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  • Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'

    Victims of plane crash ID'd as 3 Kansas doctors: 'They had the American dream'
    The three people killed when their plane crashed near homes in Palos Hills were physicians from Kansas who had flown to Chicago for the day, police and relatives said. Tausif Rehman, 34, a neurosurgeon at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kan., was...
  • Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA

    Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA
    Park Ridge's quest for a new review of O'Hare International Airport's runways and their environmental effects on surrounding suburbs won overwhelming support from the regional O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission. But Federal Aviation Administration...
  • State Farm seeks FAA permission to test drones

    State Farm seeks FAA permission to test drones
    State Farm is seeking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the use of drones to capture images, including damage to roofs, during catastrophes. The use of “unmanned aircraft systems” will “improve worker safety...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • Pembroke Pines commissioner wants to move North Perry Airport

    Pembroke Pines commissioner wants to move North Perry Airport
    Backyard barbecues in the neighborhoods framing the North Perry Airport come with the buzz of helicopters and the roar of light aircraft, a cacophony that could be silenced soon. The small airport used mostly for training and charters may be replaced...
  • Newport approves A-frame signs for Corona del Mar

    They're about hip height, they'll tell you the daily specials and until Tuesday evening, if you saw them loitering on the sidewalk in Newport Beach, they'd have been considered scofflaws. But at this week's Newport Beach City Council meeting, members of...
  • Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing

    Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing
    A Boeing Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane, owned by Polish state airline LOT,...
  • The real story behind the collapse in Southwest's on-time performance

    The real story behind the collapse in Southwest's on-time performance
    Starting last fall, passengers on Southwest Airlines' usually reliable flights began noticing a sharp deterioration in on-time performance. More flights arrived late, and more flights sat on the ground past their departure times, waiting for connecting...
  • FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire

    FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire
    A Chicago-area radar facility that is a key cog in the nation's air traffic control network was back online Monday morning after a 17-day outage caused by sabotage, the Federal Aviation Administration said. But low visibility caused by rain moving...
  • Aurora air traffic center reopens after fire

    Aurora air traffic center reopens after fire
    Federal air traffic control facilities across the U.S. reported normal operations Monday as the job of safely guiding planes over Illinois and six other Midwestern states shifted back to a radar center in Aurora that was damaged in a fire allegedly set by...
  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...