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  • Ask Tom: Chicago's highest recorded temperature is ...

    Dear Tom, What is the highest temperature recorded in Chicago, and do you think we will ever break it? B. T., Mundelein Dear B. T., In official records dating to November 1870, Chicago's all-time high temperature stands at 105 degrees (July 24, 1934,...
  • More rain on tap as wet summer comes to a close

    Meteorological summer 2014 has been an exceptionally wet one and even more rain is expected before it ends Sunday night. Scattered showers and thunderstorms peppered the greater Chicago area Friday with some locally heavy totals. Nearly an inch of rain...
  • Ask Tom: Have we ever had a summer without any days in the 90s?

    Ask Tom: Have we ever had a summer without any days in the 90s?
    Dear Tom, We've had so few 90s this summer. Have we ever had a summer without any? Adrian P., Chicago Dear Adrian, It's happened only once, in 1875. The summer of 1915 was on track to be the second, but a late-season hot spell sent the mercury...
  • Ask Tom: Was 1954 flooding related to a remnant hurricane?

    Dear Tom, Growing up in Chicago I remember some very heavy rain and flooding in October 1954. Was that related to a remnant hurricane? — Shirley V., Hazel Crest   Dear Shirley, October 1954, with 12.06 inches of rain, stands as the city's...
  • Citation written after bicyclist, 44, killed near Midway Airport

    Citation written after bicyclist, 44, killed near Midway Airport
    A citation has been issued against the driver of a car that hit a 44-year-old bicyclist who was killed early Monday night near Chicago Midway International Airport. Elizabeth Lara-Salas, 37, of the 6200 block of South Mayfield Avenue, was cited with...
  • Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on

    Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on
    A Georgia man was arrested Monday morning after authorities found a handgun in his carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport, police said. Kevin Champion, 35, of the 3700 block of Wetherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., was traveling through Midway...
  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport

    Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport
    A firearm was discovered Thursday night in the carry-on luggage of a 62-year-old man at Midway International Airport, officials said. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the gun was found in the luggage of a man traveling from...
  • Police release more photos in Orange Line armed robbery

    Police release more photos in Orange Line armed robbery
    Police have released three more photos of the two men they believe robbed several riders on a CTA Orange Line train. CTA surveillance cameras showed the men had been riding the Southwest Side line most of the day Wednesday before announcing a robbery as...