| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"Jimmy Fallon!" WMAQ-Ch-5 anchor Allison Rosati half announced and half shouted, cupping her hands around her mouth.
And Fallon, entering the newsroom set at NBC's Chicago station, where maybe 15 people were waiting, responded with a "Hey" that pushed...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:15 PM
A Spirit Airlines plane had to return to O'Hare International Airport soon after takeoff when part of the housing for one of its engines fell off, officials said.
No one was injured when the cowling for the right engine on Flight 409, headed for Fort...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:48 AM
A Chicago group collecting goods for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has turned to the Illinois Air National Guard for help after donations far exceeded what organizers had expected.
In four days, Help for Haiyan Chicago collected 5,000...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:18 AM
BWI-Marshall Airport ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to U.S. airports that offer travelers the healthiest food options, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The airport improved its standing...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:58 PM
U.S. and Canadian citizens can now fly through Passport Control in less than two minutes at Miami International Airport, thanks to new automated kiosks.
The airport has installed 36 self-serve kiosks in its north terminal, which replace Customs and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:40 PM
With her prison memoir "Orange is the New Black," and the Netflix series that followed, Piper Kerman may have spun gold from the youthful crime that nearly ruined her life more than a decade ago, but the heroin trafficking case that upended her Ivy League...
| Nov 5, 2013
A California attorney trying to win a contract from Park Ridge said she can help the city get a legally-binding noise reduction commitment from the FAA on O'Hare International Airport.
Barbara Lichman, of the law firm Buchalter Nemer, told aldermen...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
United Airlines on Thursday said it will start daily nonstop service to Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey from Chicago and Houston.
Service from United hubs at Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Houston’s George Bush...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:06 PM
It could be said that Des Plaines resident Frank Andrews, 94, an Army World War II veteran, is a patient man.
After all, he waited 68 years to receive the medals he earned during his service that included his actions on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Police managed to whisk a 2-foot-long alligator into a box after a traveler spotted it under an escalator at O’Hare International Airport.
The person made the bizarre discovery Friday in the lower level of Terminal 3, Police News Affairs Officer...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A fugitive who was captured in his native Mexico more than a decade after he fled charges in the murder of his former girlfriend in Chicago was ordered held Thursday on no bail by a Cook County judge.
Raul Andrade Tolentino, who was apprehended after...