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  • Armed with impressive resume, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson faces tall order

    Armed with impressive resume, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson faces tall order
    The mood was festive at the Genesis Center in downtown Gary over the weekend as Karen Freeman-Wilson was sworn in as mayor, but in the estimation of many observers, she and her city are on borrowed time. Seated on the dais at the center of a row of newly...
  • When snow moves out, deep cold moves in

    When snow moves out, deep cold moves in
    The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.   About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...
  • 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
    Storms  rolled through the 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...
  • Homicide Investigation Initiated After Boy Killed Near Midway

    (WGN-AM)- Andres Yanez tried to make friends wherever he went, so his sister can't understand why someone would ram the SUV he was in, flipping it and killing the 16-year-old. "I'm still in shock," said his sister, Ariana Yanez, 22. "I can't believe that...
  • Bypass Near Midway Will Receive Federal Funding

    (WGN-AM)- Federal funding has been approved to build the long-awaited Central Avenue bypass, a project designed to reduce traffic congestion near Midway Airport, officials said today. The bypass will connect Central between 65th and 72nd Streets in...
  • The World's Columbian Exposition at the 'White City'

    The World's Columbian Exposition at the 'White City'
    The World's Columbian Exposition, which opened on this date, was the most famous world's fair ever held on American soil. The fair, a celebration by the nation--and the world--of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Americas by Christopher...
  • Municipal Airport opens

    Municipal Airport opens
    Chicago's first municipal airport commenced operations on this date with considerable fanfare but very little business. The first plane to land there was flown from the western suburb of Maywood by National Air Transport (later United Airlines), and...
  • Joe Biden bidin' his time, on Obama's jet?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated DENVER -- OK, we heard enough innuendo about charter planes today -- as if charter planes never fly in and out of Chicago's Midway airport. But the latest intel from the charter out of Midway......