The CTA and Metra will add trains this weekend to accommodate thousands of passengers headed for Lollapalooza in Grant Park.
As music fans descend upon Chicago for the 25th year of Lollapalooza, there are a few simple things to keep in mind when heading to the massive music festival.
Preparations for bringing in 170 bands to the massive event are already underway, meaning a list of detours and street closures will make it difficult to drive around downtown.
Chicago's commuter rail service plans to add trains and increase capacity to accommodate crowds attending the upcoming Lollapalooza music festival.
An accident on Interstate 55 in Chicago has shut down the roadway in both directions near Cicero after a truck carrying 17,800 pounds of paint caught fire, authorities said.
A Chicago Transit Authority bus accident hit four pedestrians, including three children, on the city's North Side Monday morning.
Metra Electric trains were halted in both directions Monday morning because a tree fell across the tracks in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Two people were killed when a wrong-way driver slammed into another car Tuesday morning in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows, police said.
A woman was killed and six people — including five children — were injured in a crash on Interstate 80/94 in the south suburbs Monday evening, police said.
The Indiana State Police are participating in a six-state joint enforcement aimed at reducing crashes by curtailing aggressive and reckless driving.