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Metra Delays Reported After Train Derailment in Chicago

Metra Delays Reported After Train Derailment in Chicago

Major Metra delays are expected after a passenger train derailed near Canal Street in Chicago Friday afternoon.

Hundreds of Cars Line Up for Vehicle Emissions Test

Hundreds of Cars Line Up for Vehicle Emissions Test

Incredibly long lines stretching for at least a mile were seen at an emissions testing facility in Illinois as drivers scrambled to get their vehicles tested before the end of the month.

8 Automakers Recall 12 Million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

8 Automakers Recall 12 Million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda,...

Runner Who Died During Grant Park Race Identified

Runner Who Died During Grant Park Race Identified

A north suburban man running a race in Grant Park died after collapsing during the Thursday night event.

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

Chicago Eatery Among 100 Best Outdoor Dining Spots in America

Chicago Eatery Among 100 Best Outdoor Dining Spots in America

Chicago’s Homestead on the Roof has been named one of the best places in the country to enjoy dining outdoors.