O’Hare

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.

02/03/2011

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.

02/02/2011

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.

02/01/2011

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.

01/05/2011

(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.

01/05/2011

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.

01/04/2011

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.

12/30/2010

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.

12/29/2010

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.

12/08/2010

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11/24/2010

Photo Of A TSA Agent With Monitor. (AP Photo)

‘Opt-Out Day’ To Cause Huge Travel Mess?

A loosely organized Internet campaign is urging people to refuse the scans on Wednesday in what is being called National Opt-Out Day. Could it cause a huge travel mess?

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

Airport Body Scanners Still Radiating Controversy

The U.S. Homeland Security chief insists there are privacy safeguards, as passengers complain about the machines’ intrusiveness.

11/15/2010

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Third Control Tower In Works For O’Hare

With an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing delays, the federal government will provide money to design a third air traffic control tower at O’Hare International Airport.

11/15/2010

St. Johannes Ceremony

Final Veterans Day For Bensenville Cemetery

A small group gathered at St. Johannes Cemetery in Bensenville this morning for a final Veterans’ Day observance.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010

Photo From Scott Nilsson

Suspicious Package Closed Kennedy, Blue Line Station

Portions of the Kennedy Expressway and multiple Blue Line CTA train stops were closed for at least two hours Monday night when a suspicious package was discovered.

11/08/2010

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Schools Near O’Hare To Get Noise Barrier Cash

The jet noise at Ridgewood High School in Norridge gets so bad that teachers have to stop mid-sentence to wait for planes from nearby O’Hare Airport to pass by.

11/05/2010

Allstate Arena DePaul

Guide To Allstate Arena

Allstate Arena has had quite the run over the past 30 years serving as one of the most iconic and largest indoor entertainment venues in the Chicago area. Here’s a roundup of everything you need to know!

10/03/2010

City Wants To Borrow $1B For O’Hare Expansion

The expansion of O’Hare International Airport is still years away from completion, but the city is now hoping to borrow a substantial sum to keep the project going.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2010

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