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  • Draftsman pleads guilty to threatening police after cougar killed

    Draftsman pleads guilty to threatening police after cougar killed
    On the surface, Richard Hyerczyk doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who’d threaten to kill cops and burn the mayor’s house down. A draftsman for a suburban machinery company, Hyerczyk is also an avid naturalist with a master’s...
  • Dog rescued in Texas still missing from SW Side

    Dog rescued in Texas still missing from SW Side
    A dog rescued in Texas and bound for a home in Elkhorn, Wis. disappeared after it slipped out of its harness near Midway Airport Friday and was still missing this afternoon , according to volunteers with animal rescue groups. “I am just beside...
  • 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...
  • Snow moves out, cold returns

    Snow moves out, cold returns
    The snow that blanketed Chicago-area roads and sidewalks overnight ended up dropping about 4-6 inches of new snow across the area before it moved east Saturday afternoon. There's no more snow in the immediate forecast, but the unseasonably cold...
  • Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County

    Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County
    A 61-year-old Chicago Heights woman became the fourth person this season to die from cold-related causes in Cook County, authorities said. Police were called to the 1200 block of D’Amico Drive in the south suburb just before 8 a.m. on Tuedsday...
  • 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...
  • Good Samaritans pull driver from burning SUV: 'You do what you have to do'

    Good Samaritans pull driver from burning SUV: 'You do what you have to do'
    One's a suburban police officer, the other a retired officer and the third wants to be a cop. They all had the same thought when they came upon an SUV in flames after a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Darien: Get the driver out. "You do what you...
  • CTA Holiday Train kicks off annual run Friday

    CTA Holiday Train kicks off annual run Friday
    The CTA Holiday Train kicks off its annual run Friday afternoon from Midway Airport, the CTA said. The train will depart the airport station at about 3 p.m. and travel on the Orange and Green lines. On Friday, the train will make one trip from...
  • 10 reasons Midway Airport is better than O'Hare

    10 reasons Midway Airport is better than O'Hare
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22. Around...