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Midway Airport

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  • Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen

    Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen
    A woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Midway Airport on Thursday afternoon after she poked a seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring, according to an airline spokeswoman. The airline said the man was not injured in the incident...
  • Airline flight delayed when snoring passenger poked with pen

    A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Manchester, New Hampshire, was removed after allegedly poking a snoring passenger with a pen. Airline officials say the woman was removed Thursday for "causing a disturbance." The Chicago...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • NYC airports yield wealth of loose change

    NEW YORK (AP) — The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year. Transportation Security Administration workers found $42,550 in unclaimed spare change at Kennedy...
  • TSA collected $76,000 in loose change at NYC area airports

    The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year. Transportation Security Administration workers found $42,550 in unclaimed spare change at Kennedy Airport alone. It took the...
  • Chicago-area high school boys excited for California college tour

     Chicago-area high school boys excited for California college tour
    The sea of young men in red jackets stood out Saturday in the bustling crowd at Midway Airport's baggage check-in line. The 45 African-American students were headed to California to tour college campuses that at one time might have seemed unattainable....
  • Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...
  • Handgun found in carry-on luggage at Midway

    Handgun found in carry-on luggage at Midway
    A man who was on his way to New York was arrested Tuesday at Midway Airport after a loaded gun was found inside of his carry-on bag, authorities said. Officials discovered the loaded .45-caliber handgun in the 34-year-old man's luggage and immediately...
  • Applause for cops who save man at Midway Airport

    Applause for cops who save man at Midway Airport
    Walter Bland has been a Chicago police officer for 29 years and this was the first time he got a standing ovation. He and Officer Michael Ephraim, had just revived a man who collapsed while he and his wife waited for a flight at Midway Airport...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    German co-pilot locks cockpit, deliberately slams plane into Alps; investigators study why Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and...
  • Loaded .45-caliber handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    Security screeners at Midway International Airport have found a loaded .45-caliber handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage. The Transportation Security Administration says the 34-year-old passenger was seeking to board a flight to New York's...