| 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 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
A generally smooth rush hour was reported this morning as the second winter storm to hit in four days dropped up to 3 inches of snow across the Chicago area. Next up: Brutal cold.
State police reported clear expressways with few accidents this morning,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:01 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:34 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:43 AM
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...