Foggy conditions temporarily shut down Chicago’s Midway Airport on Thursday.
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.
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.
More than 230 flights at O’Hare International Airport were cancelled after a storm passed through late Sunday morning.
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.
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.
Due to the severe weather, both Chicago airports are reporting delays and some roads around O’Hare International Airport are closed due to flooding.
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.
A string of thunderstorms is causing major delays for air travelers heading to and from the east coast.
Elaine Robertson, 61, was charged with attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon on Thursday, police said.
The Chicago Transit Authority is putting two proposed rapid transit extensions on hold as it tries to cope with its latest financial crisis.
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.
If you love to travel, but hate to board your pet, a new pet resort may put your mind at ease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
O’Hare International Airport saw the largest growth in traffic last year among the 10 busiest airports in the United States.
Hundreds of flights were canceled Thursday at Chicago airports because of poor visibility, on the heels of last weekend’s East Coast snowstorms.
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.