| Nov 19, 2013
The flier promised a seemingly spectacular deal.
"Only for the loyal readers of the Chicago Tribune," it said. "An early spring offer from Turkish Airlines."
It went on to describe a nine-day cultural tour of Italy, hitting Rome, Florence and Venice,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
An Austin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bail after he allegedly jumped barbed wire and then ran onto the tarmac at O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon prompting a police chase and felony charges, police said.
It was about 3 p.m. when...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A man was taken into custody by Chicago Police after he ventured onto an airfield at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, authorities said.
The incident happened about 3:15 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette Ursitti....
| Nov 17, 2013
In 1955, there were 24 people at the Wintwell house for Thanksgiving.
Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters, Mom and Dad.
Most of the guests walked to the house, since they all lived within a couple of blocks of each other.
| 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 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 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...
| 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...