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Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 06:46 PM CST

New System Means Big Changes for Airport Communication

New System Means Big Changes for Airport Communication

It may seem simple to have a text message let pilots know they are cleared for take-off or that they need to re-route around bad weather, but until recently that's not how it worked. Charlie Wojciechowski shows the FAA's newest system, which just went active in Chicago and could change how long your plane has to wait on the tarmac.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 06:11 PM CST

Street Closures For Chi-Town Rising

Street Closures For Chi-Town Rising

Chi-Town Rising returns to Chicago for its second year on Dec. 31, and preparations are already underway for the city's massive New Year's Eve event. Here's what you need to know about planned street closures in...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 08:30 PM CST

3 Killed in 40-Vehicle Pileup on Slick Michigan Interstate

3 Killed in 40-Vehicle Pileup on Slick Michigan Interstate

Authorities say three people have died and 11 others are hurt following a pileup on a snow-slickened Interstate 96 near Lansing, Michigan. Lt. Eric Sanborn of the Livingston County Sheriff Department confirmed...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 01:06 AM CST

Trucker Flees Road-Rage Shooting, Gets Help at Crime Scene

Trucker Flees Road-Rage Shooting, Gets Help at Crime Scene

Two unrelated incidents of violence intersected Tuesday night when a truck driver fleeing a road-rage shooting flagged down police investigating a nearby crime, authorities confirmed.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 08:30 AM CST

Hours-Long Standoff Ends in West Loop; CTA Service Resumes

Hours-Long Standoff Ends in West Loop; CTA Service Resumes

Chicago Transit Authority Green and Pink Line train services were disrupted early Tuesday as SWAT teams worked to negotiate with a man on the tracks in the city’s West Loop.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:04 PM CST

Investigation Into Possible Shooting Closes Inbound I-290

Investigation Into Possible Shooting Closes Inbound I-290

Police are investigating a possible shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway, closing all inbound lanes of the roadway.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:44 PM CST

Chicago's Overnight Winter Parking Ban Begins Thursday

Chicago's Overnight Winter Parking Ban Begins Thursday

Drivers beware: Chicago's overnight winter parking ban will begin Thursday along roughly 107 miles of city streets.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 05:08 PM CST

IB Eisenhower Expressway Closed for Crash at Mannheim Road

IB Eisenhower Expressway Closed for Crash at Mannheim Road

All inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for a crash in the western suburbs during rush hour Tuesday.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:07 PM CST

Renovations Complete at Several CTA Blue Line Stations

Renovations Complete at Several CTA Blue Line Stations

After many months of construction, renovations have been completed at several CTA stations along the Blue Line.

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 07:14 AM CST

CTA, Metra Adds Extra Service for Festival of Lights

CTA, Metra Adds Extra Service for Festival of Lights

Additional bus and train service will be provided for the Magnificent Mile Festival of Lights this weekend.

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