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A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Thunderstorms Leading To Flight Delays, Cancelations

The risk of thunderstorms in the Chicago area has led to delays and some cancelations at the city’s airports.

06/18/2014

Madison, a Doberman mix, ran away after a rescue group volunteer flew her into Midway International Airport in January. Madison slipped out of her harness while walking near the airport. (Illinois Doberman Rescue)

Rescued Doberman Escapes At Midway Airport

The brown Doberman, named Madison, slipped out of her harness while a volunteer was walking her ahead of a long car ride.

01/17/2014

Travelers stand in security lines at Midway International Airport on Thursday, at the start of the Memorial Day weekend travel frenzy. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Passengers Weary From Flight Delays Search Luggage Piles For Lost Bags At Midway

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.

01/04/2014

Josephine M. Coleman (Chicago Police Dept.)

Traveler Attempts To Board Plane At Midway With Loaded Handgun: Police

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.

12/29/2013

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Best Places To Grab A Drink In Chicago’s Airports

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.

12/07/2013

An American Airlines jet taxis past American Eagle jets at O'Hare Airport March 26, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines canceled about 200 flights nationwide today so they could inspect some wiring aboard their MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

American Airlines, U.S. Airways Considering Merger

The move would create the country’s largest airlines.

12/26/2012

An Orange Line train derailed near Midway Airport. (CBS)

CTA Train Derails Near Midway Airport, Two Workers Hurt

Two CTA employees were injured when an Orange Line train derailed in a train yard near Midway Airport early today.

11/09/2012

This is a photo of Anthony Rosalia's shoe after the boy's foot became caught in a Midway Airport escalator. (Marty Dolan)

City Settles With Family Of Boy Whose Foot Was Mangled In Airport Escalator

The negligence lawsuit was settled for $600,000, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/01/2012

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Report: Major Upgrades May Be Coming To Midway Airport

Some major upgrades may be in store at Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

David Coates, 57, is accused of stealing copper wire on several occasions from Midway International Airport, where he worked. In all, authorities said he stole 500 feet of copper wire. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

City Worker Accused Of Swiping Copper Wire From Midway Airport

A City Of Chicago worker stands accused of stealing 500 feet of copper wire from Midway Airport.

08/16/2012

Nearly 90 flights were canceled after a power outage at Midway Airport. (CBS)

After Power Outage, Midway Delays To Spill Into Weekend

A power outage on Midway’s airfield grounded dozens of flights and hundreds of passengers. The outage lasted for four hours, and CBS 2 learned the delays will be spilling into the weekend.

06/29/2012

Midway Outage

Power Outage Closes Midway Airport For Over 4 Hours

Power has been restored to the runway lights at Midway International Airport, after a night that left passengers stranded and miserable for hours.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

Midway Veterans

Veterans Of Battle Of Midway Honored At Namesake Airport

Veterans from the pivotal World War II Battle of Midway took center stage at Midway Airport as the airport marked the 70th anniversary of the battle, after which the airport is named.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2012

Ambulance

Boy, 8, Plunges At Least 20 Feet At Midway Airport

Police say an 8-year-old boy was being treated for minor injuries Tuesday, after he either jumped or fell 25 to 30 feet from the ticketing area at Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Lisa Sievers of Minnesota is the passenger whose medical symptoms created the health scare at Midway Airport. (CBS)

Delta Passenger Explains Medical Scare That Quarantined Jet At Midway

Lise Sievers is the passenger whose curious medical symptoms caused a health scare at Midway Airport. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with the Minnesota resident.

04/27/2012

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.

04/26/2012

Midway Airport Hazmat

Leaky Luggage Prompts Hazmat Response At Midway

A substance leaking from a piece of luggage prompted a hazardous materials response at Midway International Airport Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Mayor Emanuel: Time To Speed Up Trains To O’Hare, Midway

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he’s evaluating plans to shave up to 12 minutes off CTA travel times between downtown and O’Hare Airport and Midway Airports, a goal he views as more attainable than his predecessor’s dream of an express train to O’Hare.

02/08/2012

Midway Airport

Travel Guide Ranks Midway Airport Among World’s Worst

Travelers love the low fares and fast lines at Midway International Airport, but a leading travel Web site has ranked it one of the worst in the whole world.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines’ $19 Billion Order Biggest In Boeing History

Chicago-based Boeing has landed it the largest aircraft order in its history.

12/13/2011

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