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  • O'Hare hits 100 as storms start to pop up in area

    O'Hare hits 100 as storms start to pop up in area
    We did it. For the first time in seven years the Chicago area hit 100 degrees today. But it didn't last long, and lakefront temperatures plummeted as storms started to pop up, part of a broader cold front hitting the area. The official recording...
  • Midway closed nearly 4 hours after outage cuts power to runway lights

    Midway closed nearly 4 hours after outage cuts power to runway lights
    Midway Airport was closed for nearly four hours overnight after a problem in an airfield lighting vault cut power to runway lights, officials said. The airport was closed about 9:10 p.m. and about 85 flights were canceled or diverted, according to...
  • Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia

    Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia
    A week after heralding the arrival of two airlines to the fold, BWI Marshall Airport is dealing with the loss of Southwest Airlines' three daily nonstop flights to New York's LaGuardia Airport. The airline announced that it will shift those flights to...
  • Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on

    Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on
    With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights. The storm began...
  • Snow moves on to Indiana, cold moves in

    Snow moves on to Indiana, cold moves in
    It looks like we dodged a bullet as snowfall totals were lower than expected in the area and a winter weather advisory has expired.   A winter weather advisory that was in effect for Cook and Will counties was canceled at 9 p.m., and the snow has “...
  • Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late

    Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late
    The winter storm warning for the Chicago area was canceled about six hours ahead of schedule today as snowfall greatly decreased in intensity -- but the morning commute was still slowed by icy roads and blowing snow that caused spin-outs on almost every...
  • Body found slain in Kankakee was missing Army vet

    Body found slain in Kankakee was missing Army vet
    Kankakee officials have identified a body found two years ago in a field near a rural subdivision as a former Chicago man missing since 2008, authorities and the man’s family said today. Ray J. Acklin, whose family said grew up in Chicago and...
  • Outages, flood warnings as storms roll through Chicago area

    Outages, flood warnings as storms roll through Chicago area
    Storms  rolled through the Chicago area this morning, bringing some welcome relief from the heat but also spawning flash flood warnings and power outages. The first storms hit around 6:30 a.m. in the north suburbs, dumping two to three inches of rain...
  • After the rain, getting around Chicago area no easy task

    After the rain, getting around Chicago area no easy task
    All around Chicago area this morning, commuters by planes, trains and automobiles soldiered on their way, trying to deal with the effects of record-setting overnight storms. Here’s what travel was like early this morning: Two truckers had to be...
  • Airline baggage handler charged in federal drug probe

    Airline baggage handler charged in federal drug probe
    A federal drug task force investigating the trafficking of wholesale quantities of liquid PCP into Chicago on commercial airlines has arrested a Southwest Airlines baggage handler who worked at Midway Airport. Reginald Jackson was ordered held in custody...
  • Southwest passengers, staff a backdrop for TLC series

    Southwest passengers, staff a backdrop for TLC series
    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...