Michael Yates, 52, was a former DuPage County sheriff’s deputy.
Another person has been charged with trying to bring a gun into Midway Airport on Tuesday.
Security details at Midway Airport have so far confiscated six firearms this year, equalling the total for all of 2014.
It’s a record fine for violating federal rules against long tarmac delays.
This week’s bitter blast has left lingering problems at both Chicago airports. Frozen fuel pipes at O’Hare forced at least two airlines to delay flights.
Airlines estimate 4.2 million people are passing through both O’Hare and Midway during the 18 days surrounding the holiday season.
The busiest air travel day of the year is living up to its reputation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
An elderly couple who were asleep in their Southwest Side home last week when a small plane crashed into their bedroom are suing the airline that managed the plane.
Shortly after takeoff, the pilot of a single engine plane told the control tower at Midway that he needed to return to make an emergency landing.
Here’s a nice view from space of Chicago’s Midway International Airport, courtesy of Google Maps.
The FAA says there is no timetable for repairs at an air traffic control center in Aurora after being shutdown on Friday.
O’Hare and Midway airports are attempting to get back to normal after nearly 24 hours of issues.
2014 … it’s been a very wet year.
The risk of thunderstorms in the Chicago area has led to delays and some cancelations at the city’s airports.
The brown Doberman, named Madison, slipped out of her harness while a volunteer was walking her ahead of a long car ride.
The search for flights has been eclipsed by the search for lost baggage at Midway Airport where Southwest Airlines is still trying to recover from days of delays and cancellations.
Josephine M. Coleman, 25, of Country Club Hills, is charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon, and Cook County Judge James Brown ordered her held Sunday in lieu of $25,000.
Chicago winters often cause a flight delay or two, so knowing where to drown your sorrows can be an essential coping skill to possess. Here are a few good watering holes in those transitional travel depots.
The move would create the country’s largest airlines.
Two CTA employees were injured when an Orange Line train derailed in a train yard near Midway Airport early today.