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  • Storms cool things off during one of summer's muggiest days

    Storms cool things off during one of summer's muggiest days
    Midday storms brought some relief to one of the muggiest days of the year, with temperatures dropping 10 to 15 degrees within two hours in many parts of Chicago. Shortly before noon, it was 91 degrees at Midway Airport with a punishing dew point of 78...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park

    Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park
    After days of watching baseball games on screens hundreds of miles away, fans of the history-making Jackie Robinson West team finally got a chance Monday to congratulate the boys in person. Hundreds turned out at Midway Airport and the Far South Side'...
  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers

    Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers
    In an effort to heighten its appeal to travelers, Chicago's Midway Airport has added a yoga room and a room for nursing mothers. The rooms, which were unveiled Monday morning, are in the airport's C concourse, a short walk from the Midway Boulevard food...
  • Ask Tom: If this summer's rain were snow, how much would have fallen?

    Dear Tom, If all this summer's rain was snow, how much would have fallen? — Dan Zarco   Dear Dan, This summer was certainly a wet one in the Chicago area. Midway weather observer Frank Wachowski measured a little more than 25 inches of rain...
  • Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'

    Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'
    American flags lined streets in Mokena Tuesday, the day of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen’s funeral. It was a fitting tribute for a patriotic teen who dreamed of serving in the military and always flew the stars and stripes from the bed of his pickup truck,...