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  • Flight delays, outages linger after storms

    Flight delays, outages linger after storms
    Flight delays and power outages lingered this morning after the Chicago area was pounded by torrential rain, powerful winds and flash floods. About 70 flights have been canceled at O'Hare International Airport and more than 250 flights were...
  • O'Hare flights delayed, cancelled because of fog

    O'Hare flights delayed, cancelled because of fog
    Fog was causing delays and cancellations at O'Hare and Midway airports this afternoon, officials said. As of noon, some flights at O'Hare International Airport were experiencing delays of nearly two hours, according to the Chicago Department of...
  • Widespread flooding closes expressways, many streets

    Widespread flooding closes expressways, many streets
    Flooding spawned by as much as 5 inches of rain closed the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways this morning as a second wave of thunderstorms moves through the Chicago area. The Edens Expressway was closed between Foster and Touhy avenues and...
  • Flight delays reported following furlough days

    Flight delays reported following furlough days
    Mandatory unpaid furlough days taken Tuesday mostly by air-traffic controllers at airports on the East Coast and at radar facilities in California, Nevada and Texas caused cascading flight delays across the nation, including at Chicago’s two...
  • How to take CTA to C2E2

    How to take CTA to C2E2
    The second phase of the Wells Street bridge overhaul begins Friday night, which will reroute some trains heading into the Loop through early May 6. Next week, rush hour Brown Line riders will see some southbound trains operate until the Merchandise Mart...
  • Antibiotics in livestock raising concerns up the food chain

    Antibiotics in livestock raising concerns up the food chain
    While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad. Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season — after having pitched on the school's varsity team...
  • The 'sky port' that made it big

    The 'sky port' that made it big
    Midway is the little airport that could. Despite numerous hurdles, it managed to become the busiest airport in the world, a title it held for at least 15 years. Don't remember the golden age? The little airfield on the city's Southwest Side...
  • Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures

    Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures
    Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
  • Man struck, killed by taxi near Midway Airport identified

    Man struck, killed by taxi near Midway Airport identified
    A man who was killed when a taxi cab struck him late last night when he stepped into Cicero Avenue near Midway Airport has been identified,  authorities said. The cab was moving south in the 5200 block of South Cicero Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Monday...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A taxi cab struck and killed a man who stepped into Cicero Avenue near Midway Airport, authorities said. Read more • A minivan crashed into a Southwest Side building late Monday...
  • Gary-Chicago Airport will again be without any airline passenger service

    Gary-Chicago Airport will again be without any airline passenger service
    Gary-Chicago International Airport will again be without any airline passenger service starting in August, officials said Tuesday. The airport’s only commercial carrier, Allegiant Airlines, which operates two flights a week between Gary and...