| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Many Chicago-area schools will again be closed Tuesday, dozens of the day's flights have been canceled and some area attractions will be shuttered, with the subzero chill maintaining its grip on the region for another day.
But if there was a silver...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein.
Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Snowfall for the Chicago metro area as of late Saturday afternoon ranged from about 2 inches in the far northwest suburbs to 8 inches in northwest Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.
The storm that began Friday night did not add enough...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
With the coming expiration of a federal law that restricts airline traffic out of Texas' Love Field, Southwest Airlines has announced a slew of nonstop flights from that airport, including a flight to Los Angeles International Airport.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said.
In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Chicago's two airports showed a small growth in flights last year, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday.
Air traffic at O'Hare International Airport increased 0.6 percent, while flights at Chicago Midway International Airport grew by 0.9...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Metra experienced scattered delays on some lines this morning but they were nothing like the problems that plagued the commuter agency during the last arctic outbreak two weeks ago.
As the peak of the rush hour ended around 9 a.m., Metra had reported at...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A dog rescued in Texas but lost at Midway Airport after slipping from her harness has been found safe and is on her way to a new home in Wisconsin.
"We are just so happy," said Lauren Kelliher, vice president of Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus, which...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Indiana and Illinois State Police after warning motorists to drive cautiously or even rethink your trip because of hazardous roads this afternoon across the region.
A winter storm warning was issued at 3:17 p.m. for Will, Kendall, and Grundy counties...