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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.


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Five Passengers Fall Ill On Flight From Germany

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


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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Pedestrian Hurt After Being Struck By Taxi At O’Hare

A person in front of American Airlines Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport was struck by a taxicab Tuesday evening.


(Photo: O'Hare Airport Guide) credit: Pilar Clark

New Program Will Give Some O’Hare Travelers Quicker Trip Though Customs

City Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino says the new program is called One Stop and is tailored to those arriving at the international terminal and traveling light.


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Frustrated By Traffic, People Leave Cars And Walk On Expressway To O’Hare

Traffic to O’Hare was so backed up this morning between about 6 a.m. and 7 that people were getting out of cars and walking from the I-190 extension to the airport.


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Woman Found Dead At O’Hare

A woman was found dead near a bus stop at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, authorities said.


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Air Traffic Furloughs Could Lead To Flight Delays

The FAA says to expect flight delays and cancellations around the country, including Chicago.


O'Hare Air Traffic Control Tower

Air Traffic Control Furloughs May Lead To Big Delays

There could be delays at O’Hare and other major airports when a furlough of air traffic controllers kicks in this Sunday.


Rambo, a U.S. Cusoms and Border Protection canine at the International Mail Facility near O'Hare International Airport, has helped intercept hundreds of drug shipments. (Credit: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

Drug Sniffing Dog Intercepts Four Opium Shipments At O’Hare

A drug-sniffing dog had a big day at O’Hare Airport Monday allowing Customs and Border Protection officers to intercept four shipments of opium in a matter of hours.


An American Airlines jet taxis past American Eagle jets at O'Hare Airport March 26, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines canceled about 200 flights nationwide today so they could inspect some wiring aboard their MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

American Airlines, U.S. Airways Considering Merger

The move would create the country’s largest airlines.


St. Johannes Cemetery

O’Hare Cemetery Move Subject Of New Play

“Over My Dead Body” tells story of how relatives of the deceased fought plans to pave over Saint Johannes Cemetery.


Sheila A. Schultz, 65, allegedly tried to get a gun past airport security at O'Hare. (Chicago Police Dept.)

American Airlines Employee Arrested For Trying To Bring Gun On Plane

An American Airlines flight attendant was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Saturday for allegedly trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare International Airport.


Mendy Zimmerman was stuck in New York for days, no thanks to Hurricane Sandy. (CBS)

Hurricane-Delayed Travelers Get Back To Chicago

CBS 2’s Brad Edward went to O’Hare International Airport to hear to the stories of Chicagoans who were stranded in the Northeast this week.


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Man Dies After Having Chest Pains On O’Hare Flight

A man died after he complained of chest pains while on an American Airlines flight headed to O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning.


(Photo: O'Hare Airport Guide) credit: Pilar Clark

Moody’s Lowers Bond Rating For O’Hare Expansion Borrowing

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration on Friday took its second hit in one week from a Wall Street rating agency when Moody’s Investors Service dropped the bond rating on billions of dollars in O’Hare Airport bonds about to go to market.


At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Mayor Emanuel: Time To Speed Up Trains To O’Hare, Midway

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he’s evaluating plans to shave up to 12 minutes off CTA travel times between downtown and O’Hare Airport and Midway Airports, a goal he views as more attainable than his predecessor’s dream of an express train to O’Hare.