| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:42 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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...
| May 26, 2013
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...
| Jun 2, 2013
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:53 AM
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,...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:14 AM
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...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:59 AM
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...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:14 PM
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...