Chicago Air & Water Show

Veterans with the Wounded Warrior Project were taking part in several sporting events in the Chicago area before the Air & Water Show, as part of their recovery and rehab process. (Credit: Facebook)

Wounded Veterans Enjoy Sporting Event Ahead Of Air Show

Wounded veterans were spending a few days biking, sailing, and water skiing around the Chicago area as they look forward to attending the Air & Water Show on the lakefront.

08/15/2014

Darrell Griffin (left) and Garland Smith (right) both face felony charges after allegedly stealing iPhones in separate incidents on or near the lakefront on Aug. 17, 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Lifeguard Thwarts iPhone Robbery During Air Show

Five suspects – including three juveniles – face charges, following three separate robberies on Saturday, two of them at the Air & Water Show.

08/19/2013

WBBM's Terry Keshner takes a ride with the Lima Lima Flight Team practicing for the Chicago Air & Water Show.

Big Stars Missing, But Air Show Still Has Lots Of Thrills

Government budget cuts mean there are no Blue Angels, Thunderbirds, or Golden Knights at this year’s Chicago Air & Water Show, but there will be plenty to see.

08/16/2013

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly over the Chicago lakefront on Aug. 18, 2011, in a rehearsal of their aerobatics display during the 2011 Chicago Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

Thunderbirds Won’t Perform At Air & Water Show Due To Budget Cuts

This year’s Chicago Air & Water Show will be without its marquee attraction, after the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled all shows after April 1, due to federal budget cuts.

03/12/2013

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the lakefront during the 2012 Chicago Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

Air Show Fans Find Different Perspectives To Watch The Stunts

The Blue Angels closed out Chicago’s 54th annual Air & Water Show this afternoon. For spectators, it was all about the view. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman found some unique spots where people found a different perspective for the Air & Water Show.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2012

Blue Angels

‘Millions’ Expected To Attend Air & Water Show

City officials said “millions” of spectators are expected to gather along the lakefront for this weekend’s Air and Water Show.

08/18/2012

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Air Show Fun For Us, Not So Much For The Dogs

The 4th of July is the most hated day of the year by dogs. With all the fireworks and excitement, it can be scary for pets. But the Chicago Air & Water Show runs a close second.

CBS 2–08/21/2011

Two members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds flight team fly in a mirror formation during the 2011 Chicago Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

1.7M Attend Chicago Air & Water Show

Saturday’s rain storm put a bit of a damper on attendance for the Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2011

North Avenue Beach (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Women Stage Topless Protest During Air Show

What would the Chicago Air & Water Show be without a topless protest? Men go topless all the time. So why not women? That was the message of a protest Sunday at North Avenue Beach, as a group of women fought for the right to bare their breasts.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2011

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly over the Chicago lakefront on Aug. 18, 2011, in a rehearsal of their aerobatics display during the 2011 Chicago Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

Cops To Be Out In Force For Air & Water Show

As many as 2 million people were expected to take in the Chicago Air & Water Show on Saturday and Sunday and that means a big job for Chicago police.

CBS 2–08/19/2011

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Air & Water Show Quick Tips

The 2011 Air & Water Show is finally approaching! To get you prepared, we’ve rounded up helpful tips, travel guides and line-up information.

08/16/2011