Midway

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Bad Weather Causes Delays, Cancelations At Chicago’s Airports

Delays of up to 90 minutes were reported at O’Hare, where more than 735 flights had been canceled.

04/09/2015

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)

Indiana Pastor ‘Feels Terrible’ After Arrest For Bringing Gun To Midway

A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.

03/17/2015

A.380 caliber Jennings Bryco Model 58  discovered by TSA screeners at Midway. (Credit: TSA)

Two Arrested In 24 Hours At Midway After TSA Finds Loaded Guns

A Florida man was arrested with a loaded gun in his briefcase Saturday at Midway International Airport.

03/08/2015

Faith Du Bois was charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon after security screeners found a loaded handgun in her carry-on baggage at Midway International Airport on Feb. 22. 2015 (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suburban Woman Arrested At Midway After TSA Screeners Find Gun In Bag

A 58-year-old Lemont woman has been arrested after she was stopped at Midway Airport’s security yesterday – accused of having a gun in her carry-on.

02/23/2015

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)

Listen: 9-1-1 Call After Plane Crashed Into Home Near Midway

“Hi, there’s an airplane that just crashed in front of my house,” the caller says over the phone. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/21/2014

Rain against window (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 845 Flights Canceled At Chicago Airports Amid Storms

Travelers are encouraged to check their flight status with their airline.

10/02/2014

FAA fire suspect Brian Howard (FACEBOOK/April Howard Connor)

Brian Howard Was High Before Setting Radar Center Fire, Sources Say

The man who allegedly sabotaged the air traffic navigation center in Aurora has admitted that he was high when he decided to set the fire to computer server racks in the building’s basement and shutting down flight operations at Chicago’s two major airports.

09/30/2014

Passengers stuck at O'Hare after fire at FAA radar facility. (Credit:  Dayna Eubanks)

FAA Launches Review; Two Weeks Before Aurora Air Control Facility Repaired

Repairs may take another two weeks to fully restore operations the FAA air traffic control center in Aurora after a deliberately set fire crippled flight operations at O’Hare and Midway airports.

09/29/2014

Skies above the Chicago area were virtually empty Friday morning, due to a ground stop at O'Hare and Midway airports, because of a fire at an FAA radar facility. (Credit: FlightAware)

Extensive Damage May Shutter Radar Facility For Days

The damage done by a disgruntled contractor at the FAA radar facility in Aurora was so extensive that the center might not be operational for several days.

09/26/2014

(File Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Air Travelers At Midway Can Now Get Their Yoga On

If the airline passenger sitting next to you is unusually tranquil, perhaps he or she got some yoga practice in at Midway International Aiport’s new dedicated studio.

09/08/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nurse Comes To Aid Of Woman In Cardiac Arrest On Midway-Bound Flight

A Chicagoland nurse got an unexpected surprise onboard a Southwest Airlines jet bound from Denver to Midway Airport Tuesday.

09/02/2014

Photo Of Foggy Highway

Flights Canceled, Delayed As ‘Dense Fog’ Advisory Issued In Chicago

The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for areas near Lake Michigan in Cook and Lake counties about 7:30 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday.

06/20/2014

Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Fallout From Airport Snag: Shortage Of Rental Cars

On Tuesday, smoke at an air traffic control facility disrupted travel at both Chicago airports, grounding hundreds of flights and stranding passengers, forcing many of them to rent cars.

05/15/2014

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

(Credit: AP)

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

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