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Water Pressure

Kids play in the spray of water from an open fire hydrant on the South Side on July 21, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

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.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

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‘Water Pressure’ Scam Leads To Jewelry Theft

River Forest police are warning residents about a scam that cost an older couple their wedding rings and other jewelry items this week.


O'Hare International Airport

Water Main Breaks At O’Hare Terminal

A water main break has caused some minor problems in the International Terminal at O’Hare Airport.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2010