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.


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.


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.


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.


(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.


Opium Basket

Agents Find Opium In Baskets From Laos

A drug-sniffing dog from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency found more than 8 pounds of opium hidden in wicker baskets at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Violinists from the Paderewski Academy of Music in Chicago entertain travelers at O'Hare. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780)

Blizzard Keeps Young Musicians From Trip Of Lifetime

The blizzard is jeopardizing a trip of a lifetime for some young Chicago musicians scheduled to perform in Sydney, Australia this weekend.


A plow clears snow in front of a United Airlines jet at O'Hare Airport  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Conditions Starting To Improve At Chicago Airports

Conditions at both Chicago airports are improving Wednesday night after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights in and out of the city.


O'Hare International Airport

Aviation Officials: Flights Could Resume Wednesday Afternoon

Operations at both Midway and O’Hare airports are shut down due to dangerous blizzard conditions, but aviation officials say some flights could be up and running at Midway as soon as Wednesday afternoon.


O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Report: O’Hare Beats Busiest U.S. Airports In Traffic Growth

O’Hare International Airport saw the largest growth in traffic last year among the 10 busiest airports in the United States.


(Credit: CBS)

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At O’Hare

An engine failure forced pilots pm an American Airlines jet to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at O’Hare.


United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Plane Blows Tires While Landing At O’Hare

An American Eagle plane flying into O’Hare Airport Tuesday evening blew two tires on landing.


O'Hare International Airport

UPDATE: Fog Snarls Flights At O’Hare, Midway

Hundreds of flights were canceled Thursday at Chicago airports because of poor visibility, on the heels of last weekend’s East Coast snowstorms.


Jackson Hole Plane  A flight from O’Hare International Airport went past the runway while landing at Wyoming’s Jackson Hole on December 29th, 2010. (Credit: Brent Atkins/CBS)

Chicago Flight Lands Off Runway In Jackson Hole

A flight that took off from O’Hare went past the runway while landing at Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Airport.


O'Hare Travelers

Smooth Traveling At Chicago Airports

CHICAGO (WBBM) — While travel in U.S. airports is expected to increase this holiday season, those at Chicago’s airports say they’re surprised at the smooth sailing this Christmas Eve. As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Found Unresponsive On Plane, Dies At O’Hare

A California man found unresponsive on a Turkish Airlines flight died shortly after arriving at O’Hare International Airport.