| Jan 24, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Both a gas and water main broke in Elgin overnight, causing lane closures on the city's west side.
The water main was near Kimball Middle School, 451 N. McLean Blvd., according to City Manager Sean Stegall. Crews repairing the water main then...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Emergency crews were on-scene after the partial breakdown of a brick wall outside an Illinois unemployment office in Lombard severed a gas line this morning.
Crews from the natural gas utility Nicor, Inc., were called to the facility at 837 S....
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Authorities in unincorporated Kane County in Plato Township this evening were called to the scene of a minivan that crashed into a natural gas meter, requiring the evacuation of about six nearby homes.
None of the six people inside the 2001 Chevrolet...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Ron Shockley was working on a damaged cable in Park Forest when he heard a loud blast that shook his work tent. Then a woman began screaming.
He and a co-worker ran three blocks toward the sound of the explosion and saw a woman in a nightgown standing...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:29 PM
We are all employees of Nicor Gas, based in Naperville. Our book club began in 1992 when a handful of employees decided to gather informally during lunch to discuss books. Our club has since expanded to 38 employees, including four retirees. We...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 2:15 PM
A small fire in Skokie near Laramie Avenue and Crain Street this afternoon brought gas and power workers, and authorities are advising people to avoid the area.
Workers from Nicor Gas and ComEd were on the scene and local residents were told to leave the...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:53 AM
More than 1,000 Nicor Gas employees, family members, and friends are expected to take part in the company's 15th Annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, May 21. Volunteers of all ages will be contributing to 23 philanthropic projects in 20 communities...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:21 PM
St. Charles fire officials are investigating a blaze that caused a popular restaurant on the banks of the Fox River to be evacuated late Wednesday afternoon.
No injuries were reported in the fire at Salerno's on the Fox, 320 N. 2nd Street.
| Mar 7, 2008
| 2:38 AM
Rezko rewind. Day 4
March 7, 2008; 4:38 a.m.
The Tony Rezko corruption trial finally got down to the substance Thursday, with opening statements and the first witness testimony making it abundantly clear why this is likely to be an uncomfortable case...
| Oct 24, 2008
Named the second best place to live in America by Money magazine in 2006 and pulling in the No. 3 spot in 2008, Naperville has grown into one of Illinois' largest cities while retaining much of its small-town charm. The accolades from Money capped...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 11:21 AM
(WGN-AM)- Firefighters were responding to a house explosion in the 400 block of Holden Avenue in Romeoville at about 10 a.m., injuring at least one person, officials said.
At least one person was taken to the hospital, officials said. Neighbors said a...