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American Airlines Flight 191

Expert: Air Safety Has Improved Dramatically Since Flight 191 Crash

Friday marks the anniversary of the deadliest commercial aircraft accident in the U.S. – the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

American Airlines Flight 191

Memorial To Honor Victims Of American Airlines Flight 191

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 in 1979 was the deadliest non-terror related airplane disaster in U.S. aviation history.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Arthur Gerald Jones

Plea Deal May Be Coming For ‘Dead’ Chicago Area Man Turned Vegas Bookie

A former Highland Park man found in Las Vegas decades after he was declared dead may not have to go on trial.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Arthur Gerald Jones

Legally Dead Commodities Broker Found Working As Vegas Bookie

A onetime commodities broker from Chicago has been missing since the Carter administration, and was declared legally dead a quarter century ago.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

This Jan. 30, 1967 photo shows abandoned autos littering South Lake Shore Drive near 18th Street. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

A Look Back At 3 Of Chicago’s Worst Blizzards

Here is a look back at three particularly memorable blizzards of the past 50 years.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Blizzard Of 1979

N.Y. Blizzard Reminds Chicago Of ’79

The blizzard that struck New York City this week is causing some political tension, hearkening memories of a snowstorm that struck Chicago nearly 32 years ago.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010