| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Up to an inch of snow is expected to fall between about 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. across the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service.
The storm isn't expected to drop more than an inch of snow in the city, though a little more than an inch may...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Call it deja Blue.
In what's being billed as the largest Blue Line investment in 30 years, CTA officials announced last week the agency will embark on a four-year, $492 million project to rid parts of the O'Hare branch of slow zones and upgrade 12...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Before some Chicago Marathon runners make it to the start line, they'll have to navigate the CTA line.
Long lines for fare cards greeted travelers to O'Hare Friday morning as the CTA continued its transition to Ventra, its new fare payment system. Two...
| Dec 21, 2013
The only thing worse than a flight delay is a flight delay when you're traveling with kids, and the traveler-clogged holidays always promise plenty of delays. Fortunately, many airports have created designated kids areas so pint-size travelers can blow...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:25 PM
It's still early, but winter is already giving us its best shot. A couple of them.
After the coldest start to the season in nearly 20 years, an arctic clipper is expected to dump as much as 4 inches of snow on the Chicago area just in time for the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
A generally smooth rush hour was reported this morning as the second winter storm to hit in four days dropped up to 3 inches of snow across the Chicago area. Next up: Brutal cold.
State police reported clear expressways with few accidents this morning,...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The snow that blanketed Chicago-area roads and sidewalks overnight ended up dropping about 4-6 inches of new snow across the area before it moved east Saturday afternoon.
There's no more snow in the immediate forecast, but the unseasonably cold...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Everything started out as planned Friday as Chicago resident Ellya Wong and hundreds of other passengers aboard a Cathay Pacific Airways flight to Hong Kong neared their takeoff around 2 p.m. from O’Hare International Airport.
Then came the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:59 PM
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.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:54 AM
NEW YORK -- A ferocious snowstorm that buried some areas of the Northeast in nearly two feet of snow tapered off Friday, leaving death in its wake and giving way to a bitter chill compounded by winds that sent temperatures plunging well below zero.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Prolonged subzero temperatures across the region have prompted city and suburban schools to close rather than force parents, students and teachers through the cold authorities are warning people against.
The temperatures - 9 degrees below zero Monday...