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The security line at Midway Airport on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Suburban Man Charged With Trying To Bring Gun Into Midway

Another person has been charged with trying to bring a gun into Midway Airport on Tuesday.

03/24/2015

This weapon was discovered at Midway Airport on Monday. (Credit: TSA)

Loaded Firearm Found In Baggage At Midway

Security details at Midway Airport have so far confiscated six firearms this year, equalling the total for all of 2014.

03/16/2015

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

Southwest Airlines Socked With $1.6M Fine For Midway Delays Last Winter

It’s a record fine for violating federal rules against long tarmac delays.

01/15/2015

A fuel tanker pulls next to a regional jet at O'Hare Friday. (CBS)

Frigid Temps Cause Problems At O’Hare, Midway

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.

01/10/2015

Lines at O'Hare International Airport on Monday. (CBS)

More Than 4 Million Travelers Expected To Pass Through Chicago Airports This Holiday Season

Airlines estimate 4.2 million people are passing through both O’Hare and Midway during the 18 days surrounding the holiday season.

12/23/2014

The security line at Midway Airport on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Long Security Lines Reported At Midway On Busiest Air Travel Day Of The Year

The busiest air travel day of the year is living up to its reputation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

11/30/2014

A small twin-engine plane crashed into a house less than half a mile from Midway International Airport, shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Elderly Couple Suing Airline After Plane Crashed Into Their SW Side Home

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.

11/25/2014

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Map Shows How Close Plane Was To Making Landing At Midway

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.

11/18/2014

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View: Google Earth Image Above Midway Airport

Here’s a nice view from space of Chicago’s Midway International Airport, courtesy of Google Maps.

11/18/2014

An FAA air traffic control center in Aurora. (Credit: CBS)

No Timetable For Repairs At Aurora FAA Facility

The FAA says there is no timetable for repairs at an air traffic control center in Aurora after being shutdown on Friday.

09/28/2014

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)

More Flights Canceled As Airports Try To Get Back To Normal

O’Hare and Midway airports are attempting to get back to normal after nearly 24 hours of issues.

09/27/2014

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Chicago’s 2014 Has Been All Wet, National Weather Service Says

2014 … it’s been a very wet year.

08/27/2014

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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