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  • Man hospitalized after being pulled from Chicago River

    Man hospitalized after being pulled from Chicago River
    A man was pulled from the Chicago River near Union Station downtown this morning, officials said. The incident happened about 9:20 a.m. at the Adams Street bridge over the river at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, according to Chicago Fire Media. The man was...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A driver fleeing police crashed into two vehicles on the South Side overnight, injuring himself and another motorist, according to police. At least one vehicle seemed to have part of it's...
  • Woman, baby hurt when car collides with train near Midway Airport

    Woman, baby hurt when car collides with train near Midway Airport
    Two people were hospitalized Sunday night after a train and car collided near Midway Airport, according to fire officials. The collision occurred around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 54th Street and Long Avenue in Garfield Ridge, fire officials...
  • Wind advisory extended into the evening

    Wind advisory extended into the evening
    A wind advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. today for the Chicago area. WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling said gusts of 60 mph were recorded at Midway Airport. That the strongest winds registered there "since a July 24, 2012 t-storm in which 65 mph...
  • Storm loses punch, but still socks morning commute

    Storm loses punch, but still socks morning commute
    A winter storm that buried the Great Plains in more than a foot of snow lost some of its punch as it blew through Chicago overnight, but it still managed to slow the morning commute with slick roads and dozens of spinouts on expressways. Snow began...
  • CTA bridges service gap with a few missteps

     CTA bridges service gap with a few missteps
    The CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were proved correct Monday on their predictions that Brown Line riders would be inconvenienced by work that has closed the Wells Street rail bridge downtown until next week. Mislabeled Brown Line trains and spotty customer...
  • Oak Forest man, 76, charged in Orange Line fondling, lewdness cases

    Oak Forest man, 76, charged in Orange Line fondling, lewdness cases
    A 76-year-old Oak Forest man arrested this week for masturbating on a CTA Orange Line train was linked by Chicago police to the fondling of a 15-year-old girl as she rode the same line earlier this month, Cook County prosecutors said today. William...
  • Former La Grange woman guilty in '03 slaying of boyfriend

    Former La Grange woman guilty in '03 slaying of boyfriend
    A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003. Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
  • Midway to get speedier security screening by year's end

    Midway to get speedier security screening by year's end
    Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday. The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
  • Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding

    Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding
    After picking two finalists for a lucrative lease of Midway Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration Thursday abruptly halted its efforts to take the transportation hub private. Emanuel spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said one group vying for the deal...
  • Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future

    Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel left himself some wiggle room on trying again to privatize Midway Airport to raise money, saying today he was giving up the idea for "the foreseeable future" after recently halting the process of accepting bids to lease it. "I think...