Crash Shuts Down Multiple Lanes On Busy Route 83A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.
Fire Destroys House In West PullmanA fire broke out Tuesday on the city’s Far South Side, causing a home to collapse and sending a billow of thick smoke into the air.
Barn Fire Shuts Down Route 47 In Kane CountyA raging barn fire shut down busy Route 47 in Kane County Monday morning.
Leaky Luggage Prompts Hazmat Response At MidwayA substance leaking from a piece of luggage prompted a hazardous materials response at Midway International Airport Monday morning.
Sailor's Wife Meets Reporter, Pilot Who Helped Rescue HusbandA day after her husband and his friend were rescued from their floundering boat in Lake Michigan, a Chicago woman thanked the CBS 2 chopper pilot and reporter who spotted them and called for help.
Sailors Rescued From Lake Michigan -- For Second Time In A YearA dramatic rescue unfolded on Wednesday when two sailors were plucked from Lake Michigan after spending several minutes clinging for their lives on the side of their overturned sailboat. Officials said the men apparently had been drinking. At least one of the men was involved in a similar incident about a year ago.
ComEd Vault Explosion Shuts Down Grand Avenue On West SideBusy Grand Avenue was shut down for a time on the city’s West Side Tuesday morning, after an explosion in a ComEd vault blew off a manhole cover.
Gas Prices Remain Highest In ChicagoGas prices have been a really hot topic, from the race for the White House to the everyday lives of millions of Americans – and the prices in Chicago remain the highest.
Broken Utility Pole Shuts Down Busy Intersection On Lyons-Stickney BorderThe busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped.
New App Allows Commuters To Pay By Smartphone At CTA Park & Ride LotsPaying for parking at several CTA stations is about to get much easier – there’s now an app for that.
Dump Truck Flips Over, Spills Debris On Ramp From Stevenson To Tri-StateA dump truck full of construction debris flipped over on a ramp between the Stevenson Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway early Monday, causing major backups.
50 Percent More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs In Chicago This YearYou may have noticed a major change involving the kind of cabs that are out on the streets of Chicago lately.
Record-Breaking Chicago Gas Prices Remain Nation's HighestGas prices have climbed 11 cents over just the past two weeks, and Chicago remains the highest on the list.
Study: Drivers Impaired By Numerous DistractionsCell phones and texting make regular headlines for distracting drivers, but they are hardly the only distractions behind the wheel.
1 Dead, 3 Injured In Wauconda CrashOne person was reported dead early Wednesday in a crash on busy Route 12 in Wauconda.