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  • Dog rescued in Texas still missing from SW Side

    Dog rescued in Texas still missing from SW Side
    A dog rescued in Texas and bound for a home in Elkhorn, Wis. disappeared after it slipped out of its harness near Midway Airport Friday and was still missing this afternoon , according to volunteers with animal rescue groups. “I am just beside...
  • Air traffic to O'Hare, Midway grew in 2013

    Air traffic to O'Hare, Midway grew in 2013
    Chicago's two airports showed a small growth in flights last year, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday. Air traffic at O'Hare International Airport increased 0.6 percent, while flights at Chicago Midway International Airport grew by 0.9...
  • Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow

    Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow
    Metra experienced scattered delays on some lines this morning but they were nothing like the problems that plagued the commuter agency during the last arctic outbreak two weeks ago. As the peak of the rush hour ended around 9 a.m., Metra had reported at...
  • 'Treacherous' driving conditions impact travel

    'Treacherous' driving conditions impact travel
    Indiana and Illinois State Police after warning motorists to drive cautiously or even rethink your trip because of hazardous roads this afternoon across the region. A winter storm warning was issued at 3:17 p.m. for Will, Kendall, and Grundy counties...
  • Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month

    Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month
    For the second time in less than a month, predictions of dangerous subzero temperatures have closed many Chicago-area schools Monday, invited transportation delays and added to a general fatigue over the unrelenting chill and unusually high snowfall....
  • Cold keeps grip on Chicago for a second day

    Cold keeps grip on Chicago for a second day
    Many Chicago-area schools will again be closed Tuesday, dozens of the day's flights have been canceled and some area attractions will be shuttered, with the subzero chill maintaining its grip on the region for another day. But if there was a silver...
  • Metra: North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday

    Metra: North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday
    Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein. Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
  • 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...
  • The 'sky port' that made it big

    The 'sky port' that made it big
    Midway is the little airport that could. Despite numerous hurdles, it managed to become the busiest airport in the world, a title it held for at least 15 years. Don't remember the golden age? The little airfield on the city's Southwest Side...
  • Renewed gambling expansion push picks up steam

    Renewed gambling expansion push picks up steam
    SPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved. Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...