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  • 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...
  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...
  • 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...
  • Winter storm warning: Up to 10 inches by Saturday evening

    Winter storm warning: Up to 10 inches by Saturday evening
    All the city's snow plows and salt spreaders are working on main streets and Lake Shore Drive as a winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m., predicting the Chicago Area may get up to 10 inches by Saturday evening. The warning went into...
  • 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...