O’Hare

They look good, but they're counterfeit guitars from China, federal officials say. (U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Customs Agents Pluck Counterfeit Guitars Coming Into O’Hare

Some mail-order guitars coming through O’Hare struck a false note with U.S. Customs agents. They were fakes from China.

01/10/2013

(Credit: AP)

United/Mesa Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

A United plane made an emergency landing at O’Hare on Monday morning after reports of smoke in the cockpit.

01/07/2013

Laura Garza of the SEIU wants the O'Hare janitorial contract investigated.

Janitors’ Union Calling for Investigation of City Contract

The SEIU wants Lisa Madigan to investigate potential mob ties to United Maintenance.

11/30/2012

CTA Blue Line Delays Due To Track Issue Near Rosemont

Blue Line service is experiencing major delays due to a “track condition” near Rosemont.

11/27/2012

The board at O'Hare was not encouraging for people flying to New York on Wednesday. (CBS)

Chicagoans Struggle To Get Home From East Coast, Airline Travel Slowly Resumes

Airline travel to and from the east coast is starting up again. Planes are taking off from New York’s JFK Airport. However, LaGuardia is still closed.

10/31/2012

Customs and Border Protection officers sent these samples from incoming international shipments to the Chicago CBP Laboratory for analysis. (Credit: CBP)

Customs Agents Find Dangerous New Drugs At O’Hare

What federal agents call “a whole new level” of synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine, some with potentially deadly side effects, are being found in packages and letters coming through the international mail facility at O’Hare.

10/17/2012

O'Hare International Airport

East Coast Storms Cause Delays At O’Hare, Midway

A string of thunderstorms is causing major delays for air travelers heading to and from the east coast.

07/18/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

Blue Line Trains Moving Again After Car Enters Tracks Near Rosemont

A vehicle somehow ended up on the CTA tracks near the Rosemont Blue Line station on Friday afternoon.

03/30/2012

A young child in a wheelchair gets a pat down from a TSA agent at O'Hare. (Credit: YouTube)

YouTube Video Shows TSA Agent Patting Down Boy In Wheelchair

Video of a security agent patting down a young child in a wheelchair at O’Hare International Airport has gone viral on the Internet.

03/19/2012

American Eagle

O’Hare Travel Likely To Be Spared By American Bankruptcy

American Airlines is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it seeks to unload massive debt created by high jet fuel prices and labor problems.

11/29/2011

Customs agents found the tiny Khapra beetle in rice from India. It is one of the world’s most tenacious and destructive stored-product pests.

Feared Insect Stopped At Customs At O’Hare

Federal customs agents working at O’Hare recently stopped the importation of an insect classified as one of the top 100 most feared pests in the world.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Passengers Safe After Jet’s Landing Gear Catches Fire At O’Hare

All 231 passengers aboard an American Airlines flight were evacuated via an emergency slide after a landing gear caught fire Friday afternoon at O’Hare International Airport.

08/05/2011

Paradise 4 Paws (CBS)

Pet Spa Puts Air Travelers’ Minds At Ease

If you love to travel, but hate to board your pet, a new pet resort may put your mind at ease.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

O'Hare Air Traffic Control Tower

Planes Nearly Collide At O’Hare After Biden Landed

Two regional jets reportedly came within 300 hundred feet of each other at O’Hare on Monday, minutes after Vice President Joe Biden’s plane landed.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

The changing of the guard in Chicago was evident on the Skyway Monday after Rahm Emanuel was sworn in. (CBS/Captured News)

Emanuel To City Workers: Stop Slapping My Name On Signs

Mayor Emanuel said he doesn’t want city employees wasting time and money putting up signs that bear his name.

05/17/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Bill Before Senate Could Put Bullet Trains In I-90 Median

If a bill now before the Illinois Senate is passed, private consortiums could soon be battling for the right to build a bullet train that could link downtown Chicago with O’Hare and Rockford International Airport.

04/30/2011

American Flight

AA Flight Diverted Into O’Hare Due To Passenger

A Paris-bound American Airlines flight from Dallas had an unexpected stop at O’Hare after an unruly passenger prompted the pilots to make an unscheduled landing.

CBS 2–04/06/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

3 More Tollway Gas Stations Closed All Day

Three more gas stations are unavailable today on the Illinois Tollway system.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

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

Blue Line Construction To Cause Overnight Delays

Late night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as overnight construction is expected to cause minor delays.

03/06/2011

(Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Electric Vehicle Owners Getting More Places To Charge Up

Chicagoans soon will be able to juice up their electric cars at charging stations at Willis Tower, five local tollway oases, O’Hare and Midway airports and at select I-GO, Zipcar, grocery store and shopping mall parking lots.

02/20/2011

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