Little Village Pallet Factory, 6 Trucks Destroyed In Extra-Alarm FireLow water pressure hampered firefighters as they spent several hours overnight extinguishing an extra-alarm blaze at a pallet factory in the Little Village neighborhood.
Heavy Rain Leads To Storm Tunnel Explosion In Calumet CityThe heavy rain from Sunday’s storms overwhelmed a stormwater system in south suburban Calumet City, causing an explosion in a sewer that's part of the Deep Tunnel system, and leaving a massive crater.
City Officials: 'Don’t Open A Fire Hydrant To Stay Cool'One big problem the city is not happy about amid this week’s heat wave: the number of open fire hydrants. Since Monday, the city has shut off more than 1,700 open hydrants, with roughly 200 still gushing as of 5 p.m. on Thursday.
‘Water Pressure' Scam Leads To Jewelry TheftRiver Forest police are warning residents about a scam that cost an older couple their wedding rings and other jewelry items this week.
Water Main Breaks At O'Hare TerminalA water main break has caused some minor problems in the International Terminal at O’Hare Airport.