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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 11:19 AM CDT

2 People, Including 3-Year-Old, Killed in Beecher Crash

2 People, Including 3-Year-Old, Killed in Beecher Crash

Two people, including a 3-year-old, were killed, and two other children were critically injured in a crash Monday morning near south suburban Beecher.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 09:53 AM CDT

Metra Trains Collide in Downtown Rail Yard

Metra Trains Collide in Downtown Rail Yard

Two Metra trains collided in a downtown rail yard Monday morning, possibly injuring an employee, officials said.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 06:37 AM CDT

IDOT Announces Daily Road Closures in Chicago Suburbs

IDOT Announces Daily Road Closures in Chicago Suburbs

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a set of road closures starting Monday in the Chicago suburbs for roadway resurfacing and other improvement projects.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

Woman Dies After Being Hit by Train in Arlington Heights

Woman Dies After Being Hit by Train in Arlington Heights

A woman died Friday after she was hit by a Metra train in Arlington Heights and a death investigation was underway.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 06:18 AM CDT

3 Hurt as Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-94 in Skokie

3 Hurt as Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-94 in Skokie

A multi-vehicle crash in Skokie overnight left at least one person seriously injured and closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 94 during the Thursday morning rush hour, police said.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:20 AM CDT

1 Killed in Deadly Rollover Crash Involving Semi on I-294

1 Killed in Deadly Rollover Crash Involving Semi on I-294

One person was killed when a semi truck hit another vehicle and overturned on Interstate-294 southwest of Chicago early Monday morning.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:02 AM CDT

Large Sinkhole Opens Up in Lake County Amid Floods

Large Sinkhole Opens Up in Lake County Amid Floods

A large part of a Lake County road collapsed due to floodwaters Wednesday, shutting down the roadway as crews work to repair it. The Lake County Division of Transportation said Gages Lake Road from Illinois...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 07:31 AM CDT

List of Road Closures Due to Flooding in Chicago Area

List of Road Closures Due to Flooding in Chicago Area

Flooded roadways remained shut down in multiple Chicago suburbs Thursday morning with cars and even semis still buried by water after record rainfall in the area.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 08:08 AM CDT

Freight Train Derailment Near Aurora Halts Metra Trains

Freight Train Derailment Near Aurora Halts Metra Trains

Trains on Metra's BNSF Line were halted in both directions in Aurora during morning rush hour Tuesday after a freight train derailed in the area, the rail agency said.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:57 PM CDT
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By Elyssa Kaufman

See Inside Vintage CTA Buses on Display on Daley Plaza

The Chicago Transit Authority is offering vintage bus rides for a two-day event.View gallery

  • vintage CTA bus 24
  • vintage CTA bus 15
  • vintage CTA bus 2
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