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Yellow Line Closed for
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Yellow Line Closed for "Several More Weeks"

Service was suspended Sunday after ComEd crews looking into a power outage in the area noticed an embankment collapse. Watch »

May 22, 2015
Lake Shore Drive Closes Sunday for

Lake Shore Drive Closes Sunday for "Bike the Drive" Event

Last year more than 20,000 cyclists signed up for the event organized by the Active Transportation Alliance. Watch »

May 23, 2015
Shooting Shuts Down Bishop Ford for Morning Rush

Shooting Shuts Down Bishop Ford for Morning Rush

A police investigation shut down the outbound Bishop Ford for more than two hours during rush hour Thursday morning... Watch »

May 21, 2015
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Check Traffic & Travel Times

Use Chicagoland highway traffic travel times to find out how long it will take to get to your destination. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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What You Should Know About Memorial Day Weekend Travel

What You Should Know About Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Kye Martin details what you should know if you're trying to get around this holiday weekend. Watch »

May 21, 2015
Train Derails on Metra Electric Line in Chicago

Train Derails on Metra Electric Line in Chicago

Major delays were expected on Metra’s Electric Line Wednesday morning after an inbound train derailed in Chicago. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Man Hit by CTA Bus After Tripping: Police

Man Hit by CTA Bus After Tripping: Police

A Chicago Transit Authority bus fatally hit a 62-year-old man who stumbled while walking on Chicago's South Side... Read »

May 19, 2015
Conductor Hurt in Deadly Derailment Sues Amtrak

Conductor Hurt in Deadly Derailment Sues Amtrak

One of the conductors aboard the Amtrak train that derailed last week in Philadelphia has sued the rail carrier. E... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Woman Says Uber Taxi Driver Held Her Hostage

Woman Says Uber Taxi Driver Held Her Hostage

Chicago woman says taxi driver, whom she booked through the Uber app, became violent and refused to let her out... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Semi Fire Closes Southbound Lanes on I-394

Semi Fire Closes Southbound Lanes on I-394

Southbound lanes of Interstate 394 were shut down Tuesday morning after a semi carrying hazardous materials caught... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Yellow Line Service Suspended for

Yellow Line Service Suspended for "Several Days"

A track problem has suspended service on the CTA’s Yellow Line Monday morning. Watch »

May 18, 2015
Freight Train Derailment Delays Amtrak to Chicago

Freight Train Derailment Delays Amtrak to Chicago

A freight train derailment near south suburban Joliet made for a difficult commute for Amtrak passengers overnight. Watch »

May 18, 2015
Metra To Begin Testing Mobile Ticketing System

Metra To Begin Testing Mobile Ticketing System

Metra says it expects to begin live testing of its long-awaited mobile ticketing system next month, with an expected... Read »

May 14, 2015
Road Rage Study Reveals Cities With

Road Rage Study Reveals Cities With "Rudest Drivers"

Chicagoans are no strangers to road rage but the city is apparently home to some of the rudest drivers in the natio... Watch »

May 13, 2015
New CTA Technology Hopes to Fix Bus-Bunching Problem

New CTA Technology Hopes to Fix Bus-Bunching Problem

The Chicago Transit Authority has unveiled a new technology that they hope will boost bus reliability and alleviate... Watch »

May 11, 2015
Video: Serial Stowaway Attempts to Slip Past TSA

Video: Serial Stowaway Attempts to Slip Past TSA

Marilyn Hartman has tried repeatedly to get past security to stow away on airplanes, and it’s believed that she’s... Watch »

May 8, 2015
Train Surfing Caught on Camera

Train Surfing Caught on Camera

Cameras recorded group jumping on the side of a Boston subway train. Watch »

May 8, 2015
Storms Cause Damage, Flight Cancellations & Delays

Storms Cause Damage, Flight Cancellations & Delays

The Chicago area's warm, sunny Friday was interrupted by damaging storms. Watch »

May 8, 2015
Ambulance With Patient Hit by Gunfire on Dan Ryan

Ambulance With Patient Hit by Gunfire on Dan Ryan

An ambulance with a patient inside and a car were shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway at the start of the Thursday afte... Watch »

May 7, 2015
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