| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The victims of a plane crash in Bolingbrook have been identified as a surgeon from Kentucky and his wife who were flying to the Chicago area to attend a medical conference, according to police and co-workers.
One of the deceased was identified as Dr....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:11 AM
The long-running feud between the airport and its worried neighbors may soon be settled -- and hundreds of affected homeowners could walk away from the fight with cash.
Months of negotiation between Broward County and Dania Beach have produced a...
| Nov 5, 2013
A California attorney trying to win a contract from Park Ridge said she can help the city get a legally-binding noise reduction commitment from the FAA on O'Hare International Airport.
Barbara Lichman, of the law firm Buchalter Nemer, told aldermen...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This past Wednesday I received an email from my professional organization — the American Physical Society — with the subject line: "Urgent Helium Alert." The message called on me to contact Congress immediately to urge them to act on helium...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Even though the newest runway at O'Hare International Airport set to open in a few weeks, Park Ridge's O'Hare Airport Commission is pushing for an environmental impact statement by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Meeting last week, commission...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Two hours after landing his plane on Lake Shore Drive early Sunday, John Pedersen peered past rows of police cars, gaping drivers and news trucks, searching for his fiancee's red SUV while giving her directions.
"You can't miss it," he said into his...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm not, by nature, paranoid. I don't worry a lot that cameras are watching, computers tracking, corporations spying and government listening in. My life feels far too mundane to merit that kind of interest, and any information gleaned from my actions...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:15 PM
As they fled a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, hundreds of passengers ran for their lives. They left behind suitcases, wallets—and carefully arranged travel plans.
When the shooting ended, their odyssey was just...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:10 PM
In the wake of September's deadly jet crash, Santa Monica officials sued the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday to gain control of the city's embattled airport, which local groups want to turn into a park.
Filed in U.S. District Court in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...