| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:10 PM
O'Hare International Airport is again the world's busiest airport for passenger and cargo traffic, a designation it lost a decade ago, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrested...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:02 AM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates.
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:53 AM
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....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:40 PM
American flags lined streets in Mokena Tuesday, the day of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen’s funeral. It was a fitting tribute for a patriotic teen who dreamed of serving in the military and always flew the stars and stripes from the bed of his pickup truck,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The three people killed when their plane crashed near homes in Palos Hills were physicians from Kansas who had flown to Chicago for the day, police and relatives said.
Tausif Rehman, 34, a neurosurgeon at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, Kan., was...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:26 AM
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....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Three people died when a small plane crashed near a neighborhood in Palos Hills moments after taking off from Midway Airport, authorities said.
The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron was headed to Lawrence, Kan. when it crashed around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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'...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...