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Crowds of travelers inside Midway Airport waiting for their flights  recently. (Credit: Erik White/CBS)

Shoe Bomb Concern Increases At Airports

There is renewed concern for travelers in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports about the potential for terrorists to set off a shoe bomb.

02/19/2014

An American Eagle flight from Washington D.C. landed at O'Hare Monday, and passengers were sent down emergency slides. (Adam M. Chud)

Jet Passengers Sent Down Emergency Chutes At O’Hare

The captain of a flight from Washington, D.C. ordered an emergency evacuation “out of an abundance of caution.”

01/27/2014

Firefighter respond Friday to a fire on the Blue Line tracks near O'Hare. (Network Video)

Blue Line Train Stopped For Track Fire Near O’Hare

No one was injured, but 80 passengers had to be transported by shuttle buses from the stalled train, which had been heading toward Chicago around 9 p.m. Friday.

01/10/2014

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Best Places To Grab A Drink In Chicago’s Airports

Chicago winters often cause a flight delay or two, so knowing where to drown your sorrows can be an essential coping skill to possess. Here are a few good watering holes in those transitional travel depots.

12/07/2013

A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Storm Rolls Through Chicago Area

More than 230 flights at O’Hare International Airport were cancelled after a storm passed through late Sunday morning.

11/17/2013

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Snow Falling At Airports, Some Suburbs

The first snowflakes of the season are falling Tuesday afternoon at O’Hare Airport and flurries were also falling at Midway in many suburbs early Tuesday afternoon.

10/22/2013

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Japan-Bound Flight Returns To O’Hare With Ill Passenger, Who Later Dies

The 81-year-old man, whose identity was not immediately being released, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

10/07/2013

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)

Small Fire Inside Cabin Forces Plane Back To O’Hare

A lithium camcorder battery stowed in an overhead compartment shorted out aboard American Flight 1159, bound for St. Louis.

09/26/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Service Restored After Blue Line Train Derails At O’Hare

Service has been restored after a CTA Blue Line train derailed Monday morning near the O’Hare station, according to the CTA’s website.

09/09/2013

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Guide To Chicago’s Newest Outlet Mall: Fashion Outlets Of Chicago

After stepping off a plane at O’Hare, where do you imagine someone visiting Chicago might want to visit? Willis Tower, Millennium Park… an outlet mall? Fashion Outlets of Chicago, having their Grand Opening August 1st – August 4th, probably wants you to choose the latter.

07/30/2013

Ata Yousef El Ammouri was arrested at O”Hare after arriving from Jordan at approximately 5 p.m. El Ammouri was traveling back to the U.S. to attend a graduation. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Fugitive Wanted For 1979 Chicago Murder Arrested At O’Hare

A 65-year-old man who fled the country after being charged with killing another man 34 years ago was arrested Friday on warrants for murder and jumping bail, according to Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart.

06/08/2013

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FBI Arrests Aurora Teen On Charge Of Supporting Terrorism Overseas

The FBI arrested an Aurora teen they allege attempted to travel to Syria to join a jihadist militant group, according to an FBI press release.

04/20/2013

The American Airlines departure board shows scores of canceled flights on Tuesday at O'Hare. (Credit: Susan Carlson/CBS)

Aiports Report Delays; Roads Near O’Hare Flooded

Due to the severe weather, both Chicago airports are reporting delays and some roads around O’Hare International Airport are closed due to flooding.

04/18/2013

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.

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New Outlet Mall Coming To Rosemont

Fashion Outlets of Chicago, opening in Rosemont on August 1st, 2013, wants to to draw a crowd. Located near O’Hare airport, they’re hoping to benefit from the foot traffic and tourism of both Rosemont and Chicago. Fashion Outlets of Chicago will have over 120 stores, including J. Crew Factory, Prada, Men’s Wearhouse Outlet and Nike Factory Store.

03/18/2013

A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

More Than 1,100 Flights Canceled At O’Hare, Midway

The snow has only just started falling in Chicago, but airlines have already cancelled more than 1,100 flights at Chicago’s two major airports, with up to 10 inches of snow expected to fall by the end of the day.

03/05/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and James Ade (left),  president of the police sergeant union,  announce pension agreement. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Warns Sequestration Cuts Will Hurt Chicago

Mayor Emanuel is warning Chicago will be hurt if lack of a budget deal triggers automatic budget cuts known as Sequestration, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

02/25/2013

Federal authorities look over counterfeit NFL merchandise intercepted at O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

Feds Crack Down On Fake NFL Merchandise Ahead Of Super Bowl

Authorities intercepted fake official football jerseys at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/01/2013

Any movie with Nic Cage using a southern accent is a good movie and 'Con Air' is a GREAT movie. (Credit: Touchstone Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films)

Horrible Horoscopes: Virgo

Avoid the guillotine that is strife and hold your head high, Virgo. Sure, face your problems head-on if ya feel you need to, but there’s no need to get ahead of yourself. If the calamities in your life won’t budge, always keep a cool head…

01/17/2013

An American Airlines jet taxis past American Eagle jets at O'Hare Airport March 26, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines canceled about 200 flights nationwide today so they could inspect some wiring aboard their MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Injured When O’Hare-Bound American Plane Hits Turbulence

Three passengers were injured when an American Airlines plane en route from New Orleans to Chicago hit turbulence.

01/16/2013

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