| Jul 4, 2015
| 9:35 AM
A woman dubbed a "serial stowaway" because of her record of trying to sneak aboard airplanes has been arrested at Midway Airport a day after she was released from jail, officials said.
Marilyn Hartman, 63, was released from Cook County Jail late...
| Jun 30, 2015
| 11:41 AM
Chicago-based United on Tuesday announced it would invest $30 million in an alternative energy developer that turns household trash into jet fuel, and the Chicago region is among the likely sites for a refinery.
The investment, which United says is the...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 2:45 PM
When a 90-year-old experiences something he describes as one of the high points of his life, that is really saying something.
But that is how Samuel Cascio of Oak Brook describes the Honor Flight he took from Chicago to Washington, D.C., June 3....
| Jun 24, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Security screeners at Chicago's Midway International Airport have discovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag.
The Transportation Security Administration says officers found the loaded .Glock 22 in a 36-year-old man's bag when...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 3:26 PM
The movie "Chiraq" can only further damage the image of Chicago, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel only has himself to blame because his administration has given huge tax breaks to attract movie companies to film here. Wouldn't a really caring mayor have given these...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 5:51 PM
A day after torrential downpours caused scattered flooding in and around Chicago, forecasts called for drier, cooler air in coming days — though it may rain on the Blackhawks' victory parade.
Cloudy, cooler but drier air was expected in the city...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 2:53 PM
Two passenger jets began to take off at the same time on intersecting runways at Chicago's Midway International Airport, prompting a controller to shout over the radio for one of the pilots to halt to avoid a collision, aviation officials said Wednesday....
| Jun 17, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday.
A Southwest Airlines plane, Flight 3828, was...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Sixty-two of America's 100 busiest airports consider themselves "breast-feeding friendly," according to a 2014 study. The real number was six.
Researchers for the journal Breastfeeding Medicine surveyed airports about their accommodations for nursing...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 3:16 AM
Officials say a Southwest Airlines jet bound for Connecticut was forced to divert to Buffalo when a patient suffered a serious medical emergency.
WKBW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1FarHag ) Southwest Flight 2494 departed Chicago Midway International Airport...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 1:38 AM
Chicago's second largest airport is planning to simulate a major airplane emergency to test its response procedures.
The Chicago Department of Aviation says the test will take place Saturday at Midway International Airport and involve around 90...