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  • Woman, baby hurt when car collides with train near Midway Airport

    Woman, baby hurt when car collides with train near Midway Airport
    Two people were hospitalized Sunday night after a train and car collided near Midway Airport, according to fire officials. The collision occurred around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 54th Street and Long Avenue in Garfield Ridge, fire officials...
  • Wind advisory extended into the evening

    Wind advisory extended into the evening
    A wind advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. today for the Chicago area. WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling said gusts of 60 mph were recorded at Midway Airport. That the strongest winds registered there "since a July 24, 2012 t-storm in which 65 mph...
  • 80 years of Chicago photographs from 3 generations of the Johnson Family

    80 years of Chicago photographs from 3 generations of the Johnson Family
    Three generations of the Johnson family took up professional photography.  Which means they have 80 years of Chicago stories to share. Jeff Johnson was born with photography in his blood.  It just took him a while to discover it.   “I couldn&...
  • When snow moves out, deep cold moves in

    When snow moves out, deep cold moves in
    The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.   About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...
  • Southwest takes off with new jet

    Southwest takes off with new jet
    After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport. The maiden...
  • United baggage fee revenue drops in 2011

    United baggage fee revenue drops in 2011
    Chicago based United Airlines saw a steep drop in the amount of revenue it collected from baggage fees in 2011, according to a report released by Bureau of Transportation Statistics this week. United's bag-related revenues dipped 11.8 percent to $276,817,...
  • Ask Tom why: What is the difference between official weather records and unofficial weather records?

    Dear Tom, You often refer to official weather records and unofficial weather records. What is the difference? —Kevin Davis Dear Kevin, Official weather observations refer to the weather data that are used to assemble a city's climatological...
  • Emanuel to retain some City Colleges leaders

    Emanuel to retain some City Colleges leaders
    Rahm Emanuel is keeping some of outgoing Mayor Richard Daley's leadership team at the City Colleges of Chicago so it can see through a plan to "reinvent" the system. The mayor-elect announced Monday that Cheryl Hyman will stay on as chancellor and Martin...
  • Emanuel budget team heavy on corporate executives

    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel unveiled a budget team Wednesday stacked with corporate executives, including a deputy mayor who will be paid $1 a year. Mark Angelson will hold the title of deputy mayor and serve as chairman of the newly created Economic,...
  • After years, woman gets political asylum after citing domestic violence

    After years, woman gets political asylum after citing domestic violence
    For 15 years, Aruna Vallabhaneni lived under the threat that she may be forced to return home to an abusive marriage. Vallabhaneni, 48, came to Chicago in March 1997 from her native Hyderabad, India, to escape her spouse, Koteswara Rao, who she said...
  • Ask Tom why: What are the earliest dates that Chicago has seen an 80-degree temperature and a 90-degree temperature?

    Dear Tom, What are the earliest dates that Chicago has seen an 80-degree temperature and a 90-degree temperature? —Jesse Dear Jesse, It was a partly sunny, unseasonably warm and windy March 3, 1974, when the city's official thermometer at Midway...