| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A pregnant Milwaukee woman who has served time for bank robbery in Wisconsin faces a felony charge after O'Hare airport security found a loaded gun in her carry-on backpack.
Angelique M. Kittell, 26, is charged with attempting to board an aircraft...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:50 AM
Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.
The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Here's a bright spot on the weather: Nearly 60 percent of the days this month were sunny, way above normal.
February has so far seen 59 percent of the possible sunshine, 13 percent more than normal and 24 percent more than a year ago.
But that was...
| Mar 2, 2014
Everyone knows the story of the fish that got away.
Sean O'Scannlain is hoping to avoid such a fate for his pangasius, also known as swai, tra, basa or, erroneously, imported catfish. It might be in your fish and chips or fish tacos.
His opponent isn't...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Complaints from winter-worn Chicagoans are warranted. The weather for the past three months has broken into the top three snowiest and coldest winters on record.
Between the months of December and February, known as the meteorological winter, 67.4...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:53 PM
March may mark the beginning of meteorological spring, but with close to half a foot of snow expected in some places this weekend, winter is beginning to resemble a guest that doesn't know when to leave.
Today's snow storm, which prompted a winter...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:49 AM
An arctic blast that followed the weekend's snowstorm drove temperatures below zero throughout the Chicago area for the first time in nearly three weeks. But have some patience – we'll see a warm-up to the 30s on Thursday. Or maybe Friday.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Complaints about jet noise late at night from flights at O’Hare International Airport spiked by 56 percent in December, and 2013 ended with a record annual high of almost 29,500 complaints filed with the city of Chicago, according to data released...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Monday's spring break peaked at 68 degrees this afternoon, powering strong winds and the possibility of thunderstorms.
The temperature at O'Hare International Airport passed 60 late this morning, hit 62 by noon and crested at 68 shortly before 2 p.m. ...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Harry Manx was having lunch with a fellow musician Tuesday when he received a phone call with good news: His signature guitar had been found, four days after it was stolen in Chicago.
Surveillance video showed someone nabbed the Indian guitar last...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Canadian musician Harry Manx said he felt alone and insecure Friday as he stepped onstage just hours after his signature Indian guitar had been stolen in Chicago.
But a Facebook message he posted about the theft that night went viral, producing 3.5...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:36 AM
The latest winter storm to smack Chicago didn't hit as hard as expected, but still left as much as 7 inches of heavy, slushy snow that tied up the morning commute once again and moved this season to the third snowiest on record.
The worst of the snow...