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Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Reno to Chicago use a portable staircase to get off their flight, after the plane blew two tires while landing at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo courtesy Ron Reeves)

Flight From Reno Blows Two Tires After Landing At O’Hare

Passengers on a flight from Reno had to get off their plane on a portable staircase at O’Hare International Airport on Monday, after the aircraft blew two tires while landing.

07/29/2013

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

O’Hare, Airline Employees To Get Free Rides On Blue Line For Now

As many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O’Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.

07/04/2013

Air Traffic Radar

Fire Alarm At Radar Facility Delays Flights At O’Hare, Midway

Several flights at O’Hare and Midway airports were delayed Monday morning, after a fire alarm prompted the evacuation of an FAA radar facility in Elgin.

07/01/2013

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O’Hare Plans Refrigerated Facility For Shipping Flowers, Food

A City Council committee has signed off on construction of a new $2 million facility at O’Hare International Airport to help get flowers, pharmaceuticals, and produce to market fresher and faster.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2013

Travelers stand in security lines at Midway International Airport on Thursday, at the start of the Memorial Day weekend travel frenzy. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Busy Holiday Weekend To Kick Off Summer Travel Season

The busy summer travel season got underway on Thursday, as many travelers got an early start to the Memorial Day weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

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O’Hare To Get 25 Goats To Help With Landscaping

The city of Chicago is set to employ a herd of goats to clear vegetation at O’Hare International Airport.

05/08/2013

O'Hare International Airport

Planes Clip Wings At O’Hare

No one was injured Wednesday night when a passenger jet with 284 people aboard and a cargo plane clipped the tips of their wings as they taxied past each other at O’Hare International Airport.

05/02/2013

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

Five Sickened By Diesel Fumes At O’Hare CTA Station

Five CTA employees got nauseous and were taken to a hospital Thursday morning following a minor diesel fuel spill at the O’Hare Blue Line station.

05/02/2013

State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

State Sen. Donne Trotter Pleads Guilty To Bringing Gun To O’Hare

State Sen. Donne Trotter was sentenced to one year of court supervision Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless conduct for trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/24/2013

Air Traffic Radar

Storms Result In Hundreds Of Canceled Flights In Chicago

With a series of thunderstorms moving through the Chicago area on Wednesday, airlines have canceled hundreds of flights at O’Hare International Airport.

04/17/2013

A police bomb squad robot checks out an abandoned truck near the rental car facility at O'Hare International Airport on April 16, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Check Abandoned Truck Near O’Hare

Members of the Chicago police bomb squad were checking out an abandoned truck parked near the rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

04/16/2013

O'Hare International Airport

Cause Of O’Hare Runway Light Outage Still Undetermined

Officials at O’Hare International Airport are saying a bit more about what caused lights to fail on two runways Thursday night, but have yet to determine an exact cause.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

(credit: Pilar Clark)

Online Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of O’Hare Dedication

History buffs can have loads of fun surfing the Internet on a new online exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the dedication of O’Hare International Airport.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

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Chicago Man Dies Aboard O’Hare-Bound Plane

Christopher Allen, of the 3500 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center after he was found unresponsive aboard the the Spirit Airlines flight.

04/09/2013

O'Hare International Airport

O’Hare Celebrating 50th Anniversary Of Dedication By JFK

Even before the formal dedication ceremony in 1963, O’Hare had begun transforming from a former orchard into an economic engine for the city.

03/26/2013

Mason Johnson, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in his father's stabbing death. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Bail Denied For Man Charged With Stabbing Father To Death

The son of an O’Hare Airport security officer was charged with fatally stabbing his father to death early Sunday in his Morgan Park neighborhood home.

03/26/2013

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

9 O’Hare Passengers Taken To Hospitals After Becoming Ill

An international flight was grounded at O’Hare after several passengers were rushed to the hospital. The tourists were headed home to Copenhagen Denmark late last night.

03/26/2013

Sheryl Perry (Credit: Chicago Police)

Motorist Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash Near O’Hare

A southwest suburban woman was charged with aggravated DUI after a man was killed early Saturday when he was struck by a car as he walked on the Far Northwest Side near O’Hare Airport.

03/25/2013

The White House (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

No Deal To Delay Sequestration Cuts, Illinois Could Be Hit Hard

With no deal in sight to avoid $85 billion in automatic federal budget cuts – known as the sequester – airports could see delays, some public services might be disrupted, and many federal workers could be forced to take lower pay, layoffs, or mandatory furloughs.

03/01/2013

The Chicago skyline. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City’s Tourism Agency Getting Extra $5M To Promote Chicago, Airports

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the City of Chicago is upping the ante in its bid to promote tourism here.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

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