TSA Boss: Airport Lines Will 'Continue To Be A Challenge' This SummerThe head of the Transportation Security Administration on Friday warned travelers there are no quick fixes to the problems that have led to gargantuan lines at airport security at Chicago's airports as the summer travel season is ramping up.
TSA Boss In Chicago To Meet With Local Leaders About Airport DelaysThe head of the Transportation Security Administration will face some tough questions Friday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, members of Congress, and others, as the agency seeks to reduce excruciatingly long wait times at airport security checkpoints.
Top Aldermen Want To Boot TSA, Privatize Chicago Airport SecuritySome powerful Chicago aldermen want to get rid of TSA officers at Chicago’s two airports, and switch to private security officers, in an effort to alleviate the dreadfully long lines at security checkpoints.
Aldermen, SEIU Push To Take Airport Control Away From EmanuelSeveral alderman have joined union airport workers in an effort to create an elected airport authority, and wrestle control of O’Hare and Midway airports away from Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
TSA Sending Extra Officers To O'Hare To Help With Security LinesFaced with excruciatingly long lines at security checkpoints, the TSA has dispatched 58 new security officers and four bomb-sniffing canine teams to O'Hare International Airport, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.
Nightmarish Lines Continue At Airport Security CheckpointsTravelers flying out of Chicago just can’t catch a break. With increasingly long lines to get through security at the city’s airports, many travelers have been missing their flights, and some ended up sleeping at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday.
Three Women Arrested At O'Hare After Cops Find $3M Of DrugsPa Yang, 57; Mai Vue Vang, 58; and True Thao, 52 were each charged with one felony count of manufacturing and delivering more than 900 grams of heroin or heroin analogs, according to Chicago Police.
Man Jumps From O'Hare Terminal While Fleeing PoliceThe 22-year-old man ran from officers who were trying to arrest him for causing a disturbance at the airport about 7:15 p.m., according to Chicago Police. While he was running away, he jumped from an upper-level terminal to a lower-level terminal.
Man Dies On Flight From Chicago To MexicoAeroméxico flight 683 took off from O'Hare International Airport around 12:30 a.m., and made an emergency landing in Houston about two hours later, after an elderly passenger became unresponsive in his seat.
Some O'Hare Airport Workers On Strike ThursdayWorkers at O’Hare International Airport planned to rally for better pay Thursday morning, after beginning a 24-hour strike, but the question was how much impact they were having on operations.
City Council Panel Grounds Measure To Halt O'Hare ExpansionA City Council committee has voted down an ordinance that would have stopped the expansion of O'Hare International Airport in its tracks, and given aldermen the final say over any runway changes the airport.
Private Jet Slips Off Runway At O'Hare, Airliner Slides On TaxiwayA private plane slid off the end of a runway Tuesday afternoon at O'Hare International Airport, and minutes later an American Airlines jet slipped on a taxiway.