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O’Hare Airport Adds Yoga Room

The department also plans to open a yoga room at the city’s Midway International Airport in the near future.


About 80 seriously ill children got to take a flight to the "North Pole" (Gate C20 at O'Hare International Airport) to meet Santa Claus, thanks to a team effort by the Starlight Children's Foundation and United Airlines. (Credit: CBS)

Seriously Ill Kids Fly To “North Pole” To Meet Santa

When a child is seriously ill, a parent will do just about anything to make him or her happy. One children’s charity teamed up with United Airlines this weekend in Chicago to help several parents of seriously ill kids very happy.


File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

City Plans Four-Year, $500M Renovation Of Blue Line To O’Hare

On the heels of a major overhaul of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the CTA is planning a nearly half-billion-dollar upgrade of its second busiest train line: the Blue Line to O’Hare International Airport.


Eugenio Rodriguez (Supplied to CBS)

Man Dies On Flight From Seoul To Chicago

About four hours in to the 12-hour flight from Seoul, Eugenio Rodriguez began to feel sick.


Travelers line up at a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport early Wednesday, which is expected to be the busiest travel day of the holiday week. (Credit: CBS)

Holiday Travelers Encounter Fewer Delays Than Expected

CBS 2′s Derrick Blakely reports holiday passengers expecting turkey day travel troubles received a pleasant surprise as few O’Hare flights delayed or cancelled due to the northeast storm.


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)

Airport Worker Dies After Fall From O’Hare Roof

A contractor working at O’Hare International Airport died Thursday, after falling from the roof of the International Terminal.



Shuttle Bus Driver Cited After Hitting Woman At O’Hare

The accident occurred outside of O’Hare Terminal 1.


An American Eagle flight slid off a taxiway at O'Hare International Airport, and its nose gear got stuck in the mud on Wednesday. (Credit: Mark Hopkins/Instagram)

Plane Slides Off Taxiway After Landing At O’Hare

American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said American Eagle Flight 4332, operated by Republic Airlines, landed safely at O’Hare, but the nose gear slid off a taxiway while headed to the terminal.


This alligator was captured by authorities at O'Hare.

That’s No Alligator Bag At O’Hare Terminal — That’s An Alligator!

Yes, an alligator seemed to appear from nowhere in Terminal 3 at Chicago’s busiest airport on Friday. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.


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)

City Fighting TSA Plan To Shift Security Responsibility For Exit Lanes

The Transportation Security Administration plans to stop paying for the security officers who staff exits from secured areas at O’Hare and Midway airports next year.


One person was killed in a four-vehicle crash in Rosemont, along the perimeter of O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

One Dead In Four-Car Pileup In Rosemont

Rosemont police said four vehicles were involved in the crash at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Higgins Road, between Mannheim Road and Touhy Avenue.


An Aer Lingus plane lands on the new runway at O'Hare International Airport. (CBS)

New Runway Opens At O’Hare

Ten years into its $8 billion airfield overhaul, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is opening a second new runway that officials say will begin to ease the hub airport’s congestion and eliminate delays that ripple around the country’s air system.


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)

New Technology Frees Up Customs Agents To Focus On O’Hare Security

On the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, CBS 2’s Suzanne LeMignot looked at how technology is freeing up resources at O’Hare airport to focus on national security concerns.


Artist's rendering of a future intermodal facility at O'Hare International Airport. The $800 million facility will feature a consolidated rental car facility and parking garage; a new automated transit system station; a transfer station for Metra rail customers; and a bus plaza. (Credit: City of Chicago)

O’Hare Gets $288M From Feds To Upgrade Rental Car Facility, Transit Service

An $800 million project meant to improve rental car service at O’Hare International Airport is getting under way after the city of Chicago finalized a $288 million federal loan.


Parking Ticket

Woman Settles $105,000 Parking Ticket Case

An unemployed single mother reportedly has reached a settlement agreement with the city, after she was issued more than $105,000 worth of parking tickets.


Michael Applebee (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Biting Chicago Cop

A 33-year-old Chicago man bit a police officer and punched the cop in the head while exiting a CTA train.


Two llamas charged with mowing the grass at O'Hare. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

O’Hare Goes To The Goats, For A Little Landscaping

Grazing goats and landscaping llamas are among the newest workers at O’Hare international airport.


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.


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.


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.