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O'Hare Airport Begins Ebola Screenings Thursday

O'Hare Airport Begins Ebola Screenings Thursday

As a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola travels to Atlanta for treatment, officials are emphasizing... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Metra Fare Hikes Could Fund New Cars

Metra Fare Hikes Could Fund New Cars

Metra, Chicago’s commuter rail agency, has big plans to renew its creaky fleet through ten years of fare... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Officials Unveil Plans for Ventra App

Officials Unveil Plans for Ventra App

Chicago's public transportation is going mobile. Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Woman Spotted Riding Divvy Bike on Dan Ryan

Woman Spotted Riding Divvy Bike on Dan Ryan

Stephanie Kemen didn’t realize at first what her boyfriend wanted her to take a picture of as they were driving... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Southwest Airlines Offers Tickets for $49

Southwest Airlines Offers Tickets for $49

Southwest Airlines has launched a winter fare sale, offering one-way tickets ranging from $49 to $149 to... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
10 Most Dangerous Chicago Intersections for Pedestrians: Report

10 Most Dangerous Chicago Intersections for Pedestrians: Report

Active Trans analyzed crash data from the city and asked for feedback from the general public to arrive at... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola Screenings at O'Hare Begin Thursday

Ebola Screenings at O'Hare Begin Thursday

Federal health officials say the entry screenings add another layer of protection to halt the spread of the... Read »

Oct 14, 2014

"We Made it Out Alive": Passengers Describe Megabus Crash

Officials say a double-decker tour bus flipped onto its side on a highway near Indianapolis, badly injuring... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Aurora Air Traffic Center Fully Operational After Fire

Aurora Air Traffic Center Fully Operational After Fire

Federal officials say they've restored full air traffic operations at a suburban Chicago control center that... Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
Doctors Killed in Palos Hills Plane Crash: Hospital

Doctors Killed in Palos Hills Plane Crash: Hospital

Three people were killed after a small plane crashed Sunday night in southwest suburban Palos Hills, just feet from... Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
FAA Radar Facility to Reopen Monday

FAA Radar Facility to Reopen Monday

The facility in Aurora was closed down on Sept. 26 when authorities say a contract employee cut cables and set fire... Read »

Oct 12, 2014
Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Gary

Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Gary

A small private jet made an emergency landing at a northwest Indiana airport Friday morning after smoke was detected... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Man Charged With Firing Shots at Loop CTA Train

Man Charged With Firing Shots at Loop CTA Train

Shots were fired Thursday morning from the platform toward an oncoming train at the LaSalle Street station on... Watch »

Oct 10, 2014
Metra Fares Up 68 Percent by 2025

Metra Fares Up 68 Percent by 2025

Additional funds from riders will help rejuvenate fleet, system that dates back to President... Watch »

Oct 9, 2014
Some Indiana Drivers Due Refunds After State Overcharges

Some Indiana Drivers Due Refunds After State Overcharges

The BMV said about 180,000 people are owed refunds going back to 2004 and should receive claim forms in the next 30... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Authorities Identify Men Killed in Bishop Ford Crash

Authorities Identify Men Killed in Bishop Ford Crash

Two men who were killed in a South Side crash early Sunday on the Bishop Ford Expressway (I-94) have... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
FAA: Damaged Equipment Removed From Facility Monday

FAA: Damaged Equipment Removed From Facility Monday

Replacement equipment continues to arrive for installation and testing at the Chicago Air Route Traffic... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Car Goes Off Interstate, Bursts Into Flames

Car Goes Off Interstate, Bursts Into Flames

Rainfall was heavy when the vehicle, traveling southbound on Interstate 55 in Burr Ridge, went off the road... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Downed Power Line Halts Metra Trains Near Des Plaines

Downed Power Line Halts Metra Trains Near Des Plaines

All inbound and outbound trains were halted on the Union Pacific / Northwest Line due to a downed power line across... Read »

Oct 3, 2014
FAA Chief:

FAA Chief: "We Are in a Good Place"

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that everything is on target to restore air traffic back... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
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