| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:05 AM
As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s
The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:09 AM
Leaving work early didn't do all that much good.
Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:18 PM
For a second straight day, some of John Wayne Airport's scheduled arrivals from and departures to Chicago-area airports and other Midwestern hubs were canceled.
By about 11 a.m. Wednesday, two United Airlines departures to O'Hare International Airport...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:43 AM
(CNN) -- A swirl of sleet and freezing rain barreled through the Gulf states early Friday, yet another winter storm carrying frigid weather to a region unaccustomed to the cold.
The storm system extended from Corpus Christi, Texas, through Louisiana,...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The CTA today put out a pitch to sell businesses naming rights and sponsorships to 11 rail stations, mostly on the North Side and downtown as well as at both Chicago airports.
The stations are Addison, Belmont, Fullerton, North/Clybourn, Chicago, Grand/...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Stadiums do it, so why not train stations? The CTA is getting ready to sell naming rights and sponsorships.
The CTA is offering businesses an opportunity to get as rail station named after them. It's the latest move to generate more revenue from non-...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Chicagoland hadn't had much rain so far in June, but that changed Saturday, especially if you live in the southern part of the region.
It was bad enough in Kankakee County that the local office of the National Weather Service issued a flood warning after...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Some 160 people were injured in a jet fire at Midway International Airport -- according to the script of an emergency response drill today in which 25 organizations took part in a training exercise.
The exercise was a simulated fire onboard an aircraft,...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:11 AM
If you’re a celebrity flying Southwest Airlines out of Baltimore or Denver this weekend, get ready for your close-up—and be on your best behavior.
The airline famous for kicking celebs off its flights is teaming with TLC and ITV Studios...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 9:45 AM
We're No. 1! We're No. 1!
We're also No. 7! We're also No. 7!
To the surprise of no one, our very own O'Hare International Airport has "won" the top spot in The Daily Beast's third annual "Worst Airports in America" survey. Midway International...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Google might slowly be taking over our lives (and I could mean this literally), but at least life is getting simpler.
Thanks to the company's indoor mapping project, which launches today, anyone with an Android phone can see layouts of O'Hare and...