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Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Suburban Resident Tests Positive For Measles

Just ten cases of measles have been reported in Illinois over the last five years, said IDPH Director Nirav Shah.

Report of Armed Person Puts Geneva Hospital on Lockdown

Report of Armed Person Puts Geneva Hospital on Lockdown

Extra security measures were put in place at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva on Tuesday morning after a report of an armed person at the facility.

Ernie Banks’ Visitation, Memorial Service Set

Ernie Banks’ Visitation, Memorial Service Set

Visitation and memorial services were announced Monday for Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died Friday after suffering a heart attack days before his 84th birthday.

City Publishes "Problem Landlords" List

City Publishes "Problem Landlords" List

The list, compiled by the Department of Buildings, will be updated twice each year.

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

The Chicago Department of Aviation at 8:30 a.m. said 280 flights were canceled at O'Hare and more than 45 were canceled at Midway.

Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Streets and Sanitation deployed more than 280 snow plows and salt spreaders to neighborhood and side streets.