| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:14 PM
A relative in The Villages of the 7-year-old girl who walked nearly a mile to search for help after her family was killed in a plane crash in Kentucky said the feat was keeping with her fighting spirit and “dynamic” personality.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:00 PM
When John Connors returned home to his Ravenswood Manor apartment Tuesday evening, his frightened cat, Oscar, darted out of the house as soon as he opened the door.
Inside, he understood why.
At first he thought the building's roof had collapsed...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Local law enforcement authorities are asking questions after a video of an aerial tour of downtown Naperville holiday lights captured from a drone aircraft surfaced online.
Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall said he is consulting the city's legal...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:54 PM
As drones become more popular — they were big sellers for Christmas — the question is being raised: Do people know how to safely use them?
Authorities have reported close calls and even injuries caused by drones in Central Florida recently,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Illinois and the city of Chicago must make sure $21.5 million in jet-fuel sales tax revenue goes toward airports and aviation programs, according to a new study funded by a national labor union.
Currently, such money in Illinois and other states...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Occupation: Self-employed -- CBFS (Printing and Email Management)
Political affiliation: Republican
Education: Cal State University Northridge, Bachelor's degree in Music
LA Valley College
Notre Dame High School,
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Chicago man charged in Harlem Irving Plaza shooting
Norridge police in November charged a Chicago man in the shooting of a woman in the parking garage of the Harlem Irving Plaza mall.
The incident leading to the shooting began in Chicago when the ex-...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines could face a fine of more than $300,000 for allegedly operating a jet without a washer on the axle of a landing gear wheel.
Boeing, the maker of the aircraft in question, and United maintenance manuals warn that the wheel...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Huntington Beach aviation equipment manufacturer is being sued by a former employee who says he was illegally fired for whistle-blowing on the company.
Hoang Nguyen, 46, of Huntington Beach alleges that Ameri-King Inc. has been selling rebranded or...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Since Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s new runways opened, the Chicago Department of Aviation, in cahoots with the Federal Aviation Administration, has increased air traffic over the most densely populated areas in the region,...