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  • Lake-effect snow leads to 40-vehicle crash on Kennedy, 12 hospitalized

    Lake-effect snow leads to 40-vehicle crash on Kennedy, 12 hospitalized
    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...
  • Southwest seats bag a second life

    Southwest seats bag a second life
    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....
  • Hundreds of flights cancelled in Chicago due to blizzard hitting the Northeast

    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...
  • Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough

    Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough
    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...
  • Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes

    Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes
    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...
  • 'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow

    'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow
    On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above. "I think...
  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015

    Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015
    The airline industry in 2015 is likely to be healthy again thanks to mergers and falling jet fuel prices, and while consumers might be stuffed into slimmer seats in coach at least they will be able to enjoy new and upgraded planes and more onboard...
  • Snow causes air travel delays, cancellations

    Snow causes air travel delays, cancellations
    Light snow fell overnight and caused some issues on area roads and has impacted air travel, but nothing serious, according to the National Weather Service and Illinois State Police. As of 10:30 a.m., airlines at O’Hare International Airport are...
  • Airline stocks soared in 2014

    Airline stocks soared in 2014
    Stocks of U.S. airlines partied on New Year's Eve, many capping off a soaring 2014 on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong domestic demand. It's a dramatic turnaround for U.S. carriers that racked up $58 billion in losses from 2001 to 2009 before...
  • TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing

    TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing
    Security lines that opened a half-hour after ticket counters and a lack of personnel during the first few hours of the day led to long waits Sunday for holiday travelers at Midway Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said this week....