| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Dense fog caused more than 200 flights to be canceled at O'Hare and Midway airports this morning on one of the busier travel days of the year.
As of 11:45 a.m., 174 flights had been canceled at O'Hare International Airport and 32 at Midway Airport,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Two people suffered minor injuries when a CTA train derailed in the Orange Line rail yard at Midway Airport Friday morning, officials said
The train derailed around 2:30 a.m. in the 4600 block of West 59th Street, according to the Chicago Fire...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Short-lived but strong storms moved through the Chicago area midday today, leaving little real rain in most places, but dumping hail up to 1-1/2 inches in diameter in some western sububs.
Forecasters had been predicting a sunnny afternoon and near...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A Chicago woman has been accused of abducting and abandoning a baby girl in a fake pregnancy scheme designed to help her boyfriend in court, police said.
T’Keyah Williams, 19, of the 7300 block of South Yates Boulevard, was charged with one...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012:
Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Mandatory unpaid furlough days taken Tuesday mostly by air-traffic controllers at airports on the East Coast and at radar facilities in California, Nevada and Texas caused cascading flight delays across the nation, including at Chicago’s two...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Flooding spawned by as much as 5 inches of rain closed the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways this morning as a second wave of thunderstorms moves through the Chicago area.
The Edens Expressway was closed between Foster and Touhy avenues and...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The second phase of the Wells Street bridge overhaul begins Friday night, which will reroute some trains heading into the Loop through early May 6.
Next week, rush hour Brown Line riders will see some southbound trains operate until the Merchandise Mart...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Fog was causing delays and cancellations at O'Hare and Midway airports this afternoon, officials said.
As of noon, some flights at O'Hare International Airport were experiencing delays of nearly two hours, according to the Chicago Department of...
| Sep 27, 2012
Three generations of the Johnson family took up professional photography. Which means they have 80 years of Chicago stories to share.
Jeff Johnson was born with photography in his blood. It just took him a while to discover it.