Monday night's freezing rain produced a layer of ice on any surface that was below freezing.Kelly Bauer/Block Club Chicago

Ice Trees Are Everywhere As Freezing Rain Covers Chicago In A Slick Blanket

The rain produced a layer of ice on everything from our street signs to our trees, but don't get distracted by the beauty. Experts say the ice can be dangerous.

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Lawrence, Berwyn Red Line Stations Will Be Closed For More Than 3 Years, Possibly As Soon As 2020

The Argyle and Bryn Mawr stations will be closed for upgrades during that time, too, but the CTA will have temporary stations to replace those.

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Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom Is Getting A Huge New Beer Garden And Bocce Court Starting Friday

The brewery's revamped beer garden will now seat 120 guests and have an outdoor bar and event area.

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Woman Fondled While Walking Outside Near DePaul, Police Say

The incident happened early Friday near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.