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Chicagoans Alex Gaulin, Dean Tatooles and Christopher Mundy return from Nepal. (Credit: CBS)

Three Chicago Travelers Return Home After Experiencing Nepal Earthquake Firsthand

(CBS) — Three Chicagoans returned home from Nepal Sunday grateful to be alive after a deadly magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the country. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley was at O’Hare Airport Sunday when they arrived. All […]

04/26/2015

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)

O’Hare Noise Activists Say More Meetings With FAA Not Enough

After talking with Mayor Emanuel in Washington, Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta promised to double the number of meetings to be held before a new runway opens at O’Hare Airport this fall.

04/22/2015

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 Flying From Chicago Lands In Buffalo After Emergency

Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago has made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, and at least one passenger lost consciousness.

04/22/2015

An airplane from Grand Rapids landed safely at O'Hare after the landing gear in the nose apparently failed.(Credit: Michael Galvan_

Plane Lands Safely At O’Hare Without Nose Landing Gear

A plane flying from Grand Rapids to Chicago landed safely at O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon after landing gear in the plane’s nose apparently failed.

03/14/2015

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FAA: O’Hare Regains Title As Nation’s Busiest Airport For Flight Operations In 2014

O’Hare International Airport regained the nation’s busiest airport crown in 2014 — based on total flights — according to data obtained Wednesday from the Federal Aviation Administration.

01/21/2015

A fuel tanker pulls next to a regional jet at O'Hare Friday. (CBS)

Frigid Temps Cause Problems At O’Hare, Midway

This week’s bitter blast has left lingering problems at both Chicago airports. Frozen fuel pipes at O’Hare forced at least two airlines to delay flights.

01/10/2015

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JetBlue Flight Diverted To Chicago After Passenger Disturbance

A JetBlue flight from New York City to Salt Lake City had to be diverted Sunday evening due to a passenger creating a disturbance, Chicago police said.

01/05/2015

Lines at O'Hare International Airport on Monday. (CBS)

More Than 4 Million Travelers Expected To Pass Through Chicago Airports This Holiday Season

Airlines estimate 4.2 million people are passing through both O’Hare and Midway during the 18 days surrounding the holiday season.

12/23/2014

Ebola virus. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois Head Of Public Health Says State Is Prepared To Handle Ebola

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck says hospitals are on standby – in case there are cases of Ebola.

10/08/2014

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Hospitals, Emergency Responders Say They Are Prepared For Ebola

Precautions to protect us against spread of Ebola are now widespread. We saw evidence of that in Chicago, though no cases have been reported here.

10/07/2014

An FAA air traffic control center in Aurora. (Credit: CBS)

No Timetable For Repairs At Aurora FAA Facility

The FAA says there is no timetable for repairs at an air traffic control center in Aurora after being shutdown on Friday.

09/28/2014

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)

More Flights Canceled As Airports Try To Get Back To Normal

O’Hare and Midway airports are attempting to get back to normal after nearly 24 hours of issues.

09/27/2014

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)

O’Hare Once Again Busiest Airport In The World In Terms Of Take-Offs And Landings

O’Hare Airport appears to be flying high again. Numbers show the airport is once again the world’s busiest in terms of take-offs and landings at least.

09/24/2014

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Congressmen Disappointed FAA Won’t Take Another Look At O’Hare Noise Levels

“Extremely disappointing” is how three Illinois congressmen describe the FAA’s decision to NOT do another review of O’Hare noise levels.

09/11/2014

James Matthews (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

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