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The grand opening of the Centennial Wheel got off to a rocky start Friday night, when a power outage briefly halted the running of the new Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier. Trina Orlando reports.
The deadline to pass a state budget looms nearer, with no end to the Springfield stand-off in sight. Mary Ann Ahern reports.
Major Metra delays hit commuters during rush hour after a passenger train derailed near Canal Street in Chicago Friday afternoon. Natalie Martinez reports.
Navy Pier debuted a brand new Centennial Wheel Friday, and passengers were eager to review the attraction. Lauren Jiggetts reports.
Incredibly long lines stretching for at least a mile were seen at an emissions testing facility in Illinois as drivers scrambled to get their vehicles tested before the end of the month.
One of the summer's busiest travel weekends kicked off Friday with the start of Memorial Day weekend. Anthony Ponce reports.