Shut Down

Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg has issued an executive order to shut down the local gun range, which sits on park district property, due to years of complaints about stray bullets landing in yards where children play. (Credit: CBS)

Harvey Mayor, Park District Spar Over Move To Close Gun Range

Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg has vowed to shut down a controversial gun range, claiming there have been complaints about stray bullets landing in yards where children play, but the park district — which owns the land — called the move a political stunt.


A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Red Line Reconstruction Project Gets Underway On South Side

Today is the day the CTA shuts down the Red Line south of Roosevelt Road for five months of reconstruction.


A police bomb squad robot inspects a suspicious package in a plaza on Michigan Avenue on April 30, 2013. (Credit: Rachel Azark)

Michigan Avenue Reopened After Suspicious Package Deemed Safe

For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.


The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

High Winds Will Shut Down Ferris Wheel, Other Attractions At Navy Pier

Navy Pier’s indoor shops, restaurants and attractions will remain open Tuesday.


Roselle Crash

Crash Shuts Down Gary Avenue In Roselle

A serious crash early Thursday prompted police to shut down busy Gary Avenue in northwest suburban Roselle.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012


‘Groovestock’ 3-Day Music Festival Shut Down When Landowners Balk

Police pulled the plug on a music festival that was expected to draw 1,000 people this past weekend, after the owners of the land for the festival said they were only expecting 20 campers to show up.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Borman Expressway Crash

Semi-Truck Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Borman Expressway

Some lanes were still closed as late as the midday hours, following an overnight crash that left a truck driver with life-threatening injuries, and shut down the eastbound Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Police: Robbery Suspects Caused I-57 Crash That Injured 7

Two men suspected in a Far South Side robbery allegedly caused a three-car crash on Interstate 57 on Thursday, after they fled from police onto the interstate.


Metra Shutdown

Suspicious Suitcase Halts Metra Electric, South Shore Trains For Over Hour

The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Michigan Avenue Closed

Michigan Avenue Briefly Closed After Someone Hears Explosion

Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

Truck Rips Down Highway Sign

Truck Rips Down Overhead Sign On I-80/94

Eastbound I-80/94 in Northwest Indiana was shut down for some time early Wednesday, after a semi-trailer truck ripped down an overhead sign on the expressway.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Dan Ryan Expressway

Crash Shuts Down Express Lanes On Dan Ryan

A crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway shut down the outbound express lanes near 69th Street Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

The McDonald's at 36 W. 95th St. was closed for health reasons, the city announced. (CBS)

City Not Lovin’ Pest Problem At McDonald’s Location

The Chicago department that polices health infractions at restaurants says a Far South Side McDonald’s did not resolve a problem with flying insects, so the business has been shut down.