Chicago-Rockford International Airport

Northern Illinois Huskies team celebrate their undefeated season, after defeating the Kent State Golden Flashes 44-37 during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on November 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

NIU Football Team Headed To Florida For Orange Bowl

The Northern Illinois University football team and coaches were on their way to Miami on Wednesday morning, headed for their New Year’s Day matchup with Florida State in the Orange Bowl.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

A small plane crashed outside Rockford, killing the pilot. (CBS)

Pilot Dead After Small Plane Crashes Near Rockford

A pilot is dead after a plane went down near Rockford Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Air Traffic Radar

State Senator: Send Some Air Traffic To Rockford

A state lawmaker from Rockford wants to accommodate overflow air traffic from O’Hare to an airport in his region, to try keeping money in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011