The man who allegedly sabotaged the air traffic navigation center in Aurora has admitted that he was high when he decided to set the fire to computer server racks in the building’s basement and shutting down flight operations at Chicago’s two major airports.
Brian Howard was charged in federal court with one count of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities, the FBI said in a news release.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talked with some of the stranded passengers.
The governor says it will take an investigation of how a worker set fire at the suburban air traffic control facility before officials can start to talk about how to prevent something like this from happening again.
Workers for the Transportation Security Administration find the darndest things in the bags of the traveling public.
The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for areas near Lake Michigan in Cook and Lake counties about 7:30 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has proposed legislation that would require the federal government to tell air travelers which airports don’t adequately check passengers for stolen passports.
While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.
A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.
It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.
In the first two weeks of December, airport security agents discovered a total of 71 firearms at the nation’s airports, including 60 that were loaded.
Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.
The snow had largely stopped overnight, but flurries were expected to continue Friday morning.
A dense fog blanketing Chicago is affecting Thanksgiving travel plans on Wednesday.
Airline travel to and from the east coast is starting up again. Planes are taking off from New York’s JFK Airport. However, LaGuardia is still closed.
The Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation that could lead to more privatization of public assets across the United States.
Gov. Pat Quinn has called the pending gambling expansion bill “excessive.”
Conditions at both Chicago airports are improving Wednesday night after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights in and out of the city.