| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Two people were hospitalized Sunday night after a train and car collided near Midway Airport, according to fire officials.
The collision occurred around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 54th Street and Long Avenue in Garfield Ridge, fire officials...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:24 PM
A wind advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. today for the Chicago area.
WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling said gusts of 60 mph were recorded at Midway Airport. That the strongest winds registered there "since a July 24, 2012 t-storm in which 65 mph...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A 76-year-old Oak Forest man arrested this week for masturbating on a CTA Orange Line train was linked by Chicago police to the fondling of a 15-year-old girl as she rode the same line earlier this month, Cook County prosecutors said today.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:51 AM
For many years, Gary/Chicago International Airport has offered its services as a reliever airport to help ease flight-delay pressures at Chicago's two airports.
Yet there have been few takers among airlines or passengers, despite competition in the form...
| May 26, 2013
While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad.
Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season — after having pitched on the school's varsity team...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:04 PM
The Chicago Department of Aviation announced plans Friday to begin offering free Wi-Fi access to some websites at Chicago airports within the next six weeks. In a deal still being finalized with current Internet service provider, Boingo Communications,...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:02 PM
A 77-year-old priest assigned to the chapel at Midway Airport was charged Saturday with sexual abuse after he allegedly tried to grab the crotch of a man who had attended services before boarding a flight to Kansas.
Father Bede R. Jagoe allegedly spoke...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:06 PM
After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Evan Lysacek came to Twin Rinks Arena in Buffalo Grove Thursday to give a private lesson to a 14-year old figure skater, Rudi Baruch, whose dad had bought the opportunity in a charity auction.
But Lysacek was on the ice an hour before the lesson began,...