Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Midway To Conduct Airfield Emergency Drill On Saturday

Midway was planning to simulate an airplane emergency Saturday morning, complete with 90 volunteers posing as airline passengers, and wearing makeup to help them simulate injuries.


An American Eagle flight from Washington D.C. landed at O'Hare Monday, and passengers were sent down emergency slides. (Adam M. Chud)

Jet Passengers Sent Down Emergency Chutes At O’Hare

The captain of a flight from Washington, D.C. ordered an emergency evacuation “out of an abundance of caution.”


First Aid Kit

Survivor Skills: How To Be Ready When Disaster Strikes

Since 2010, there have been more than 250 major disasters declared in the U.S.- floods, tornadoes, fires-and all of us need to be prepared.


The scene on a Delta Airlines plane on Thursday after it was placed under quarantine at Midway Airport. (Credit: Kayla Maree Sanders via Twitter)

Crews Quarantine Delta Airliner At Midway–For Passenger With Bug Bites

A suspected medical problem with a passenger on a Delta Airlines flight led emergency crews to quarantine the plane at Midway Airport on Thursday.


Housing (File photo)

Survey: Most Homeowners Don’t Understand Insurance Coverage

It’s standard for homeowners to have insurance, but a recent survey found most people have no idea what their policies cover or how to make sure they get the policy’s maximum benefits.

CBS 2–10/13/2010