| 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 13, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Southwest Airlines jet that landed at the wrong Missouri airport successfully took off despite a short runway and was heading to an airport that can accommodate its size.
The Boeing jet took off from the Taney County airport in Missouri without...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Federal officials will investigate why a Southwest Airlines flight landed at the wrong airport in southwest Missouri, coming safely to a screeching stop on a shorter runway about seven miles from its intended destination in Branson.
The landing Sunday...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chicago area hit a new record low for today, and more records may still fall.
At 8 a.m., it was minus 16 at O'Hare International Airport, according to the official recording station for the city. The old record was minus 14, set in 1988 and 1884....
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Passengers on 16 Southwest Airlines jets sat on the Midway Airport tarmac for at least three hours Thursday night and early Friday morning, waiting for an open gate, according to the airline.
The long waits between the runway and terminal are a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chicagoans rose to the first business day of the new year to find streets, sidewalks and cars covered in snow from a bout of harsh weather that had halted flights and even shut down Chicago's bike-share program.
As of noon, as much as 18 inches of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Three people were killed in shootings over eight hours on Chicago's West Side, according to police.
In the most recent shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot to death around 3:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of West Midway Park in the Austin neighborhood. The...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A fast-moving clipper brought a brief burst of snow across the Chicago area Christmas evening, delivering 1 to 3 inches of snow.
An inch of snow was recorded at both Midway and O’Hare airports by 9 p.m., giving the city its first white Christmas...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Motorists and pedestrians in the north and northwest suburbs should expect a slick afternoon commute, the National Weather Service warns, as the area gears up for a busy — and potentially dangerous — holiday travel weekend.