| Feb 23, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Canadian musician Harry Manx said he felt alone and insecure Friday as he stepped onstage just hours after his signature Indian guitar had been stolen in Chicago.
But a Facebook message he posted about the theft that night went viral, producing 3.5...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:36 AM
The latest winter storm to smack Chicago didn't hit as hard as expected, but still left as much as 7 inches of heavy, slushy snow that tied up the morning commute once again and moved this season to the third snowiest on record.
The worst of the snow...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
George Blagden couldn't help himself. The "Vikings" star was so happy to finally be part of a giant fight scene in the show's second season he just let loose.
"The director screams 'cut' on the megaphone and [there's] silence in the forest—apart...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Parent companies of merging carriers American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to divest several slots and gates at key U.S. airports to settle litigation challenging their combination from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several state...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:28 AM
United Airlines Flight No. 1263 out of Chicago to New Orleans was diverted Monday night due to a mechanical issue and landed safely in Jackson, Miss., officials said.
The Boeing 737 aircraft, carrying 116 passengers and 6 crew members, landed safely...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year.
The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:35 AM
The four-year, $492 million project to overhaul the O'Hare branch of the CTA Blue Line starts this weekend with temporary track closures between the Western and Logan Square stations, the transit agency said Thursday.
The track closure will start at...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Gusting snow stopped and delayed Metra trains, canceled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports and caused spinouts and tortuous commutes this morning.
Switching problems at Lake Street caused 20-minute delays on the Union Pacific North,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:45 PM
All the city's snow plows and salt spreaders are working on main streets and Lake Shore Drive as a winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m., predicting the Chicago Area may get up to 10 inches by Saturday evening.
The warning went into...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A winter storm is expected to continue until daybreak Wednesday, marking the 33rd and 34th days we've seen measurable snow this winter.
"It's going to be spreading north into the area, moving into the South Side of Chicago mid-to-late this afternoon,...