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  • 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.,...
  • Downpours bring record-setting rain to Midway

    Moisture-laden air, featuring rain forest-type dew points, pooled across the region Thursday and Thursday night. Precipitable water, a measure of water vapor through the vertical extent of the atmosphere, exceeded 2.5 inches. Storms developing in such...
  • Storms cool things off during one of summer's muggiest days

    Storms cool things off during one of summer's muggiest days
    Midday storms brought some relief to one of the muggiest days of the year, with temperatures dropping 10 to 15 degrees within two hours in many parts of Chicago. Shortly before noon, it was 91 degrees at Midway Airport with a punishing dew point of 78...
  • Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park

    Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park
    After days of watching baseball games on screens hundreds of miles away, fans of the history-making Jackie Robinson West team finally got a chance Monday to congratulate the boys in person. Hundreds turned out at Midway Airport and the Far South Side'...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up

    Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up
    Chicago emergency officials are urging residents to take precautions to keep warm Monday, with forecasts calling for gusty winds and temperatures dipping into the teens. About 4:45 a.m., the temperature at O'Hare International Airport was 23 degrees and...
  • Prosecutors: Woman brought loaded gun into Midway Airport

    Prosecutors: Woman brought loaded gun into Midway Airport
    A south suburban woman faces felony charges after she tried to bring a loaded gun onto an airplane Saturday at Midway Airport. Josephine M. Coleman, 35, of Country Club Hills, was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bail Sunday in Cook County Bond Court....
  • Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks

    Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks
    A 30-year-old Park West man was charged with a pair of sexual assaults on Friday – one near the Orange Line at Midway Airport and the other in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side. James Whiteside, of the 600 block of West Deming...
  • 16 Southwest planes stranded for hours on Midway tarmac

    16 Southwest planes stranded for hours on Midway tarmac
    Passengers on 16 Southwest Airlines jets sat on the Midway Airport tarmac for at least three hours Thursday night and early Friday morning, waiting for an open gate, according to the airline. The long waits between the runway and terminal are a...
  • After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak

    After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak
    Enjoy the weekend, Chicago. A Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday warns of wind gusts of 35 mph that will "create considerable blowing and drifting of snow, with visibilities reduced to near zero at times, especially in open areas,"...
  • 2 additional victims, slew of new allegations for rape suspect

    2 additional victims, slew of new allegations for rape suspect
    New sexual assault and robbery charges stemming from two additional incidents have been filed against a 30-year-old man already in jail in similar attacks late last month near Midway Airport and on the Northwest Side, police announced today. James...