Demolition Crews Find Beauty (The Cat) Amid Devastation In FairdaleFor nearly a week now, WBBM Newsradio traffic reporter Kris Habermehl has been in the tornado zone near Rockford, serving as a volunteer firefighter.
Fire Engulfs House In Logan Square, Spreads To AnotherThere was a large amount of smoke and fire pouring from the attic space and roof of the first building, and part of the roof collapsed during the blaze.
Fire Destroys Large House In Homer GlenFlames were visible from as far as 10 miles away as the fire raged at a large mansion-style home in the 15200 block of 163rd Street in Homer Glen.
American Airlines Pilots To Picket At O'Hare Over Contract DisputeAmerican Airlines pilots will be holding an informational picket at O’Hare International Airport Thursday afternoon, in the midst of an ongoing labor dispute.
Report: United Airlines Ranks Dead Last For On-Time PerformanceUnited Airlines ranks dead last in a U.S. Department of Transportation analysis of on-time performance for the month of July, according to a published report.
Bobcat Bucket Falls Onto Tri-State, Damages CarsA bucket fell from the front end of a Bobcat construction vehicle onto the northbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway early Tuesday, and ended up damaging several motorists’ cars.
City Implements First Ever Pedestrian Safety PlanBetter traffic signals and speed bumps could be coming to your neighborhood, with the city’s first ever pedestrian safety plan now in effect.
SWAT Team Storms Schaumburg Apartment After 5-Hour StandoffPolice in Schaumburg charged six people Thursday in connection with a five-hour standoff in which party-goers barricaded themselves inside an apartment and held one occupant against her will before SWAT officers forced their way in.
Family Furious After Little Girl Gets Lost At O'HareA family from San Francisco is furious, after their young daughter was stranded for hours at O’Hare International Airport as she flew alone to a camp in Michigan.
New Restrictions For All Flights After Near-Mishap In WashingtonThe Federal Aviation Administration has issued new restrictions on takeoffs and landings across the country, after three planes came dangerously close together in Washington, D.C.
Fire Destroys Or Damages 6 Garages In AndersonvilleA fire spread to six garages in the Andersonville neighborhood in a period of 15 minutes overnight.
All But 4 Illinois Counties Now Disaster Areas Due To DroughtHalf of the counties in the entire country – and all but four in Illinois – have been declared disaster areas because of the ongoing drought.
Gas Prices Expected To Jump As Much As 35 CentsChicago drivers should expect to see some sticker shock at the gas pump very soon, as prices are expected to jump by as much as 35 cents.
Cab Drivers Petition City Council Committee For Fare HikeChicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.
New Garbage Days For Many Northwest Side ResidentsThousands of Chicago residents now have new garbage days, with the grid collection system expanding.