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  • Dog that went missing near Midway adopted

     Dog that went missing near Midway adopted
    Madison, the dog that ran away from Midway Airport and roamed the streets of Chicago in subzero temperatures in January, is now all patched up and has been adopted. "She's a resilient dog. She survived without care for maybe a week in the coldest...
  • Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity

    Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity
    Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations. No major issues were being reported at either of...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
  • Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days

    Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days
    A year before his famous solo flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, Charles Lindbergh made regular trips to west suburban Maywood Field, including one that almost cost him his life. Flying a mail plane and running out of fuel, Lindbergh was forced...
  • Southwest adds Midway to its mobile boarding pass program

    Southwest adds Midway to its mobile boarding pass program
    Southwest Airlines said it will expand the use of mobile-based boarding passes to Chicago's Midway Airport, and several others, allowing passengers to use their cell phones to pass security checks and board aircraft. Southwest passengers with flights...
  • Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights

    Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights
    There was smoke but no fire Tuesday at a vital air-traffic center tucked away in an Elgin office park, but its evacuation left thousands of passengers in Chicago and across the country waiting hours for flight stoppages to be lifted at the city’s...
  • Ald. Burke says he'll have prostate cancer surgery Thursday

    Ald. Burke says he'll have prostate cancer surgery Thursday
    Longtime Ald. Edward Burke announced today that he will undergo surgery for prostate cancer on Thursday. The 70-year-old Southwest Side alderman addressed his health at an unrelated City Hall news conference. "When I scheduled this, I did not believe...
  • Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'

    Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'
    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,...
  • Thank the polar vortex for a foggy June

    Thank the polar vortex for a foggy June
    Driving home from downtown Chicago recently, Jason Erkes looked up and noticed something missing — the city. It had disappeared in the fog. “I posted on Facebook, ‘Where is the skyline?’” he said. “You could not see a...
  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...