Long lines were observed at the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on Friday evening as the carrier experienced computer problems. (Kasey Madden)

Computer Problems Strand United Passengers At O’Hare

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.


Quinn Construction

Agreement Saves Illinois Construction Projects From Shutdown

The bulldozers and jackhammers will keep moving on Illinois roadways, thanks to an eleventh-hour agreement that averted a shutdown.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

(John Moore/ Getty Images)

Gov. Quinn Gives Until Friday To Avoid Shutdown Of State Construction Projects

Gov. Pat Quinn called legislative leaders to his Thompson Center office, and gave them till Friday to agree on a plan that he said would avoid a shutdown of state construction projects.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: Heat-Related Illness Forced North Avenue Beach Shutdown

Was it fear of a violent flash mob, heat sickness, or just too many people? The search for answers continues this morning about why North Avenue Beach was shut down on Memorial Day.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Cook County Health Clinics Closed Friday

Cook County health clinics will be closed Friday for a county “shutdown day” — the second of five this year aimed at cutting costs.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Eisenhower Crash

Crash Briefly Shuts Down Outbound Eisenhower Expressway

A four-vehicle crash shut down all the driving lanes on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood early this morning.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (Handout/Getty Images)

Downstate Mitsubishi Workers Won’t Go Idle This Year

Workers at the Mitsubishi plant in downstate Normal have just learned some good news.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Chicago Park District

Park District To Shut Down Monday In Budget Move

In an effort to balance its budget, the Chicago Park District will close its offices and field houses for four days this year – including Pulaski Day this Monday – in an effort to balance its budget.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Mitch Daniels, file photo. (Credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Indiana Democrats Shut Down Statehouse Business

Indiana Democrats did not show up for work on Tuesday, shutting down the statehouse on Tuesday and preventing a vote on a controversial union work bill.



Rollover Crash Shuts Down I-57

All southbound lanes of Interstate 57 on the city’s Far South Side are closed early Tuesday following a single-vehicle rollover crash.


Photo Of A Highway In Winter Whiteout Snow Conditions. (Michael Williams/Getty Images)

2 Interstates Closed In Northwest Indiana

The westbound Indiana Toll Road is closed in Porter County, after a semi-trailer truck rolled over in the violent lake effect snowstorm.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011