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  • Brutal cold: Is this really unusual or just a bout of winter weather?

    Brutal cold: Is this really unusual or just a bout of winter weather?
    Arctic air is once again sweeping the nation east of the Rockies, hitting the East and mid-Atlantic states with frigid weather, with temperatures on average 20 to 30 degrees below normal throughout the region, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Delays but no major headaches for Metra and its riders so far

    Delays but no major headaches for Metra and its riders so far
    Metra trains were experiencing scattered delays during the evening commute Monday as the agency continued to warn commuters they may have longer waits because of the extreme cold. But Metra said it still hoped there will be no cancellations or other...
  • Passengers evacuate plane at O'Hare

    Passengers evacuate plane at O'Hare
    Fifty-seven passengers and four crew members evacuated Republic Airlines flight 4309 on landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport after the flight crew received an flight deck instrument warning of a possible issue aboard the aircraft. Out...
  • Reason to celebrate? Temperatures rise above zero

    Reason to celebrate? Temperatures rise above zero
    Chicagoans finally got some relief from the bitter cold this afternoon – if you call above-zero temperatures a relief. At about 1 p.m. Tuesday, temperatures rose to 2 at O'Hare International Airport, marking the first time in about 33 hours --...
  • Metra: North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday

    Metra: North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday
    Metra's North Central line won't reopen until Wednesday as crews continue to clear and repair tracks after a freight car derailed just after midnight today near Mundelein. Canadian National isn't expected to complete the work along the single track...
  • Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now

    Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now
    Trains were running, planes were flying, mostly, morning traffic was moving and the kids were back in school as the subzero cold retreats for the next few days. For the first time since Sunday, dawn broke above zero.  Just 2 above, but better than the...
  • At O'Hare, high-tech kiosks help Americans zip through customs

    At O'Hare, high-tech kiosks help Americans zip through customs
    Upon arriving in Chicago on Thursday after a 10-hour flight from Thailand, Faite Mack was happy to be almost home as he breezed through the border clearance process in an unheard-of five minutes at O'Hare International Airport. While hundreds of foreign...
  • Late summer wave: Hot today, hotter Tuesday

    Late summer wave: Hot today, hotter Tuesday
    Classes begin today in Chicago and the end of summer is near, but this week promises to deliver some of the year's hottest temperatures. Highs in the 90s are predicted today and Tuesday with humidity potentially pushing the heat index into the 100s,...
  • Near-record heat forcing some schools to close

    Near-record heat forcing some schools to close
    The Chicago area broiled today in near record-breaking heat that has prompted some schools to close for the day or cancel afternoon classes. The forecast calls for a high in the middle 90s with the heat index -- how it feels -- 103, according to the...
  • Tech-savvy pastor with Illinois ties reaches masses with Bible app

    Tech-savvy pastor with Illinois ties reaches masses with Bible app
    Standing in a security line at O'Hare International Airport seven years ago, the Rev. Bobby Gruenewald wished he had a Bible in his pocket to pass the time. Then the tech-savvy pastor raised in central Illinois had a thought: Wouldn't it be grand if...
  • The essentials: Cemitas Puebla

    The essentials: Cemitas Puebla
    Cemitas Puebla 3619 W. North Ave. 773-772-8435 Looks like: The United Nations. Head over around lunch and you'll find a cross-section of Chicago, all breaking cemita bread. Smells like: Spit-roasted garlic- and onion-spiked meat Sounds like: The...
  • New O'Hare area mall can check your bags

     New O'Hare area mall can check your bags
    The guest-services kiosk at Fashion Outlets Chicago, the gargantuan new high-end outlet mall near O'Hare International Airport, rents strollers, wraps gifts, changes currency and can even get your clothes dry-cleaned within 24 hours. But its unlikeliest...