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Pilot Of Tiny Cessna Makes Landing At O’Hare

Judging by the reaction from the air traffic controller, Chicago O’Hare International Airport doesn’t get a request like this one very often.

10/23/2014

A member of Bellevue's Hospital staff wears protective clothing during a demonstration on how they would receive a suspected Ebola patient on October 8, 2014 in New York City. If the patient was confirmed to be carrying the deadly virus the person would be sent to an isolation unit for treatment. The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, Liberian Thomas Duncan, has died at a Dallas hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hospital Ramps Up Ebola Precautions As Enhanced Screening Begins At O’Hare

Screening for the Ebola virus began Thursday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, as local health experts sought to reassure the public they are ready to help contain any outbreak.

10/16/2014

The airfield at O'Hare International Airport virtually empty for several hours on Sept. 26, 2014, after a vital air traffic center was crippled by sabotage, grounding all virtually flights in and out of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

United Airlines Cargo Area Briefly Evacuated At O’Hare

A United Airlines cargo building at O’Hare Airport was evacuated this morning after a box with computer hard drives tested positive for a bomb substance.

10/16/2014

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

President Obama boards Air Force One at O'Hare in 2011. (Credit:  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Land At Gary Airport, Not O’Hare, For Chicago Visit

When President Obama arrives on Wednesday evening, Air Force One will touch down at Gary airport, rather than the usual O’Hare International Airport.

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

Olachi Etoh (Credit; Chicago Police

Woman Charged With Kidnapping After Grabbing Boy At O’Hare

A woman has been charged with kidnapping after she grabbed a two-year-old boy at O’Hare International Airport and tried to run away with him Tuesday afternoon.

09/03/2014

An airport shuttle bus crashed into a concrete median on the I-190 entrance road to O'Hare International Airport on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Passenger Files Lawsuit Following O’Hare Shuttle Bus Crash

The first personal injury lawsuit has been filed – following that O’Hare shuttle bus crash last Friday which injured more than a dozen people.

09/02/2014

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United Flight Forced to Land in Chicago After ‘Knee Defender’ Sparks Altercation

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Thanks to a little gadget called the Knee Defender, the friendly skies just got a little less, well, friendly. United Flight 1462 traveling from Newark to Denver was forced to land in Chicago […]

08/26/2014

Surveillance image shows airport personnel and rescue workers treat a heart-attack patient. (provided video)

One Year Later, Heart Attack Victim Meets Airport Bystanders Who Saved His Life

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez was there for the reunion.

07/11/2014

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

This CTA train smashed into the escalator on Monday morning at the O'Hare station. (Credit: CBS)

Feds To Transit Agencies: Test Stop Systems In Wake Of O’Hare Blue Line Crash

Images of the Blue Line train that just wouldn’t stop still strike fear among some passengers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/12/2014

Missing student Hye Min Choi (Chicago Police)

Missing U. Of I. Student Found, Reunited With Family

Police have found a University of Illinois student who disappeared after he checked in for a flight at O’Hare International Airport, but never boarded the plane.

05/22/2014

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)

Sick Passenger Dies After Emergency Landing At O’Hare

A passenger died at a hospital after becoming ill on a flight, prompting an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport Wednesday afternoon.

04/02/2014

Angelique Kittell. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pregnant Woman Charged With Trying To Bring Gun On Plane At O’Hare

A pregnant, convicted bank robber from Milwaukee is in trouble with the law again, this time for trying to carry a gun onto a plane at O’Hare. WBBM’s Bob Roberts was in court.

02/22/2014

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

An American Eagle flight from Washington D.C. landed at O'Hare Monday, and passengers were sent down emergency slides. (Adam M. Chud)

Jet Passengers Sent Down Emergency Chutes At O’Hare

The captain of a flight from Washington, D.C. ordered an emergency evacuation “out of an abundance of caution.”

01/27/2014

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