Electrical Fire Closes Courthouse In GaryThe fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
Lawmakers Urge Oakwood Hills To Reopen Village HallTwo state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Eisenhower Reopens After Flooding From StormsParts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.
5 Charged In Montrose Beach Melee That Left 4 Cops InjuredTwo men were charged with throwing bottles that struck police officers who were breaking up a large fight at Montrose Beach on Sunday, and three other men were charged in connection with the melee.
Willis Tower's Glass 'Ledge' Repaired After Cracks AppearThe cracks formed after a group of visitors to the Skydeck at the Willis Tower stepped out on the Ledge, but Willis Tower officials said the glass itself did not crack, only the protective coating.
Shuttered Banquet Hall Leaves Brides And Grooms In The LurchCBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.
Low Visibility Temporarily Shuts Down Midway AirportFoggy conditions temporarily shut down Chicago’s Midway Airport on Thursday.
Grand Avenue Bridge Closed For RepairsA weekend inspection of the Grand Avenue bridge over the Chicago River has prompted a two-week shutdown for repairs, the city announced Monday.
Michigan Avenue Reopened After Suspicious Package Deemed SafeFor the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.
Brookfield Zoo To Reopen After Floods Begin RecedingAfter being closed for two days due to flooding and street closures in the area, the Brookfield Zoo will reopen on Saturday, although it will close an hour earlier than normal.
Brookfield Zoo Closes Because Of FloodingThe animals are doing fine, zoo directors said, and the zoo will have staff on site to continue to look after them.
Greyhound Passenger: Bus Left Us Out In The ColdWhen a Greyhound bus dropped passengers off at a stop in Iowa, the station was closed, and an Illinois college student and other passengers were left outside in -17 degree weather for an hour. He was wearing only a sweatshirt and jacket.
Vendor For I-65 Rest Stops Upset At Labor Day Weekend ClosureA blind woman who has the vending machine contract at two Northwest Indiana rest stops is upset with the state transportation department because she says it's put her a few thousand dollars in the hole.
Rabid Bat Forces Partial Closure Of Arlington Heights Village HallArlington Heights has had to close its village hall, after a rabid bat was found inside.