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Top Midway Articles

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  • While we were otherwise occupied on the holiday weekend...

     
    The General Assembly has been busy, busy, busy. Yes, I suppose deadlines do concentrate the mind, but geez. Since many of us checked out Friday afternoon we've had these stories break out of Springfield: • House OKs Chicago casino, slots......
  • Outdoor theater season is yet young

    Outdoor theater season is yet young
    For some, it just isn't a complete summer without hearing the words of the Bard spoken into the warm nighttime air — or just a few outdoor lines of Roald Dahl down by the bugs. Fear not, grass-sitting theater-goers, the outdoor season is still in...
  • Restrictions to expire at Love Field, sending Southwest soaring

    Restrictions to expire at Love Field, sending Southwest soaring
    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. The so-called...
  • Dog rescued in Texas but lost near Midway is found safe

    Dog rescued in Texas but lost near Midway is found safe
    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...
  • Airlines fly above air traffic doomsday predictions

     Airlines fly above air traffic doomsday predictions
    Criticism intensified Monday that the Obama administration is deliberately inconveniencing and potentially endangering the flying public by going ahead with threatened staffing reductions at airport air traffic towers and radar facilities, instead of...
  • Thousands still without power after storms hit Chicago region

    Thousands still without power after storms hit Chicago region
    Maintenance crews restored power to tens of thousands of homes overnight after severe thunderstorms in the Chicago region brought powerful winds and reports of funnel clouds Wednesday evening. By 11:30 a.m., of the more than 78,000 customers affected by...
  • Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport

    Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport
    Southwest Airlines suspended two pilots from flying after their jetliner with 124 passengers landed at the wrong airport near Branson, Mo., late Sunday, a spokeswoman said Monday. A Southwest captain, who has 15 years flying with the airline, and a...
  • Hired Truck probe bags police official

    The former police commander in charge at both Chicago airports has been accused of lying to the FBI for denying that he gave a convicted felon the confidential arrest records of another individual. Wiretaps on a cell phone of the felon, John "Quarters"...
  • Ex-cop indicted in $3,300 theft

    A former Chicago police commander who was already charged in the federal Hired Truck probe was indicted Thursday on new charges alleging he stole $3,300 in donations earmarked for a luncheon honoring heroic officers. Michael Acosta was arrested in...
  • 10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway

    10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • In the 1950s, 2 horrific Midway crashes stunned Chicago

    In the 1950s, 2 horrific Midway crashes stunned Chicago
    Forty years ago this weekend, a United airliner fell from the sky, dropping like a bomb onto a Midway-area neighborhood. Forty-five people were killed, including two on the ground who thought they were safe at home. The 1972 United crash was the last...