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Kennedy Expressway Reopening Ahead of Schedule

Kennedy Expressway Reopening Ahead of Schedule

For the second weekend in a row, construction on the Kennedy Expressway is ahead of schedule. Watch »

Jun 23, 2014

The Bloomingdale Trail (The 606)

Construction along the Bloomingdale Trail, now known as The 606, won't be completed for another year, according... View »

Jun 20, 2014
Harsh Winter Delays Opening of Bloomingdale Trail

Harsh Winter Delays Opening of Bloomingdale Trail

"The winter was brutal. It interrupted our construction schedule," said CDOT Commissioner... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Second Phase of Kennedy Closures Begins

Second Phase of Kennedy Closures Begins

The second phase of Kennedy Expressway construction, expected to cause major delays and detours, began Friday night... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Person Struck, Killed by Freight Train

Person Struck, Killed by Freight Train

Incident caused delay on Metra's Milwaukee District / North Line. Read »

Jun 20, 2014
O'Hare Noise Complaints Soar After New Runway Opens

O'Hare Noise Complaints Soar After New Runway Opens

Yolanta and Chester Gorniak, Bensenville residents for 27 years, loved their Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
Gas Prices Approach 6-Year High

Gas Prices Approach 6-Year High

The growing violence in Iraq could keep pushing up gasoline prices here at home. Watch »

Jun 19, 2014
How to Navigate Phase 2 of Kennedy Closures

How to Navigate Phase 2 of Kennedy Closures

The second phase of construction on the Kennedy Expressway at Ohio Street begins this Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
CTA Train Service in Loop Restored for AM Rush

CTA Train Service in Loop Restored for AM Rush

A CTA train derailment in the Loop Tuesday damaged cars and sent pedestrians scrambling for cover. Read »

Jun 18, 2014
CTA Train Derailment Sends Pieces of Track Flying

CTA Train Derailment Sends Pieces of Track Flying

A derailment at LaSalle and Van Buren halted trains in the Loop Tuesday night, but all service was restored for the... Watch »

Jun 18, 2014
Man Found Dead on Red Line Platform

Man Found Dead on Red Line Platform

Trains on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line bypassed the 47th Street station during the Monday... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Teen Electrocuted After Jumping on Train Identified

Teen Electrocuted After Jumping on Train Identified

A teen who died after jumping onto a Metra train in the south suburbs Sunday has been identified. Watch »

Jun 16, 2014
Weekend Kennedy Closures to End Sooner Than Expected

Weekend Kennedy Closures to End Sooner Than Expected

Officials say construction on the Kennedy Expressway, which was expected to cause massive delays and detours during... Watch »

Jun 16, 2014
Kennedy Closure: How to Get to Blues Fest

Kennedy Closure: How to Get to Blues Fest

Headed to Blues Fest or Spring Awakening this weekend in Chicago? NBC 5's Kye Martin has ways around the... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Identities Released of Four Killed in Crash

Identities Released of Four Killed in Crash

Four people were killed, one injured in a Thursday morning crash on the 2600 block of North Narragansett Avenue. Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Ammonia Leak at O'Hare Terminal Closes Airport CTA Station

Ammonia Leak at O'Hare Terminal Closes Airport CTA Station

An ammonia leak at an O'Hare International Airport terminal suspended Blue Line service between O’Hare and Rosemont... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Illiana Project Delayed by Wildlife Concerns

Illiana Project Delayed by Wildlife Concerns

Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service express concerns over how the project might impact... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
4 Killed, 1 Injured in Northwest Side Crash

4 Killed, 1 Injured in Northwest Side Crash

A 911 call just before 3 a.m. Thursday alerted authorities to the crash in a service alley behind a Loews store... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Man Struck, Killed by Orange Line ID'd

Man Struck, Killed by Orange Line ID'd

Robert Decker was struck near Ashland station on the Orange Line on Tuesday. Read »

Jun 11, 2014
United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

While basic MileagePlus members will earn 5 miles per dollar, awards for top fliers will depend on their... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
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