The deal in Congress keeps them on the job until at least Jan. 15, when the new budget expires. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with Chicago workers.
What happens when the government shuts down and you’re put on furlough? Well, events might unfold like this…
Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.
Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.
Gov. Pat Quinn has officially abandoned his hope of shutting down some Illinois prison facilities by the end of the week, according to a Corrections Department letter obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) was shut down in both directions in McHenry County Friday morning, following a serious crash.
CTA officials have been working hard behind the scenes to have some answers to placate South Side Red Line riders when two public hearings take place next week on the reconstruction project, and its scheduled five month shutdown.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is defending the Chicago Transit Authority’s plans to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line for several months next year while the ‘L’ is rehabilitated. As […]
Demolition crews are clearing away what is left of Roy’s Furniture Company in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, which was reduced to rubble by an extra-alarm fire Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.
Exelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.
Eastbound Fullerton Avenue was blocked early Monday at the Kennedy Expressway, after a crash took down a traffic light pole.
A multi-vehicle pileup early Tuesday shut down the inbound Kennedy Expressway, causing a major headache for early-morning commuters.
The landmark accelerator that led to the discovery of an elementary atomic particle is being turned off for good Friday at Fermilab in the western suburbs.
Chicagoans pride themselves on being able to get places in any kind of weather. The Old Farmer’s Almanac does not agree.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he expects Congress to do what is necessary to keep the mail coming, through sleet and snow.
A woman was killed after being struck by a Blue Line train Friday afternoon on the Near West Side, temporarily shutting power in both directions.
Michigan Avenue downtown was busy and bustling as usual in the midday hours, but a suspicious package shut the road down in the wee hours when a suspicious package was discovered.
Computer problems were causing delays Friday night with United Airline’s operations, impacting flights nationwide. O’Hare Airport in Chicago became snared with stranded passengers.
The bulldozers and jackhammers will keep moving on Illinois roadways, thanks to an eleventh-hour agreement that averted a shutdown.