Snow Command

Metra commuter train makes it way along the tracks. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra All Ready For Another Blizzard, If Necessary

So far, the Chicago area has had only a dusting of snow. But Metra says it is ready to battle another blizzard — if one occurs.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2011

Chicago Snow Plow

Report: Streets And San Official Suspended, But Keeps Job

A deputy commissioner at the Department of Streets and Sanitation has been suspended for having his underlings run errands for him, but gets to keep his job, according to a report today.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011

A city plow clears a residential street. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Plows Out, Another 1-2 Inches Of Snow Expected

As a light snow began to blanket the city Monday afternoon, the Dept. of Streets & Sanitation deployed 174 snow-fighting trucks to Chicago’s streets. CHECK CONDITIONS

02/07/2011