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  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • State acquires Will County airfield in step toward new large airport

    State acquires Will County airfield in step toward new large airport
    The state has paid $34 million to acquire a private airfield in Will County that occupies a small part of the almost 6,000-acre footprint that is envisioned as the first phase of a large commercial airport to be built in the south suburbs, officials...
  • Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'

    Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'
    Rosemarie Andolino helped deliver two new runways and better food to O’Hare International Airport in the 11 years since she took the lead role on an expansion project at the city’s main airport with no prior experience in the aviation field....
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
  • Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up

    Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up
    Chicago emergency officials are urging residents to take precautions to keep warm Monday, with forecasts calling for gusty winds and temperatures dipping into the teens. About 4:45 a.m., the temperature at O'Hare International Airport was 23 degrees and...
  • Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County

    Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County
    A 61-year-old Chicago Heights woman became the fourth person this season to die from cold-related causes in Cook County, authorities said. Police were called to the 1200 block of D’Amico Drive in the south suburb just before 8 a.m. on Tuedsday...
  • Snow moves out, cold returns

    Snow moves out, cold returns
    The snow that blanketed Chicago-area roads and sidewalks overnight ended up dropping about 4-6 inches of new snow across the area before it moved east Saturday afternoon. There's no more snow in the immediate forecast, but the unseasonably cold...
  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22. Around...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...