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  • Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late

    Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late
    The winter storm warning for the Chicago area was canceled about six hours ahead of schedule today as snowfall greatly decreased in intensity -- but the morning commute was still slowed by icy roads and blowing snow that caused spin-outs on almost every...
  • Body found slain in Kankakee was missing Army vet

    Body found slain in Kankakee was missing Army vet
    Kankakee officials have identified a body found two years ago in a field near a rural subdivision as a former Chicago man missing since 2008, authorities and the man’s family said today. Ray J. Acklin, whose family said grew up in Chicago and...
  • Outages, flood warnings as storms roll through Chicago area

    Outages, flood warnings as storms roll through Chicago area
    StormsĀ  rolled through theĀ Chicago area this morning, bringing some welcome relief from the heat but also spawning flash flood warnings and power outages. The first storms hit around 6:30 a.m. in the north suburbs, dumping two to three inches of rain...
  • After the rain, getting around Chicago area no easy task

    After the rain, getting around Chicago area no easy task
    All around Chicago area this morning, commuters by planes, trains and automobiles soldiered on their way, trying to deal with the effects of record-setting overnight storms. Here’s what travel was like early this morning: Two truckers had to be...
  • Airline baggage handler charged in federal drug probe

    Airline baggage handler charged in federal drug probe
    A federal drug task force investigating the trafficking of wholesale quantities of liquid PCP into Chicago on commercial airlines has arrested a Southwest Airlines baggage handler who worked at Midway Airport. Reginald Jackson was ordered held in custody...
  • Southwest passengers, staff a backdrop for TLC series

    Southwest passengers, staff a backdrop for TLC series
    A TLC Channel film crew thinks Southwest Airline's hub atFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport makes for good story-telling. TLC wants to take advantage of those moments with a behind-the-scenes look at air travel for its miniseries, "On the...
  • Man charged with trying to carry loaded gun onto a plane at Midway

    Man charged with trying to carry loaded gun onto a plane at Midway
    A Chicago man was arrested at Midway Airport on Saturday morning after an X-ray scan of his luggage showed he was carrying a loaded handgun in his laptop bag, prosecutors said. Willie T. Thomas said he forgot the chrome semiautomatic .25-caliber...
  • Storm-hit ComEd customers back on line

    Commonwealth Edison said it has restored power to virtually all of its 7,800 customers who lost power Wednesday night as severe storms moved through the area. Only 220 customers were still in the dark as of 4 a.m., the utility said. The bulk of the...
  • May 13: Adopt A Pet - Animal Welfare League

    May 13: Adopt A Pet - Animal Welfare League
    Animal Welfare League 10305 Southwest Highway Chicago Ridge (708) 636-8586 Event: Paradise 4 Paws "PUP-A-Razzi" Grand Opening Paw-ty Saturday, May 14 noon - 2 p.m. RSVP to (847) 678-1200 or info@paradise4paws.com Serving light fare, Paradise Punch,...
  • Boarding pass security breach at Midway

    Boarding pass security breach at Midway
    Federal transportation authorities are investigating how a 33-year-old Chicago man circumvented security at Midway Airport before trying to get on a Southwest Airlines flight without a boarding pass Tuesday night. Elvis Jackson, of the 9000 block of...
  • Chicago airports announce plans to go green

    Chicago airports announce plans to go green
    Solar energy collectors will be installed on up to 60 acres at O'Hare International Airport and a service station selling alternative fuels for private and commercial vehicles will open near the airport, Chicago's aviation chief announced today. "The...