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Chicago O’Hare International Airport with Air Traffic Control Communications Provided by The Curious Spotter NYE Saturday, December 31, 2022

LIVE New Year’s Eve show December 31, 2022 from The Curious Spotter. YouTube Tips ⓘ The Curious Spotter frequently provides a live stream of air traffic at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday and Thursday mornings […]


Metra Announces No Halted Train Service; Disruption Averted, Tentative Agreement Among Freight Railroads and Unions

Metra passenger trains will not be disrupted. The concern of halted service that might have been disrupted beginning Thursday night is no longer an issue. Metra announced Thursday morning September 15, 2022, “We are happy […]

Illinois State Police SUV (PHOTO CREDIT: Illinois State Police/Facebook)

Illinois State Police Warn Convoy Participants Supporting Ukraine or Truckers Heading to Washington D.C. to Stay Legal

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square (The Center Square) – According to the Illinois State Police, a convoy causing “traffic delays and potentially crashes” is planned over the next few days. The Illinois State […]

Water main repair work at Arlington Heights Road and Sigwalt Street in the middle of the intersection

Water Main Break Repaired, Road Blocks Cleared at Arlington Heights Rd and Sigwalt St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police about 9:26 AM Wednesday, February 16, 2022 announced a water main break that caused Sigwalt Street to be closed from Pine Avenue to Evergreen Avenue. Additionally, all lanes of northbound and southbound […]

These counterfeit Gucci handbags were just one of a slew of counterfeit items CBP officers in Chicago intercepted in the month of January (SOURCE: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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Counterfeit Products from Israel with Declared $713K Value Intercepted by O’Hare Customs and Border Protection

On Monday, January 31, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at an Express Consignment Operations (ECO) hub near O’Hare International Airport seized a shipment that was arriving from Israel containing over $713,000 worth of […]

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O’Hare Activity During Lake Effect Snow at O’Hare International Airport from ‘The Curious Spotter’ on YouTube

The YouTube Channel The Curious Spotter braved the weather and brought viewers around the world the scene at O’Hare International Airport Lake Effect Snow with a high snowfall rate. YouTube Tips ⓘ Aircraft takeoffs and […]


Metra Train Clips Rear End of Truck’s Semi-Trailer at Rohlwing Rd in Palatine West of Arlington Park Station

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Palatine responded about 10:07 a.m. Monday, January 24, 2022 to a report that a train crashed with a semi-trailer truck at the Union Pacific Metra Northwest Line at the Rohlwing […]