| Feb 23, 2015
| 2:03 PM
A Lemont woman was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Monday after security officials found a gun in carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport, officials said.
Faith DuBois, 58, appeared at the Leighton Criminal Court Building after being...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:35 PM
McDonald's isn't as admirable as it used to be.
The Oak Brook-based burger giant plunged on Fortune's annual list of the world's most admired companies, dropping to 46 from last year's ranking of 22.
Chicago-based Boeing also slipped in 2015, falling...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:44 PM
A pilot is being evaluated after his small plane slid off the runway at Midway Airport on Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The pilot, the only person on the plane, was described as “just shook up’’ and was...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:12 AM
Two men from Chicago suburbs and a Florida man were arrested over the past week for trying to bring firearms onto airplanes at Midway and O’Hare airports, police said.
In the latest case, Leo M. Kurylo, 44, was charged with boarding aircraft...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Lake-effect snow caused slippery conditions on some area roadways close to Lake Michigan, leading to multiple accidents like the 40-vehicle chain reaction crash that that fouled up traffic on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday.
The chain-reaction crash...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 11:06 AM
For fans of Southwest Airlines and upcycling, you might say the time has come to bag a LUV seat.
Southwest, sometimes known by its stock ticker symbol LUV, has partnered with a manufacturer to turn leather from old aircraft seats into duffels and totes....
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:53 AM
Although the winter storm hitting the Northeast may not be as bad as predicted, it still forced the cancellation of thousands of flights along the East Coast and more than 300 flights in Chicago.
At O'Hare International Airport, more than 280 flights...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:39 AM
On Monday morning, as the fifth-largest blizzard to ever hit Chicago moved east, Chicago-area residents woke to more than 19 inches of snow on the ground and a morning commute that was difficult at best.
About 7:30 a.m., weather service officials said...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:11 PM
Monday classes were canceled for hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area schoolchildren after a blizzardlike storm Sunday dropped more than a foot of snow across the region. Lingering accumulation could disrupt the morning drive, forecasters say, but...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:02 AM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates.
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...