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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County

    Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County
    More than 10 inches of snow had already blanketed Lake County before kick-off of the big game on Sunday during a winter storm that looks to go down in history as the Super Bowl Blizzard. Snow that began to fall late Saturday had piled up to a reported 6...
  • Letters recognize and thank WWII vet

    Letters recognize and thank WWII vet
    George Lutz never liked to brag about his bravery as a pilot during World War II, but 2,000 people recently sent him letters in appreciation of his exploits. That was a far cry from the 25 to 30 letters his son, Charles Lutz, feared his dad would...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • Moran: 'Tis the season for unexplained travel nightmares

    The news out of Chicago’s Midway Airport — known to our grandparents as The World’s Busiest Airport — was that the lines to get through security stretched more than a mile on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The news out of central...
  • Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow

    Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow
    This week's snowfall is telling Chicagoans that winter has arrived. And continued subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as minus 30 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday should serve notice it’s not leaving anytime soon. "It looks to be pretty,...
  • 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...