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  • Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii

    Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii
    The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
  • FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself

    FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself
    A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to “take out” the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against...
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
  • FAA Expected to Permit Use of Drones on Film Sets

    The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency has scheduled a press call later on Thursday with Secretary of...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Airport Authority salutes vets, OKs new budget

    It was shock and awe for Boca Raton Pilots' director Jim Costa. "I'm absolutely speechless," he said at the Boca Raton Airport Authority's Sept. 17 monthly meeting. Turns out Costa was only slightly premature about the $1,000 in the authority's 2014-...
  • FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire

    FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire
    Air travelers Sunday likely can expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the Federal Aviation Administration worked to return traffic to normal this weekend after a fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on...
  • Police: Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York plane collision

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...
  • Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports

    Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports
    The growing clot of unhappy travelers not traveling at all through O'Hare International Airport on Friday recalled the multitude of End of Days thunderstorms and blizzards that too often afflict Chicago, the city of missed connections, itinerary butcher...
  • BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility

    BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility
    Flights at BWI-Marshall International Airport to and from Chicago are still experiencing delays Saturday after a fire at a radar facility grounded hundreds of planes at O'Hare and Midway airports Friday. BWI advised passengers to check with their...
  • Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports

    Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports
    Sabotage that authorities linked Friday to a “disgruntled’’ technician at a federal aviation facility in a western suburb dealt a stunning blow to the nation’s air-traffic system, shutting down Chicago’s two airports and...