The State of Illinois faces some stiff competition to win some extra cash for high-speed rail projects. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that 23 other states are also competing for the $2.4 billion.
Following several flight cancellations from Southwest Airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration will issue an emergency directive Tuesday.Some small subsurface cracks have been found in some Southwest planes, Boeing 737 models.
Authorities say 11 people were sent to hospitals following gunfire and an accident involving a Chicago Transit Authority bus.Chicago police say shots were fired at around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on the city's South Side and those shots caused a car to hit the bus.
A new study by the Army Corp of Engineers shows electrical barriers in Illinois' rivers may need to be stronger to stop the migration of the invasive Asian carp. The report found possible scenarios where Asian carp could get past the electrical barriers.Charles Wooley is with the U.S.
Federal and local officials are carefully monitoring airplanes entering Chicago from Japan.No aircraft entering the U.S. in recent days has tested positive for harmful levels of radiation. That's according to a statement from the U.S.