Man Dies After Vehicle Speeds Past ‘Road Closed’ Sign In WinnetkaA man died in a north suburban crash early Thursday after driving his vehicle into a large sewer section.
2 Investigators: Condo Owners Say City Responsible For Water LeakIt’s complicated. But if you’re a property owner you need to know something about the Chicago rules on “private drains” or you could get drained of thousands of dollars. Who pays to repair them?
Man Who Fell Into Orland Park Sewer: "I'm About 12 Feet Below The Ground"Calls for help from at least 12 feet below ground; authorities have released the audio from a call to 911 made by a man who fell through a manhole into a sewer in the south suburbs on Saturday evening.
Man Rescued After Falling 20 Feet Down Sewer, Calling 911 "Amazing" is what the chief of the Orland Fire Protection District calls the rescue of a man who fell into a sewer Saturday evening.
Heavy Rain Leads To Storm Tunnel Explosion In Calumet CityThe heavy rain from Sunday’s storms overwhelmed a stormwater system in south suburban Calumet City, causing an explosion in a sewer that's part of the Deep Tunnel system, and leaving a massive crater.
One Dead, Thousands Without Power Due To StormsStrong storms knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses Wednesday night, blew over several freight train cars, flooded many Chicago area streets, and cost a maintenance worker his life.
Sewer Worker's Wife Learns About His Drowning On FacebookA sewer worker’s greatest fear became reality Wednesday night, when he drowned after he was swept away by rushing storm waters, and his widow had to find out about her husband’s tragic death on Facebook.
Two Men Overcome By Fumes, Rescued From SewerWhat started as a routine sewer-rodding job became life-threatening Thursday morning in Long Grove.
Man Rescues Ducklings From Sewer In Tinley ParkAn Orland Hills man is a hero to the lunchtime crowd at a Tinley Park deli, after he reunited a mother duck with her eight wayward ducklings.
Thieves Steal 4 Manhole Covers In NapervilleNaperville police are looking for the thieves who are have stolen four manhole covers right out of the street.
Ducklings Fall Into Sewer While Trying To Cross Lake Shore DriveThe commute home last night on Lake Shore Drive was a little rough for some ducks.
Man Arrested For False 911 Call A Far South Side man was arrested after calling 911 and telling a dispatcher that a Chicago Police officer “was down’’ apparently in order to get faster police service to the scene where his dog was barking at a sewer, police said.