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  • Ask Tom: If this summer's rain were snow, how much would have fallen?

    Dear Tom, If all this summer's rain was snow, how much would have fallen? — Dan Zarco   Dear Dan, This summer was certainly a wet one in the Chicago area. Midway weather observer Frank Wachowski measured a little more than 25 inches of rain...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Man who allegedly tried to open Southwest door in flight due in court

    Man who allegedly tried to open Southwest door in flight due in court
    A 23-year-old man accused of trying to open a jetliner door during a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Joshua Carl Lee Suggs was arrested Sunday after Flight 722 left Chicago’s Midway Airport and...
  • Woman accused of bringing pot to Midway Airport

    Woman accused of bringing pot to Midway Airport
    A California woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Midway Airport after she allegedly told police officers she was carrying several pounds of pot. Roseanne Marisco, 24, of Petaluma, Calif., was charged with one count of felony cannabis possession....
  • Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway

    Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway
    International travelers landing at Midway Airport can now clear the customs process more quickly by using self-service electronic kiosks that were unveiled Wednesday. The new automated passport control system at Midway is identical to the free service...
  • Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her

    Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her
    Elvira Arellano, a Mexican woman whose yearlong stay inside a Chicago church made her a lightning rod in the nation's immigration debate, on Sunday returned to the sanctuary, saying she plans to live there until a hearing later this year when she will ask...
  • Season now third snowiest with latest storm

    Season now third snowiest with latest storm
    The latest winter storm to smack Chicago didn't hit as hard as expected, but still left as much as 7 inches of heavy, slushy snow that tied up the morning commute once again and moved this season to the third snowiest on record. The worst of the snow...
  • Former top cop accused of fraud

    Former top cop accused of fraud
    Once president of the Illinois police chiefs association, a former suburban police chief has been indicted on multiple charges in the alleged misuse of more than $180,000 raised for a police helicopter program he ran. The federal indictment of former...
  • Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says

    As another harsh storm delays thousands of flights across the United States, a new study estimates that severe weather has cost airlines and passengers $5.8 billion this winter. More than 2,800 flights were canceled Monday and another 2,900 were...
  • Cold marches on -- at least until middle of month

    Cold marches on -- at least until middle of month
    Computer models suggest temperatures will remain well below normal through the middle of March, though there will be some brief thawing Friday and early next week. At a time when afternoon readings normally rise to the low and middle 40s, most days may...