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  • Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days

    Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days
    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...
  • Chicago airports resume flights after smoke causes nationwide delays

    Controllers at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center near Chicago were working Tuesday evening to clear a backlog of more than 1,000 flights that were delayed an average of three hours after a faulty fan in a women’s bathroom whirled...
  • Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights

    Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights
    There was smoke but no fire Tuesday at a vital air-traffic center tucked away in an Elgin office park, but its evacuation left thousands of passengers in Chicago and across the country waiting hours for flight stoppages to be lifted at the city’s...
  • 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...
  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...
  • Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity

    Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity
    Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations. No major issues were being reported at either of...
  • Mayor Emanuel's priorities are out of whack

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing another expensive project to impress visitors with our city's beauty.   Last week, it was an expensive skate park in Grant Park, this week a "city-wide lighting framework plan.”  I will bet that lighting project...
  • Dog that went missing near Midway adopted

     Dog that went missing near Midway adopted
    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...
  • Meade Electric Co. moving headquarters to Chicago

    Meade Electric Co. moving headquarters to Chicago
    Meade Electric Co. will move its headquarters from McCook to Chicago,  another in a string of companies that have left the suburbs in recent years. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Meade officials announced the move Friday morning at the new site near...
  • Thunderstorms roll through, more may hit later

    Thunderstorms roll through, more may hit later
    Thunderstorms hit the Chicago area this morning, another in a round of storms that's expected to continue this afternoon and maybe through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. A weakening line of storms with frequent lightning, sudden...
  • Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel

    Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel
    A thief with a lengthy history of stealing from airport baggage carousels who made headlines earlier this year after stealing a rare Indian guitar from O’Hare International Airport pleaded guilty to theft charges Wednesday and was sentenced to...