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O’Hare Thefts Against Military Personnel Has Some Asking: Why?

A worker at O’Hare Airport is behind bars, accused of stealing items from active-duty military personnel. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

07/25/2014

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)

FAiR Coalition Gathering Support After Noise Complaints

People who say the new O’Hare Airport runway configuration has caused their quality of life and property values to suffer were out gathering support for their cause Saturday.

07/12/2014

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)

NW Side Residents: Politicians Ignoring Noise Complaints Will Pay At Ballot Box

The new O’Hare runway configuration that’s become a quality of life issue for some Northwest Side residents is attracting “throngs of people” to the cause of fighting the noise, according to some and they say politicians who won’t listen will pay at the ballot box.

07/08/2014

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)

Swarm Of Bees Temporarily Shuts Down Several Gates At O’Hare Sunday

O’Hare Airport was buzzing Sunday and not just with returning Fourth of July travelers, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

07/07/2014

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)

Song Protests Noise From New O’Hare Air Traffic Pattern

There is now a protest song and a music video to accompany the fight over the new O’Hare traffic pattern that has a lot of North Siders fed up.

07/02/2014

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

Thunderstorms Leading To Flight Delays, Cancelations

The risk of thunderstorms in the Chicago area has led to delays and some cancelations at the city’s airports.

06/18/2014

A Blue Line train ended up on the escalator at the O'Hare station after jumping the tracks when it failed to slow down while pulling into the terminal. (Credit: CBS)

Two More Lawsuits Filed Over O’Hare Blue Line Crash

Two more people have filed lawsuits against the CTA over a Blue Line train derailment at O’Hare last week, bringing the total number of suits filed up to eight.

04/03/2014

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

Blame Game Between CTA, Union Continues In Wake Of O’Hare Train Crash

The CTA’s worker union says the sleeping operator whose train crashed at O’Hare on Monday had worked 69 hours the previous week — a claim the transit agency denies. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

03/28/2014

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)

Safety Group Founder Says NTSB Will Recommend New Plane Separation Rules At O’Hare

The founder of a Park Ridge group that advocates for safety and noise issues for people living near O’Hare Airport says the National Transportation Safety Board is issuing new guidelines to the FAA regarding the separation of planes, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

02/08/2014

Passengers outside the United Terminal at O'Hare Airport. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At O’Hare

The airlines expect a lot of people will be trying to travel today – because tomorrow is going to be the first day back at work for many people after Christmas and New Year’s.

01/05/2014

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)

Plane Slides Off O’Hare Taxiway; No One Hurt

A plane slid off a taxiway at O’Hare International Airport on Saturday evening.

01/05/2014

A llama and a burro eat grass around O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

Grazing Animals Will Return To O’Hare

Goats, sheep, llamas and burros that helped clear vegetation around O’Hare International Airport this year are coming back in the spring.

12/30/2013

A Spirit Airlines engine is flying without its cowling before being recalled back to O'Hare. (Courtesy: Chad Musolf)

Florida-Bound Plane Returns To O’Hare After Engine Cover Falls Off

Chad Musolf, a businessman on his way back to Florida, says it was “unnerving” to look out the window and see the exposed engine.

11/09/2013

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)

Migrating Birds Causing Trouble For Airplanes

Two times in three days birds have forced the emergency landing of an American Airlines jet at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Pilots say this time of year, in particular, is the most risky for bird strikes.

10/08/2013

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)

Shutdown Affecting O’Hare Traffic Controllers

Dan Carrico of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association says his O’Hare staff is working without pay and they are without critical support staff that keep the system running, people who work quality control, mapping and training.

10/07/2013

O'Hare International Airport

Five Passengers Fall Ill On Flight From Germany

Five people became ill on a flight from Germany to O’Hare Airport on Saturday night.

09/15/2013

O'Hare International Airport

11 Injured When Two Vans Crash On O’Hare Airfield

Over one dozen workers were injured when two contractor’s vans collided on the airfield of O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

09/07/2013

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)

Coalition Continues To Fight Implementation Of New O’Hare Flight Pattern

Members of a grassroots coalition say they were told Tuesday that the City Department of Aviation would not postpone implementation of new approach and take-off patterns at O’Hare International Airport.

09/03/2013

Dominic Running (Cook County Sheriff's booking photo)

Man With 85 Pounds Of Drugs At O’Hare Said He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal

A Minnesota man nabbed at O’Hare Airport with more than 85 pounds of the stimulant Khat told authorities he did not know the drug was illegal.

09/02/2013

United Airlines

United Airlines Rolls Out New Perk At O’Hare For Frequent Flyers

It’s a long walk from Gate C-32 to Gate B-1 at O’Hare International Airport, but starting now, some United passengers catching connections at O’Hare will not have to walk.

07/21/2013

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