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  • Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze

    Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze
    A brutal "polar vortex" gripped much of the Midwest on Monday, pushing temperatures to record subzero lows, grounding more than 4,000 flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to stay home or go to emergency warming shelters. In Chicago,...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
  • What are Chicago's coldest days?

    What are Chicago's coldest days?
    The Chicago area hit a new record low for today, and more records may still fall. At 8 a.m., it was minus 16 at O'Hare International Airport, according to the official recording station for the city. The old record was minus 14, set in 1988 and 1884....
  • Morning commute fitful but better as temperatures rise

    Morning commute fitful but better as temperatures rise
    After two days of major disruptions and cancellations, Metra trains ran normal schedules this morning though some commuters waited more than half an hour in the cold because of delays. Most of the delays were on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe line,...
  • 35 LAX flights canceled due to arctic weather in Midwest

    35 LAX flights canceled due to arctic weather in Midwest
    Nearly three dozen flights at Los Angeles International Airport have been canceled since midnight due to frigid weather in the Midwest and northeastern U.S., officials said Monday night. More than 5,200 passengers were affected by the 35 canceled...
  • UPDATE: Missing soldier found safe in Texas

    UPDATE: Missing soldier found safe in Texas
    An active-duty member of the U.S. Army who went missing after a weather-related delay at O'Hare International Airport this week has been located, 'safe and unharmed,' in Texas, Chicago Police said today. Matthew Segur, 39, flew into the airport Monday...
  • Air traffic to O'Hare, Midway grew in 2013

    Air traffic to O'Hare, Midway grew in 2013
    Chicago's two airports showed a small growth in flights last year, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday. Air traffic at O'Hare International Airport increased 0.6 percent, while flights at Chicago Midway International Airport grew by 0.9...
  • Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow

    Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow
    Metra experienced scattered delays on some lines this morning but they were nothing like the problems that plagued the commuter agency during the last arctic outbreak two weeks ago. As the peak of the rush hour ended around 9 a.m., Metra had reported at...
  • Snow moves out, cold moves in (again)

    Snow moves out, cold moves in (again)
    Gusting winds drove wind chills to minus-20 and whipped up a lake-effect squall that left more than half a foot of snow across Chicago and up to a foot in some parts of southern Cook County and northwest Indiana. Temperatures are not expected to climb...
  • Bensenville police seek public's help in fatal shooting

    Bensenville police seek public's help in fatal shooting
    Along a busy roadway just west of O'Hare International Airport, Hussein Saghir appeared to try to reason with two robbers before he was fatally shot, according to a disturbing surveillance video released Tuesday. Saghir and his brother — who...
  • Illinois creates new local sales tax rules

    Illinois creates new local sales tax rules
    The Illinois Department of Revenue has come up with new rules to determine how businesses allocate local sales taxes that are likely to upset several companies, including the nation's largest airlines. The agency filed emergency regulations Wednesday...
  • Woman charged with leaving alligator at O'Hare

    Woman charged with leaving alligator at O'Hare
    An Oakbrook Terrace woman has been charged with animal cruelty and reckless conduct after leaving a baby alligator to fend for itself at O'Hare International Airport in November. Alexis T. Prokopchuk, 29, of the 17400 block of West Eisenhower Road in the...