| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:09 AM
Leaving work early didn't do all that much good.
Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled nationwide, including a small amount here in Sacramento. Many had flights cancelled but airlines were on the ball early enough so folks could make plans.
Rebecca Panner didn't think she'd have to stay an...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:18 PM
For a second straight day, some of John Wayne Airport's scheduled arrivals from and departures to Chicago-area airports and other Midwestern hubs were canceled.
By about 11 a.m. Wednesday, two United Airlines departures to O'Hare International Airport...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:43 AM
(CNN) -- A swirl of sleet and freezing rain barreled through the Gulf states early Friday, yet another winter storm carrying frigid weather to a region unaccustomed to the cold.
The storm system extended from Corpus Christi, Texas, through Louisiana,...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 7:47 PM
Mayor Richard M. Daley may be leaving office next spring, but his name won't be out of sight anytime soon.
Like politicians everywhere, Daley was never afraid of putting his name in prominent places.
From the Old Water Tower to U.S. Cellular Field, from...
| Sep 20, 2010
Whether you like it or not full body scanners are coming to Louis Armstrong International Airport. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has details.
The Department of Homeland Security is getting fancy when it comes to keeping you safe. They say Advanced...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 12:45 PM
South Bend Regional Airport officials don't want you to stay home, but they do want you to find a means of travel that’s close to home.
For five straight months the airport has reported an increase in travelers. Part of that may be an improving...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Everyone remembers the Big Snow of 1967 and the Blizzard of 1979 but none of my friends remembers the January 1999 snowstorm. Did the south suburbs get less snow?
—Janis Church, Orland Park
Chicago's second biggest...
| Jul 3, 2011
Looking through Chicago's temperature data, what is Chicago's hottest week on record?
—Paul Sarewich, Chicago
With an average temperature of 88.1 degrees, July 19-25, 1934, ranks as Chicago's hottest "week," though that...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:26 PM
The Chicago area baked in slowly rising temperatures today, as the heat index topped 100 degrees at Northerly Island and outlying weather stations this afternoon.
The heat dome that has settled over the Midwest should bring a hot and sultry week,...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 12:28 PM
The City of Chicago spent $37.3 million for snow removal and other costs related to the Groundhog Day Blizzard that dumped more than 21 inches of snow on the city in early February.
The emergency spending from Feb. 1 to Feb. 9 to deal with the third-...