Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Bensenville Residents Sue City, Claim O'Hare Noise Makes Homes UnlivableA group of Bensenville residents has sued the city of Chicago, seeking to force the city to buy their homes, because of a spike in jet noise from nearby O’Hare International Airport.
American Airlines Fixes Computer Glitch, After Major Delays For O'Hare, Dallas, MiamiA computer problem forced American to halt all flights headed to O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and Miami International Airport around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The airline said it had fixed the problem by 1:15 p.m.
Feds Want 13 Years, $4.5M Fine For Man Who Set Fire At FAA FacilityWhen Brian Howard set a fire at an FAA radar facility in Aurora in a failed suicide attempt in 2014, he caused “one of the most severe disruptions to air travel in recent memory,” federal prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum.
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Family Sues City After Daughter's Spine Severed By Falling Pedestrian ShelterTierney Darden and her family were standing outside O’Hare on Aug. 2 when a storm swept in, and they tried to take cover from the hail and high winds by ducking under a massive pedestrian shelter. The shelter, with rusted brackets and bolts missing, blew over, and crashed on top of the 24-year-old dancer.
2 Investigators: Rusted O'Hare Shelters Remain, After Accident That Paralyzed WomanThe structures were missing what could be critical hardware to help secure these massive shelters. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Jet Noise Frustrations Remain After First FAA Meeting On New O'Hare RunwayThe Federal Aviation Administration on Monday held the first in a series of workshops to discuss a new runway at O’Hare International Airport, but the meeting did little to alleviate the frustration of residents who have suffered through an increase in jet noise for the past two years.
United Flight Returns To O'Hare After Striking BirdsUnited Flight 1676 departed O’Hare for Fort Myers shortly before 8 a.m. A CBS reporter who was on the flight said, 10 to 15 minutes after the flight took off, the pilot informed passengers they were turning around, because the plane struck birds at the end of the runway.
Man Arrested On United Flight After Drunken Disturbance, Punching Another PassengerPolice said 31-year-old Adam Kealing, of Austin, was on board United flight 5587, bound for Dayton, Ohio, around 7:40 p.m., when he drunkenly refused a flight attendant’s instructions to turn off his cell phone. Keeling then allegedly punched a fellow passenger.
New Ramps For Elgin O'Hare Western Access Project Opening By Monday“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.
Flooding Slowly Recedes Amid Dry Conditions TuesdayThe 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.