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Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

The fiance of a pedestrian killed in a crash Wednesday in Edgewater was only feet away from becoming a... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Beginning at midnight on Friday, the Illinois State Police joins 15 other states to step up enforcement... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Commuters Wary of Reported Drop in CTA Crime

Commuters Wary of Reported Drop in CTA Crime

7/29/14: City leaders say thefts and robberies are down more than 30 percent on buses and trains, but many commuters... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Women OK After Train Rolls Over Them

Women OK After Train Rolls Over Them

7/29/14: An engineer thought he killed two people who dropped down on the tracks right in front of his train, but in... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Officials: Crime Drops on CTA Buses, Trains

Officials: Crime Drops on CTA Buses, Trains

The reported drop is attributed to increased patrols and the vast network of more than 23,000 surveillance cameras. Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Survey Shows Gas Prices Decreasing Nationwide

Survey Shows Gas Prices Decreasing Nationwide

A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Metra Allowed Decades of False Record-Keeping, IG Says

Metra Allowed Decades of False Record-Keeping, IG Says

Illinois' Executive Inspector General says employees falsified records to receive pay for time not spent working. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt in Lower Wacker Drive Crash

Rollover crash happened at about 8:40 p.m. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Three Teens Injured in Rollover Crash on LSD

Three Teens Injured in Rollover Crash on LSD

Crash happened at about 1 p.m. near East Randolph Street. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Woman Busts Alleged

Woman Busts Alleged "Upskirter" on CTA Train

Woman says she caught man trying to record video under her skirt on the Red Line. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Man Hopes to Buy Ad Space on CTA Trains, Post Jokes

Man Hopes to Buy Ad Space on CTA Trains, Post Jokes

One CTA rider is hoping to bring some enjoyment to what is often a hairy commute by putting joke ads on... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Woman Killed by Flying Tire on Bishop Ford Freeway

Woman Killed by Flying Tire on Bishop Ford Freeway

Traffic on the freeway was backed up for nearly 10 miles, to Interstate 80. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Study Finds Talking to Strangers May Improve Your Commute

Study Finds Talking to Strangers May Improve Your Commute

Chicago commutes aren’t easy, especially for the many who attempt to fit on incredibly crowded trains and... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
New Noise Monitors Coming to O'Hare Airport

New Noise Monitors Coming to O'Hare Airport

A new runway opened in October 2013, allowing thousands more flights annually and driving residents'... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Plane Crash Survivor Fights for Lap Children Ban

Plane Crash Survivor Fights for Lap Children Ban

Former flight attendant Jan Brown wants the FAA to require all children to be belted into seats on... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Chicago's Midway International Airport was diverted to Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
I-55 Crash Scene Notorious For Accidents

I-55 Crash Scene Notorious For Accidents

Nearly 60 crashes have been reported near Elwood over the past year. Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Chicago Cabbies Seek Fare Increase

Chicago Cabbies Seek Fare Increase

Struggling Chicago cab drivers released a plan Monday aimed to put more money in their pockets. Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Driver Held on $1M Bail in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Driver Held on $1M Bail in Fatal I-55 Chain Reaction Crash

Police say a speeding truck entering stalled traffic in a construction zone caused a crash on I-55 that killed four... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
5 Killed, Four Injured in Dual I-55 Crashes

5 Killed, Four Injured in Dual I-55 Crashes

Police say a speeding truck entering stalled traffic in a construction zone caused a crash on I-55 that killed four... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
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