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  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun

    Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun
    Chicago’s ninth wettest season on record has some Chicago businesses that rely on sunny skies and warm weather feeling like the summer’s been a bummer. From rec softball and volleyball leagues to lakefront Jet Ski rentals, businesses say the...
  • Go-Go White Sox of 1959 win pennant

     Go-Go White Sox of 1959 win pennant
    Chicago baseball has lain fallow for a number of years, and as another seemingly endless and certainly pointless September stretches out ahead of fans, Flashback thought it would be comforting to ponder past glories. Recalling the South Siders' great...
  • CTA upgrade means more comfortable rides to, from Midway

    CTA upgrade means more comfortable rides to, from Midway
    The best way to fly to Midway Airport may soon be via the CTA. The CTA is eyeing an overhaul of the 3200-series rail cars that run on the Orange and Brown lines. The move is expected to create a smoother ride on these two rail lines, CTA spokeswoman...
  • Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers

    Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers
    In an effort to heighten its appeal to travelers, Chicago's Midway Airport has added a yoga room and a room for nursing mothers. The rooms, which were unveiled Monday morning, are in the airport's C concourse, a short walk from the Midway Boulevard food...
  • 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...
  • Ask Tom: Chicago's highest recorded temperature is ...

    Dear Tom, What is the highest temperature recorded in Chicago, and do you think we will ever break it? B. T., Mundelein Dear B. T., In official records dating to November 1870, Chicago's all-time high temperature stands at 105 degrees (July 24, 1934,...
  • New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather

     New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather
    airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air. Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
  • More rain on tap as wet summer comes to a close

    Meteorological summer 2014 has been an exceptionally wet one and even more rain is expected before it ends Sunday night. Scattered showers and thunderstorms peppered the greater Chicago area Friday with some locally heavy totals. Nearly an inch of rain...
  • Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs

    Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs
    A 10-mile-wide band of thunderstorms dumped nearly 5 inches of rain on many parts of the Chicago area overnight, closing the Eisenhower Expressway for a time, halting Blue Line trains and causing flooding in several west and south suburbs. As of 7 a.m.,...