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  • Iowa rail museum goes for immersion

    Iowa rail museum goes for immersion
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — With its just-opened million-dollar makeover, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum beckons visitors of all ages to downtown Council Bluffs. But to get the full experience, be sure to bring a kid along. Youngsters are more likely...
  • Restaurants, Food & Spirits

    Restaurants, Food & Spirits
    This list is not all-inclusive American Contemporary Abigail's American Bistro 493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009 Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
  • Firefighters Struggle to Fight Fire Near Tracks

    Firefighters Struggle to Fight Fire Near Tracks
    A huge plume of black smoke rose from below i-80 near Arden Way Thursday afternoon, stopping passing firefighters. A FOX40 crew was along Arden Way when they saw the smoke rising from an area north of the highway, near a homeless camp and train tracks....
  • Freight trains collide in Oklahoma

    Freight trains collide in Oklahoma
    It was a bad weekend in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Two Union Pacific Railroad freight trains crashed, in the Oklahoma panhandle Sunday morning, creating a field of debris that looked like something out of a Hollywood movie. The crash sparked a diesel fire...
  • A pretty plateau trail on Grand Canyon's wilder North Rim

    A pretty plateau trail on Grand Canyon's wilder North Rim
    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - Most trails in this colorful and iconic national park are tough up-and-down trails. You hike down into the canyon and then hike back up out of the canyon. But the Widforss Trail on the North Rim is different: It's a...
  • Elden Hughes dies at 80; longtime Sierra Club leader

    Elden Hughes dies at 80; longtime Sierra Club leader
    Elden Hughes, a crusader for wild places and a leader of the Sierra Club's battles to protect desert wilderness from development and abuse, has died. He was 80. Hughes, who died of prostate cancer early Sunday at his home in Joshua Tree, Calif., was a...
  • John A. 'Jack' Kyser dies at 76; expert on L.A. economy

    John A. 'Jack' Kyser dies at 76; expert on L.A. economy
    John A. "Jack" Kyser, the dean of Los Angeles economists who spoke as an expert on Southern California to observers around the world, has died. He was 76. Kyser was found dead of unknown causes Monday at his Downey home, said a longtime friend, Wally...
  • VIDEO: Update: Driver got out of vehicle struck by train

     
    The driver of a vehicle pushed off railroad tracks and onto its side Tuesday by a freight train in Wheaton was able to exit his …...
  • Changes to Pace routes begin Monday

     
    Pace has announced new service changes, effective Monday, for routes 801 and 802 in the Kane County area, as well as information on the new …...
  • Railroad closings begin today

     
    Railroad crossings in Des Plaines will close starting today for repair work, officials said. The Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Oakton Street, between Wolf and …...
  • Elmhurst plans railroad safety blitz

     
    The Elmhurst Police Department, along with the Union Pacific Railroad and Metra, will conduct a railroad safety blitz during the morning commute, ¬†from 5:30 a.m. …...