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  • 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...
  • Temperatures climb into upper 40s as thaw begins

    Temperatures climb into upper 40s as thaw begins
    The winter storm that rumbled across the Chicago area Monday dumped more than 8 inches of snow in places, but much of that could be gone by the end of the week as southerly winds bring a brief thaw. Today's temperatures broke above freezing for the first...
  • Flood warnings for parts of Des Plaines, DuPage rivers

    Flood warnings for parts of Des Plaines, DuPage rivers
    Strong winds and icy roads made for a difficult commute this morning as a powerful storm lingered for a second day and triggered flood warnings along the Des Plaines and DuPage rivers. Up to an inch and a half of rain has fallen across the Chicago...
  • Former alderman picked as new Metra chairman

    Former alderman picked as new Metra chairman
    Martin Oberman, a former Chicago alderman, was picked today to chair Metra's board of directors, bringing a city voice to a post often held by suburbanites. Oberman said he hopes to guide Metra past the difficulties that erupted after the forced...
  • Weather in South causing flight problems here

    Weather in South causing flight problems here
    Winter weather in the South is causing headaches for travelers at Chicago’s airports today. By about 10:30 a.m., more than 100 flights at O'Hare International Airport and 35 fights at Midway Airport had been cancelled, according to the Chicago...
  • Arthur R. Thompson Sr., Chicago police officer, 1924-2014

     Arthur R. Thompson Sr., Chicago police officer, 1924-2014
    Arthur R. Thompson Sr. began a 32-year career with the Chicago Police Department as a patrol officer on the South Side, where one of his assignments was the security detail at the funeral of Emmett Till. The death of Till, the 14-year-old black...
  • Guitar back after theft at O'Hare, suspect charged

    Guitar back after theft at O'Hare, suspect charged
    Harry Manx was having lunch with a fellow musician Tuesday when he received a phone call with good news: His signature guitar had been found, four days after it was stolen in Chicago. Surveillance video showed someone nabbed the Indian guitar last...
  • 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...