| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Emergency crews responded to the lakefront downtown this afternoon after someone called 911 about a plane in the lake, but crews found nothing and local airports reported no missing planes, officials said.
The Fire Department was called to 300 north...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Of all the jazz soirees that crowd the calendar in Chicago each year, none uses the urban environment as creatively as the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, which runs Saturday and Sunday in multiple locations.
At what other time of the year, after all, are you...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:29 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Frontier Airlines has announced new nonstop service between its Denver hub and South Bend Regional Airport.
"Frontier is really a great fit for us," said Mike Daigle, executive director of South Bend Regional Airport at a news conference...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:15 PM
A TLC Channel film crew thinks Southwest Airline's hub atFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport makes for good story-telling.
TLC wants to take advantage of those moments with a behind-the-scenes look at air travel for its miniseries, "On the...
| Dec 8, 2012
Dorothy Dubinski was working her shift at A&P on a cold, drizzly afternoon Dec. 8, 1972, when the foreman told her there had been a terrible accident and offered to drive her home immediately.
The twisted wreckage of a plane sat on top of 3722 W. 70th...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:40 PM
SOUTH BEND – The fog we saw caused a mess on Wednesday at the South Bend Regional Airport, and it couldn't have come at a worse time.
Wednesday was the airport's busiest day of travel with 2,500 people boarding flights.
Delays, cancellations and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A day of oppressively hot, dry weather -- one that included a high of 101 at Midway International Airport -- could give way to strong thunderstorms later tonight, officials said.
The National Weather Service's hazardous weather outlook for today...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Bail was set at $25,000 today for a 57-year-old Chicago Department of Aviation employee accused of stealing copper wire from a runway at Midway International Airport.
David Coates of Chicago, who pumps gas for the department, is charged with theft,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:53 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Chilly winds and snow flurries were greeting thousands of Michigan travelers as they headed home after spending the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.
The long Thanksgiving weekend saw temperatures push into the 60s in...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:10 PM
About a quarter of a million travelers were expected to pass through O'Hare on Sunday as the holiday weekend drew to a close. It's days like those that will be a windfall for the CTA next year—but more expensive for some Chicagoans and their...
| Nov 11, 2012
Hit the ice
Polish up your blades and hit one of our favorite rinks -- if you own your own skates there are no fees involved.
Millennium Park: Chicago's most dramatic spot to skate thanks to Anish Kapoor's nearby "Cloud Gate," but also its most crowded....