Water Main Break Shuts Down Lincoln Avenue Near ArmitageTraffic was disrupted early Monday when a water main broke and flooded busy Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park-Old Town neighborhood.
Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without CarsA new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.
Report: Deadly Crashes Up 9 Percent In Illinois This YearThe number of deadly crashes on Illinois roads is up 9 percent from this time last year, according to a published report.
Woman, Teen Daughter Killed In Gary Apartment Fire; Blaze Deliberately SetA woman and a teenage girl were killed and five more – a firefighter among them – were injured early Wednesday in an apartment fire in Gary, Ind.
Cause Probed For Fire That Ripped Through 3 Lawndale BuildingsThe cause remains under investigation for a fire that ripped through three apartment buildings in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Metra To Refurbish Cars With Electrical Outlets, Flush ToiletsMetra wants to make your commute more comfortable, whether you’re on your computer or in the can.
Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad ExecutivesThe public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.
Water Main Break Leaves Cermak And Harlem Awash In MudThe busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.
Driver Killed In Fiery Crash On Route 53A fiery crash left a driver dead, and shut down multiple lanes of Route 53 in the Schaumburg corridor early Thursday.
Crash Involving Car, Semi Snags I-55Interstate 55 was snagged as the morning rush began Monday, after a predawn crash left a semi-trailer truck on its side and a car demolished.
Hot Day Marked By Electric Utility Fires, Power DisruptionsComEd and Chicago firefighters were kept busy on a sweltering Friday as utility power equipment sparked or caught fire across the city.
Drought Leaving Lawns Dry, Farmers DevastatedStorms packing enough power to leave anyone drenched to the bone passed through Chicago on Thursday, but the area is still severely short on rain.
Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In BerwynA car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.
Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line TracksA semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.
Car Slams Into Semi, Catches Fire On Tri-StateA driver was injured, and the Tri-State Tollway was snagged, when a car slammed into the back of a truck, careened into a wall, and caught fire.