Chicago transit traffic

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
Off-Duty Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Off-Duty Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Officer Tito M. Rodriguez was killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway between 69th and 70th streets. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Weekend Traffic Alert: July 18-20

Weekend Traffic Alert: July 18-20

There are several other events downtown this weekend and they could impact your drive through the Watch »

Jul 19, 2014
Multiple Passengers Robbed on Orange Line Train

Multiple Passengers Robbed on Orange Line Train

Two armed men robbed multiple passengers on an Orange Line CTA train heading into downtown Wednesday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
City Sticker Deadline Extended One Day

City Sticker Deadline Extended One Day

Computer issues force City Clerk's Office to waive enforcement and fees until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Motorists Without City Stickers Face Tickets, Late Fee

Motorists Without City Stickers Face Tickets, Late Fee

Chicagoans have until midnight tonight to purchase city stickers for vehicles and avoid fines and late fees. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Demolition of Des Plaines Oasis Underway

Demolition of Des Plaines Oasis Underway

Crews begin demolishing the Des Plaines Oasis July 15, 2014, after the over-the-road rest stop on... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
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