Emanuel Defends Plan To Close Dan Ryan Red Line For 5 Months
Remains Of Lincoln Park Furniture Store Come Down After Extra-Alarm FireDemolition crews are clearing away what is left of Roy’s Furniture Company in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, which was reduced to rubble by an extra-alarm fire Tuesday afternoon.
Equipment Problem Suspected As Cause Of Nuclear Plant ShutdownAuthorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.
Shutdown At Exelon Nuclear Plant Near RockfordExelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.
Crash Knocks Down Stoplight Pole, Shuts Down Eastbound Fullerton AvenueEastbound Fullerton Avenue was blocked early Monday at the Kennedy Expressway, after a crash took down a traffic light pole.
Multi-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Outbound KennedyA multi-vehicle pileup early Tuesday shut down the inbound Kennedy Expressway, causing a major headache for early-morning commuters.
Landmark Particle Accelerator Going Offline At FermilabThe landmark accelerator that led to the discovery of an elementary atomic particle is being turned off for good Friday at Fermilab in the western suburbs.
Chicago Ranked Second Mostly Likely To Be Shut Down By WeatherChicagoans pride themselves on being able to get places in any kind of weather. The Old Farmer's Almanac does not agree.
Kirk, Durbin: Plan Needed To Keep Postal Service GoingU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he expects Congress to do what is necessary to keep the mail coming, through sleet and snow.
Police: Woman Dead After Hit By CTA Blue Line TrainA woman was killed after being struck by a Blue Line train Friday afternoon on the Near West Side, temporarily shutting power in both directions.
Suspicious Package Found On Michigan Avenue In Wee HoursMichigan Avenue downtown was busy and bustling as usual in the midday hours, but a suspicious package shut the road down in the wee hours when a suspicious package was discovered.
Computer Problems Strand United Passengers At O'HareComputer problems were causing delays Friday night with United Airline's operations, impacting flights nationwide. O’Hare Airport in Chicago became snared with stranded passengers.
Agreement Saves Illinois Construction Projects From ShutdownThe bulldozers and jackhammers will keep moving on Illinois roadways, thanks to an eleventh-hour agreement that averted a shutdown.
Gov. Quinn Gives Until Friday To Avoid Shutdown Of State Construction ProjectsGov. Pat Quinn called legislative leaders to his Thompson Center office, and gave them till Friday to agree on a plan that he said would avoid a shutdown of state construction projects.
Emanuel: Heat-Related Illness Forced North Avenue Beach ShutdownWas it fear of a violent flash mob, heat sickness, or just too many people? The search for answers continues this morning about why North Avenue Beach was shut down on Memorial Day.