Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.
Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.
Listen very carefully: if you see giant alien robots destroying our city this weekend, DO NOT PANIC.
The flooding has shut down roads and major expressways across the Chicago area.
The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.
Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.
Here is a detailed list of road closures and parking restrictions during the NATO Summit
For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.
Lollapalooza begins its three-day run in Grant Park Friday, but work has continued until the last minute to assemble the stages and everything else that goes with a music festival that attracts 90,000 music fans.