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.
Today is the day the CTA shuts down the Red Line south of Roosevelt Road for five months of reconstruction.
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.
Navy Pier’s indoor shops, restaurants and attractions will remain open Tuesday.
A serious crash early Thursday prompted police to shut down busy Gary Avenue in northwest suburban Roselle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.
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.
A crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway shut down the outbound express lanes near 69th Street Monday afternoon.
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.