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  • New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion

    New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion
    A new runway is allowing airplanes coming into O'Hare International Airport to shave several precious minutes off their time in the air but is also forcing those jets to spend more minutes taxiing to their gates after they have landed. The new east-west...
  • Weekend warms, but arctic blast for New Year's

    Weekend warms, but arctic blast for New Year's
    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...
  • 3 shot dead over eight hours on West Side

    3 shot dead over eight hours on West Side
    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...
  • Dish Buys 600 iPads to Let Southwest Passengers Watch Free Inflight TV

    Dish Network is high on tablets: The satcaster is expanding its marketing deal with Southwest Airlines to loan 600 Apple iPads to travelers for watching TV on Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft. Dish is stocking about 200 iPad 2s at each of three Southwest...
  • After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening

    After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening
    As much as 4 inches of rain doused the morning rush hour, flooding ramps and roads, and more storms are expected just in time for trick-or-treaters this evening. Some areas could see another 2 inches of rain, and storms could be strong with large hail...
  • 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...
  • Deadly tornadoes biggest local weather story of fall 2013

    Deadly tornadoes biggest local weather story of fall 2013
    The deadly November tornadoes were the most significant weather event of a fall marked by generally normal temperatures and below-average rainfall, according to the National Weather Service. The 10 tornadoes in the Chicago-area Nov. 17 were the most for...
  • Zipcar begins service at O'Hare

    Zipcar begins service at O'Hare
    Car sharing company Zipcar on Thursday started service at Chicago's O'Hare International and Midway airports, as it continues to expand beyond its traditional base on city streets and college campuses. Zipcar’s $491 million acquisition by Avis...
  • Chicago books to give as gifts

    Chicago books to give as gifts
    The families who trek downtown and brave the frigid wind to ice skate in Millennium Park. The Bears fans who have "The Super Bowl Shuffle" music video bookmarked. The food lovers who know deep dish pizza and Chicago-style popcorn are dishes second...
  • Snowstorms arrive as cold temperatures continue

    Snowstorms arrive as cold temperatures continue
    After unseasonably cold temperatures dominated the weekend weather discussion Saturday in Chicago, snow will be the centerpiece of weather activity today. Storms coming from the west are expected to drop somewhere between 1 and 3 inches across the...
  • Snowfall slicks roads, cancels more than 140 flights

    Snowfall slicks roads, cancels more than 140 flights
    Officials are urging commuters to drive cautiously this morning after some three inches of snow fell across the region Sunday night. The National Weather Service recorded 3.1 inches of snowfall at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday, enough to cancel...