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  • Smoke in radar facility causes hundreds of flight cancellations

    Smoke in radar facility causes hundreds of flight cancellations
    The FAA started issuing revised flight departure times to airlines Tuesday afternoon after an approximately two-hour “ground stop’’ halted all flights to and from Chicago’s two airports because of smoke in an air traffic radar...
  • Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area

    Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area
    A powerful thunderstorm system moved into the Chicago area Tuesday night, bringing damaging winds, golf-ball-sized hail and reports of flooding and lightning strikes. The super-cell thunderstorm system, a product of warm air from the Mississippi...
  • Chicago airports resume flights after smoke causes nationwide delays

    Controllers at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center near Chicago were working Tuesday evening to clear a backlog of more than 1,000 flights that were delayed an average of three hours after a faulty fan in a women’s bathroom whirled...
  • Missing U. of I. student found

    Missing U. of I. student found
    A missing University of Illinois student has been reunited with his family after he disappeared at O'Hare International Airport last weekend, police said. Chicago police said Hye Min Choi, 19, was located and is back with his family.  They gave no...
  • Flood warnings in Cook, Lake counties, schools closed

    Flood warnings in Cook, Lake counties, schools closed
    Cook and Lake counties are under a flood warning this morning following storms that swamped some northern suburbs with up to 4 inches of rain and forced the closing of schools in Lake Bluff. The flood warning was issued after reports of "significant...
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  • Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit

    Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit
    RedEye is predicting heavy traffic on Lake Shore Drive Thursday night. President Obama will arrive at O'Hare International Airport at 5:50 p.m., according to NBC Chicago News. His helicopter will be landing near Montrose Harbor early Thursday afternoon,...
  • Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights

    Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights
    There was smoke but no fire Tuesday at a vital air-traffic center tucked away in an Elgin office park, but its evacuation left thousands of passengers in Chicago and across the country waiting hours for flight stoppages to be lifted at the city’s...
  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days

    Lindbergh helped make Maywood a key site in aviation's early days
    A year before his famous solo flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, Charles Lindbergh made regular trips to west suburban Maywood Field, including one that almost cost him his life. Flying a mail plane and running out of fuel, Lindbergh was forced...
  • Local Voices: May 8 edition

    Local Voices: May 8 edition
    Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Palatine, Niles, Park Ridge and Kenilworth. Flee Illinois There's a new commercial on TV promoting Illinois tourism that shows an animated Abraham Lincoln doll enthusiastically jumping...
  • O'Hare western access may look like dead-end

    O'Hare western access may look like dead-end
    Construction begins in earnest this year on a multibillion-dollar stretch of highway in DuPage County amid a growing sense that its potential to become a long-promised western route to O'Hare International Airport will fall far short of expectations....