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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 01:00 PM CDT
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By James Neveau

Flooding Strikes Area Roads, Highways on First Day of Summer

The first day of summer has brought nothing but rain to the Chicago area, and the...View gallery

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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Stevenson Expressway

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Stevenson Expressway

Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that shut down the outbound Stevenson Expressway for hours Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:21 PM CDT

New Aviation Commissioner Faces Challenges

New Aviation Commissioner Faces Challenges

As the Chicago Department of Aviation commissioner steps down, her replacement will face a series of challenges.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:12 PM CDT

Suburban Freshman's Buzzer-Beater up for an ESPY Award

Suburban Freshman's Buzzer-Beater up for an ESPY Award

It was already ESPN's top play of the day, but now a suburban basketball player's unbelievable buzzer-beater may be crowned the best play of the year.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:56 AM CDT

Folk Hero Scott Foster Honored at NHL Awards

Folk Hero Scott Foster Honored at NHL Awards

Chicago Blackhawks emergency goaltender Scott Foster became a folk hero when he stepped into the net for a game against the Winnipeg Jets, and on Wednesday he was honored at the NHL Awards.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:36 PM CDT

Everything You Need to Know About the Chicago Pride Parade

Everything You Need to Know About the Chicago Pride Parade

Thousands are expected to descend on Chicago's North Side Sunday for the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade, a culmination of the city's Pride Month festivities.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:35 AM CDT

Residents Can Use '311' Online to Report Flooded Basements

Residents Can Use '311' Online to Report Flooded Basements

With torrential rain flooding streets and basements throughout the Chicagoland area, the city is reminding residents that they can report flooding in a wide variety of ways.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:14 AM CDT

White Sox Game Postponed Amid Stormy Weather

White Sox Game Postponed Amid Stormy Weather

The Chicago White Sox on Thursday postponed their evening game against the Oakland Athletics as stormy weather descended on the Chicago area.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:43 AM CDT

3 Hospitalized After Package Found at Chicago Building: CFD

3 Hospitalized After Package Found at Chicago Building: CFD

Three people were taken to area hospitals after a suspicious package was found at a building in downtown Chicago Thursday morning, fire officials said.

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Rain Floods Chicago Area Roadways, Basements Thursday

Rain Floods Chicago Area Roadways, Basements Thursday

Road closures were reported across the Chicago area Thursday morning as heavy rain flooded lanes on expressways and streets into the evening hours.

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