| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:47 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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...
| 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 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...