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Dense fog obscures views of the Aqua skyscraper in downtown Chicago on July 19, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Low Visibility Temporarily Shuts Down Midway Airport

Foggy conditions temporarily shut down Chicago’s Midway Airport on Thursday.

02/20/2014

Crowds of travelers inside Midway Airport waiting for their flights  recently. (Credit: Erik White/CBS)

Shoe Bomb Concern Increases At Airports

There is renewed concern for travelers in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports about the potential for terrorists to set off a shoe bomb.

02/19/2014

The Orange Line's Midway stop. (CBS)

Person Of Interest Questioned In Sexual Assault Of Woman Near Midway

The victim was getting into her vehicle in a secure parking lot in the 4600 block of West 59th Street after exiting the Orange Line train when a man who said he had handgun forced her into the vehicle about 4:15 p.m.

12/29/2013

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

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Storm Rolls Through Chicago Area

More than 230 flights at O’Hare International Airport were cancelled after a storm passed through late Sunday morning.

11/17/2013

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Snow Falling At Airports, Some Suburbs

The first snowflakes of the season are falling Tuesday afternoon at O’Hare Airport and flurries were also falling at Midway in many suburbs early Tuesday afternoon.

10/22/2013

Midway International Airport (CBS File Photo)

Deal To Lease Midway Is Dead, Mayor’s Office Confirms

The Sun-Times reported Thursday that Emanuel told his staff the idea is off the table. One of two firms bidding on the project reportedly dropped out, taking away a competitive element.

09/05/2013

The American Airlines departure board shows scores of canceled flights on Tuesday at O'Hare. (Credit: Susan Carlson/CBS)

Aiports Report Delays; Roads Near O’Hare Flooded

Due to the severe weather, both Chicago airports are reporting delays and some roads around O’Hare International Airport are closed due to flooding.

04/18/2013

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

More Than 1,100 Flights Canceled At O’Hare, Midway

The snow has only just started falling in Chicago, but airlines have already cancelled more than 1,100 flights at Chicago’s two major airports, with up to 10 inches of snow expected to fall by the end of the day.

03/05/2013

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.

07/18/2012

Elaine Robertson, 61, allegedly tried to get through airport screening with a gun in a carry-on bag. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Woman Arrested For Trying To Bring Gun On Plane At Midway

Elaine Robertson, 61, was charged with attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon on Thursday, police said.

03/16/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Puts Yellow, Orange Line Extensions On Hold

The Chicago Transit Authority is putting two proposed rapid transit extensions on hold as it tries to cope with its latest financial crisis.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2011

Casino Gambling

Senate OKs Casino For Chicago, Slot Machines At Airports, Racetracks

The Illinois Senate Tuesday narrowly passed and sent to Gov. Pat Quinn legislation that would authorize a casino for Chicago, put slot machines at racetracks and the city’s airports and add casinos in the suburbs.

CBS 2–05/31/2011

Paradise 4 Paws (CBS)

Pet Spa Puts Air Travelers’ Minds At Ease

If you love to travel, but hate to board your pet, a new pet resort may put your mind at ease.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Crash

Man Killed In Midway Area Crash

A 35-year-old man was killed after the vehicle he was driving rear-ended another car then crashed into a median flower container on the Southwest Side outside Midway Airport early Sunday.

04/03/2011

(Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Electric Vehicle Owners Getting More Places To Charge Up

Chicagoans soon will be able to juice up their electric cars at charging stations at Willis Tower, five local tollway oases, O’Hare and Midway airports and at select I-GO, Zipcar, grocery store and shopping mall parking lots.

02/20/2011

A plow clears snow in front of a United Airlines jet at O'Hare Airport  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Conditions Starting To Improve At Chicago Airports

Conditions at both Chicago airports are improving Wednesday night after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights in and out of the city.

02/02/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Aviation Officials: Flights Could Resume Wednesday Afternoon

Operations at both Midway and O’Hare airports are shut down due to dangerous blizzard conditions, but aviation officials say some flights could be up and running at Midway as soon as Wednesday afternoon.

02/01/2011

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

Report: O’Hare Beats Busiest U.S. Airports In Traffic Growth

O’Hare International Airport saw the largest growth in traffic last year among the 10 busiest airports in the United States.

01/05/2011

O'Hare International Airport

UPDATE: Fog Snarls Flights At O’Hare, Midway

Hundreds of flights were canceled Thursday at Chicago airports because of poor visibility, on the heels of last weekend’s East Coast snowstorms.

12/30/2010

O'Hare International Airport

Snow Grounds More Than 200 Flights

More than 200 flights have been canceled at O’Hare and Midway airports following a lake effect storm that dumped nearly four inches of snow in parts of Chicago, and more than nine inches in one northern suburb.

12/26/2010

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