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Flight status boards at O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CBS)

East Coast Blizzard Stranding Many Travelers At O’Hare, Midway

Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.


The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Airlines Canceling Thousands Of Flights To East Coast Ahead Of Major Blizzard

The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.


Travelers line up at a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport early Wednesday, which is expected to be the busiest travel day of the holiday week. (Credit: CBS)

Holiday Travelers Encounter Fewer Delays Than Expected

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakely reports holiday passengers expecting turkey day travel troubles received a pleasant surprise as few O’Hare flights delayed or cancelled due to the northeast storm.



Sandy Knocks Out Email Service For Many People, Businesses

If your email’s been down since Hurricane Sandy hit on Monday night, you might be waiting quite some time before it’s up and running again.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Com Ed, Local Red Cross Sending Crews East Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

Some ComEd crews and others from the Chicago area have started heading east, ahead of Hurricane Sandy, to be in place to help with recovery once the storm makes landing next week.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

O'Hare International Airport

East Coast Storms Cause Delays At O’Hare, Midway

A string of thunderstorms is causing major delays for air travelers heading to and from the east coast.


O'Hare Line

Long Lines At O’Hare For Backlogged Flights After Irene

Hurricane Irene has stranded nearly 700,000 air travelers at airports across the country, and now, frustrated passengers – including many at O’Hare International Airport – must wait to be rebooked on flights.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Here is a seismograph image of the Virginia earthquake, taken at Northern Illinois University. (Credit: NIU)

East Coast Quake Reportedly Felt In Chicago

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast may have been felt here in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

New York Snow

East Coast Snowstorm Delays Chicago Flights

Another monstrous snowstorm on the East Coast has delayed hundreds of flights at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

East Coast Snow Snarls Chicago Airports

With a monstrous snowstorm pounding the East Coast, it’s likely to be another day of cancelled and delayed flights at Chicago’s airports.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011

O'Hare Travelers

Backlog At O’Hare Frustrates Airline Passengers

Airlines are clearing away some of the backlog after the massive storm in the East Coast. But not quickly enough for some passengers. Many still are stuck at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


O'Hare Travelers

East Coast Snow Still Delaying Chicago Flights

Airline flight troubles to the East Coast continued to have a ripple effect in Chicago today.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2010

O'Hare Travelers

UPDATE: Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded At Chicago Airports

Getting home from the holidays is on hold for hundreds of thousands of travelers. The massive blizzard that buried the East Coast has left people stranded at airports all over the country, including here in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010

O'Hare Travelers

Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded Due To Winter Storms

Some weary travelers are being forced to call O’Hare International Airport home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010