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  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22. Around...
  • Man dead in Rosemont crash

    Man dead in Rosemont crash
    One man died in a four-car crash in Rosemont near O'Hare International Airport Thursday night, according to authorities.  Thirty-seven-year-old Rusty Carpenter, of East Dundee, was pronounced dead about 8:15 p.m. at the scene of the accident, on Higgins...
  • Emanuel wants to raise fees on horse-drawn carriages

    Emanuel wants to raise fees on horse-drawn carriages
    Conveying tourists downtown by horse will get a little more expensive for carriage operators under a plan put forward by Mayor Rahm Emanuel today that also would change the rules dictating the temperatures at which the horses can work. The fee for a...
  • O'Hare's grass gives burros, llamas, goats and sheep something to chew on

    O'Hare's grass gives burros, llamas, goats and sheep something to chew on
    An assortment of burros, llamas, goats and sheep have been chewing on O'Hare International Airport's hard-to-reach landscape for two weeks now, and Tuesday morning the group of about 25 welcomed a new addition. The baby lamb, a boy, was named O'Hare....
  • Winter weather returns: Freezing rain, bitter cold

    Winter weather returns: Freezing rain, bitter cold
    After a brief interruption, Chicago's weather will return to normal this afternoon: Cold and freezing rain are on the way. Since the day after Christmas, temperatures here have been primarily above freezing. And, according to National Weather Service...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
  • More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold

    NEW YORK -- A ferocious snowstorm that buried some areas of the Northeast in nearly two feet of snow tapered off Friday, leaving death in its wake and giving way to a bitter chill compounded by winds that sent temperatures plunging well below zero. At...
  • After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak

    After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak
    Enjoy the weekend, Chicago. A Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday warns of wind gusts of 35 mph that will "create considerable blowing and drifting of snow, with visibilities reduced to near zero at times, especially in open areas,"...
  • 16 Southwest planes stranded for hours on Midway tarmac

    16 Southwest planes stranded for hours on Midway tarmac
    Passengers on 16 Southwest Airlines jets sat on the Midway Airport tarmac for at least three hours Thursday night and early Friday morning, waiting for an open gate, according to the airline. The long waits between the runway and terminal are a...
  • Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold

    Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold
    Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
  • CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day

    CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day
    Prolonged subzero temperatures across the region have prompted city and suburban schools to close rather than force parents, students and teachers through the cold authorities are warning people against. The temperatures - 9 degrees below zero Monday...
  • Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago

    Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago
    A frigid weather system called the polar vortex gripped much of the Midwest on Monday as temperatures dropped to near-record, subzero lows, canceling school classes, grounding thousands of airline flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to...