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  • Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight

    Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight
    Demands for answers and promises of technology breakthroughs bounced across Washington on Monday as the nation's air traffic control system continued its gradual recovery from the fire at an Aurora radar facility that has grounded thousands of flights...
  • FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13

    FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13
    The number of flights in and out of Chicago airports was steadily rising Sunday after a fire at an Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on the nation’s air-travel system, federal aviation officials said, but the time frame for normal operations...
  • Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports

    Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports
    The growing clot of unhappy travelers not traveling at all through O'Hare International Airport on Friday recalled the multitude of End of Days thunderstorms and blizzards that too often afflict Chicago, the city of missed connections, itinerary butcher...
  • Ask Tom: Can a day with clouds be 100% sunny?

    Dear Tom, Recent weather pages have referred to 100 percent sunny days. Does that mean there isn't a single cloud all day? — Greg Stricharchuk Dear Greg, Using the times of sunrise and sunset, the total number of minutes of possible sunshine can...
  • Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies

    Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies
    Sue Gin, founder and CEO of Flying Food Group, a Chicago-based airline catering company, died Friday morning at Rush University Medical Center. Gin, 73, had suffered a stroke on Tuesday at her Chicago office, a company spokeswoman said. Gin launched...
  • Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business

    Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business
    For Sue Gin, a pioneering Chicago entrepreneur, big ideas came from humble origins. After she was served a half-frozen sweet roll on a Midway Airlines flight, she decided she could do better than the typical airline fare foisted on passengers. And so...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
  • Ask Tom: Have temperatures risen in Chicago since 1900?

    Dear Tom, Earth's temperature has risen 1 degree or more since 1900. What about here in Chicago? Jason Metcalf, Chicago Dear Jason, Chicago's weather records indicate the city's temperature has risen, but risen irregularly, about 2 degrees since 1900....
  • Rain moves on, cold front rushes in

    Rain moves on, cold front rushes in
    Storms that slowed the morning rush hour have moved to the east and south of Chicago, but a cold front is rushing in that will drop temperatures in some parts to the 40s or 50s over the next few nights. The front will swing through the area during the...
  • Severe storms rake area, ending warm spell

    Late Friday evening, a cold front stretched across the Midwest, separating steamy, tropical air from autumnal weather over the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Temperatures hit 89 at Midway Airport and 90 at Gary before storms arrived. Dew points hovered...