| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
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....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lost luggage, flight delays and turbulence. There's nothing quite like air travel to remind people that much of what happens in life is beyond their control.
But for the Rev. Michael Zaniolo, a Roman Catholic priest who oversees the airport ministries...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Back in the 1970s, when WDCB public radio in Glen Ellyn didn't know if anyone was listening, Scott Wager was manning the airwaves. One night, he got a phone call he will never forget.
It was the legendary Paul Harvey, an American radio news...
| Aug 12, 2013
Drivers on the Illinois Tollway this summer may have seen what look like yellow disk-shaped robots roaming steep, grassy embankments on the sides of the highway, not far from workers wearing safety vests and just standing around.
Neither is exactly what...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began.
American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
| Aug 6, 2013
From creating paintings and drawings of the final preparations of NASA's fourth Space Shuttle mission in 1982 to designing eight ceramic murals for O'Hare International Airport, Lake Forest resident Mark McMahon is an artist who has documented people...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:28 PM
You booked the flight, you reserved the hotel room and the rental car and maybe you even figured out your meal. You're set. No surprises, right? Maybe not.
As we too often find out when traveling these days, the cost of the trip is not necessarily the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
American Airlines Flight 810 from Reno blew two main landing gear tires upon arriving at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, an AA spokeswoman said.
It happened just before 1 p.m. Monday. The aircraft came to a stop on a taxiway, and passengers...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:40 PM
It's been even less of a beach-going day than forecast in Chicago, likely setting a record low high temperature for July 27, but at least it's not expected to get cold enough to set a record low temperature.
The high temperature on Saturday was forecast...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Official confirmed Friday that one of the victims of the Asiana Airlines crash died after being run over by a rescue vehicle.
San Mateo County Coroner Robert J. Foucrault said Friday that a 16-year-old Chinese girl was alive on the tarmac at San...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:24 PM
SOUTH BEND – A major airline announces it is leaving South Bend. Frontier Airlines started flying here less than a year ago. An airport spokesperson says the airport isn't in trouble just because Frontier is leaving. Despite the need for service...
| Jul 13, 2013
Regarding "Bow & Wow!" by Rosemary McClure, July 7: I don't think people who have enough money for $500-a-night pet-friendly hotel rooms need to read your Travel section for tips. But silly me, a high school teacher on a budget, I thought I did. I'm...