O’Hare International Airport
“This is a historic day for the western suburbs of Chicago,” Illinois State Toll Highway Authority board chairman Bob Schillerstrom said from high atop a ramp stretching over Illinois Route 390 on Friday.
The rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.
CHICAGO (STMW) — The CTA Blue Line and half of the Eisenhower Expressway are both reopen after they were closed due to heavy storms Monday evening. Heavy rain flooded parts of the Eisenhower (I-290) and […]
Jetliners roared down O’Hare’s newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for bottlenecks at one of the nation’s busiest airports. But in the year and a half since that celebratory event, delays have been even more common than in the five years before the strip opened.
For the second time in a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is stepping in to block a ride-hailing giant whose investors include the mayor’s own brother from invading cabdrivers’ turf at O’Hare and Midway airports.
A 37-year-old contractor from Naperville has pleaded guilty to setting a fire at an Aurora radar facility last fall, crippling Chicago’s two airports, and disrupting air traffic all across the U.S.
City officials broke ground Thursday on a new consolidated rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport, designed to bring every rental car agency under one roof, and reduce traffic congestion on airport terminal roadways.
Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, which means the start of the busy summer travel season. Whether you’ve booked a flight, or are hitting the road, you’re sure to see some congestion.
A homeless woman who has been arrested several times for trying to sneak past security checkpoints at multiple airports – and even managing to sneak on board at least three different flights without a ticket – has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before her next court date.
A plea agreement with prosecutors is being negotiated, with the goal being having Brian Howard do his time in a federal prison offering mental health treatment, defense attorney Ronald Safer said.
A serial stowaway recently was has been busted again, having been arrested twice in a span of 10 days in Chicago; once at O’Hare International Airport, and again at Midway International airport.
Federal prosecutors formally filed charges Friday against Brian Howard, the Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar facility in Aurora last year, leading to a grounding of all planes at O’Hare and Midway.
The project is part of a $2.5 billion plan to widen and rebuild the Jane Addams (I-90), according to the Illinois Tollway.
NTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
The free Mobile Passport Control app was developed for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. It allows travelers to plug in their passport information and submit customs declaration forms before arrival.
Chicago’s airports have experienced five breaches of perimeter security over the past 11 years, including one this January when a man armed with a pistol drove past a checkpoint.
Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day after being arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. During the brief hearing in federal court in Madison, Van Haften did not contest his detention.
A kinder, gentler Suburban O’Hare Commission Wednesday unveiled the team of experts it has hired to find ways to reduce airport jet noise — a group that makes it clear they want to work with the city, not against it.
Two men, including an airline employee, were arrested for bringing loaded handguns to O’Hare International Airport in separate instances within an hour of each other on Friday afternoon.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared to suggest renaming one of Chicago’s airports after President Barack Obama on Thursday, but also sounded confused about how the O’Hare and Midway got their current names.