residents say a shoddy city repair job on their alley has made things worse, with flooding. (CBS)

Residents: City Alley Repair Creates Flooding

Residents of the South Shore say they’ve been complaining about the problem for weeks, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


George Czubek has been repairing typewriters for decades -- and still is. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Typewriter Repairman

George Czubek, one of the last of the typewriter repairmen, is still in business, CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.