Transportation Security Administration screeners found a loaded loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson firearm Thursday
It seems like a no-brainer, but each year airport authorities seize guns at security checkpoints, including those at Midway and O’Hare airports.
Delays of up to 90 minutes were reported at O’Hare, where more than 735 flights had been canceled.
Another person has been charged with trying to bring a gun into Midway Airport on Tuesday.
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.
A Florida man was arrested with a loaded gun in his briefcase Saturday at Midway International Airport.
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.
“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.
Travelers are encouraged to check their flight status with their airline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Chicagoland nurse got an unexpected surprise onboard a Southwest Airlines jet bound from Denver to Midway Airport Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.