According to projected figures supplied by AAA, the 2016 Memorial Day weekend is expected to have the second highest volume of traffic ever in the history of the holiday that traditionally kicks off the summer. There are reported going to be over 38 million residents of the United States heading out on the nation's highways over the holiday weekend.
While there are far more auto accidents than plane crashes, the catastrophic nature of most plane crashes draws the most media attention.
It's that time of year again, when high school students on the brink of young adulthood stretch their wings a bit and attend their school prom.
There's always plenty of construction work going on in and around Chicago. But this type of work is fraught with many hazards for construction workers.