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Thousands of travelers were still stranded at O’Hare and Midway international airports on Wednesday, after hundreds of flights were halted Tuesday when the local air-traffic center was evacuated due to smoke.
Limited flights in and out of O’Hare and Midway international airports are resuming after the local radar facility was evacuated because of smoke inside the building stopped flights.
One person is dead and two others seriously injured, after three crashes on I-65 in Jasper County, Ind. early Saturday.
A fire broke out Tuesday on the city’s Far South Side, causing a home to collapse and sending a billow of thick smoke into the air.
A smoky fire started above the train tracks at Union Station Saturday afternoon.
Red Line trains are experiencing residual delays after service was temporarily stopped due to a report of smoke near the Clark and Division stop, according to the CTA.
Power was shut off to part of the CTA Blue Line Sunday morning as fire personnel investigate reports of smoke in a subway in the River West neighborhood.
A United Airlines plane bound for Chicago made an emergency landing in Vermont early Wednesday, after reports of smoke in the cargo hold.
Smoke from the wildfires in northern Minnesota continues to linger in the air over the Chicago area, and could be dangerous for many people.
Smoke from a forest fire in northern Minnesota is covering parts of the northern suburbs in a hazy cloud.
A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.
Two people were rescued from the third floor balcony of a West Chicago apartment building Sunday night, after they became trapped during a fire.
Ambulances were dispatched when smoke was discovered at the Montgomery Place retirement home in Hyde Park this afternoon.
CTA Red Line trains had to be rerouted to the Loop ‘L’ tracks this morning, after a report of smoke in the State Street subway.
An American Airlines flight headed to Chicago was forced to return to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after the pilot reported light smoke in the cabin.
Passengers were briefly evacuated from a Red Line subway train Wednesday evening due to smoke on the tracks.
CTA Blue Line trains just west of downtown were momentarily delayed Tuesday morning as fire crews checked out reports of smoke in the subway.
The CTA Blue Line cleared out on the Northwest Side early Friday, after a report of smoke in a subway tunnel.
Emergency crews are responding to a report of smoke in a Loop subway Monday afternoon.