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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 weekend. How to deal? NBC 5... 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 morning... 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 Kennedy... 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 endangered... 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 status... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Lindenhurst Man Dies in Lake Villa Crash

Lindenhurst Man Dies in Lake Villa Crash

A 58-year-old Lindenhurst man has died after a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in unincorporated Lake Villa. Read »

Jun 10, 2014
How to Navigate Weekend Kennedy Expressway Closures

How to Navigate Weekend Kennedy Expressway Closures

The inbound, or eastbound, side of the Kennedy Expressway near the Circle Interchange will close this weekend, from... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Closures Begin on Kennedy Expressway

Closures Begin on Kennedy Expressway

Five words Chicago drivers don't want to hear: Downtown Kennedy Expressway is closed. Watch »

Jun 15, 2014
2 Seriously Injured in Lake Villa Crash

2 Seriously Injured in Lake Villa Crash

Two people were seriously injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in suburban Lake Villa. Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Three Metra Incidents Prompt Federal Investigation

Three Metra Incidents Prompt Federal Investigation

Federal Railroad Association begins 45 day assessment period of agency after three incidents in two weeks. Watch »

Jun 6, 2014
Car Fire Delays Traffic on Interstate 57

Car Fire Delays Traffic on Interstate 57

The disabled vehicle was on the northbound lanes of the interstate at 139th Street. Watch »

Jun 6, 2014
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