| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Police have released three more photos of the two men they believe robbed several riders on a CTA Orange Line train.
CTA surveillance cameras showed the men had been riding the Southwest Side line most of the day Wednesday before announcing a robbery as...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Driving home from downtown Chicago recently, Jason Erkes looked up and noticed something missing — the city. It had disappeared in the fog.
“I posted on Facebook, ‘Where is the skyline?’” he said. “You could not see a...
| Jun 30, 2014
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:41 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Madison, the dog that ran away from Midway Airport and roamed the streets of Chicago in subzero temperatures in January, is now all patched up and has been adopted.
"She's a resilient dog. She survived without care for maybe a week in the coldest...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Once president of the Illinois police chiefs association, a former suburban police chief has been indicted on multiple charges in the alleged misuse of more than $180,000 raised for a police helicopter program he ran.
The federal indictment of former...
| May 20, 2014
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
A 53-foot tall beacon that helped airmail pilots – including Charles Lindbergh -- navigate the night sky will be relocated to the historic train depot property at Lockport Street and Wood Farm Road in Plainfield.
At a special village board meeting...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A year before his famous solo flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, Charles Lindbergh made regular trips to west suburban Maywood Field, including one that almost cost him his life.
Flying a mail plane and running out of fuel, Lindbergh was forced...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:22 PM
International travelers landing at Midway Airport can now clear the customs process more quickly by using self-service electronic kiosks that were unveiled Wednesday.
The new automated passport control system at Midway is identical to the free service...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:44 AM
A California woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Midway Airport after she allegedly told police officers she was carrying several pounds of pot.
Roseanne Marisco, 24, of Petaluma, Calif., was charged with one count of felony cannabis possession....