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Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:02 AM CDT

Large Sinkhole Opens Up in Lake County Amid Floods

Large Sinkhole Opens Up in Lake County Amid Floods

A large part of a Lake County road collapsed due to floodwaters Wednesday, shutting down the roadway as crews work to repair it. The Lake County Division of Transportation said Gages Lake Road from Illinois...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 07:31 AM CDT

List of Road Closures Due to Flooding in Chicago Area

List of Road Closures Due to Flooding in Chicago Area

Flooded roadways remained shut down in multiple Chicago suburbs Thursday morning with cars and even semis still buried by water after record rainfall in the area.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 08:08 AM CDT

Freight Train Derailment Near Aurora Halts Metra Trains

Freight Train Derailment Near Aurora Halts Metra Trains

Trains on Metra's BNSF Line were halted in both directions in Aurora during morning rush hour Tuesday after a freight train derailed in the area, the rail agency said.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:57 PM CDT
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By Elyssa Kaufman

See Inside Vintage CTA Buses on Display on Daley Plaza

The Chicago Transit Authority is offering vintage bus rides for a two-day event.View gallery

  • vintage CTA bus 24
  • vintage CTA bus 15
  • vintage CTA bus 2
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 11:32 AM CDT

Traffic Blocked Along North Side Beaches Amid Crowds

Traffic Blocked Along North Side Beaches Amid Crowds

Traffic was being blocked along North Side Chicago beaches as residents flocked to the lakefront while celebrating the Fourth of July.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:26 PM CDT
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By Elyssa Kaufman

CTA Shows LGTBQ Pride With Rainbow-Wrapped Trains

The CTA has announced the arrival of rainbow train cars in celebration of Chicago...View gallery

  • Pride Train on Yard Track
  • Pride Train on Curve
  • Pride Train on Yard Track (2)
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:20 PM CDT

How to Get Around Chicago This Weekend

How to Get Around Chicago This Weekend

With the Chicago Pride Parade and several other sporting events, festivals and concerts in Chicago this weekend, Kye Martin has your guide to getting around the city. 

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:56 AM CDT

Metra to Get New Seats as Part of $17M Plan

Metra to Get New Seats as Part of $17M Plan

Metra will soon roll out new seats after the agency's board approved a $17 million contract Wednesday to buy new chairs. 

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 04:08 PM CDT

Wisconsin Business Leaders Raise Concerns on Highway Tolling

Wisconsin Business Leaders Raise Concerns on Highway Tolling

Wisconsin business leaders say a plan to introduce highway tolling to help pay for road work could hurt the economy.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

Apparent Murder-Suicide on Chicago Skyway Leaves 2 Dead

Apparent Murder-Suicide on Chicago Skyway Leaves 2 Dead

A shooting that left two people dead and shut down eastbound lanes of the Chicago Skyway during morning rush hour was an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.

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