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  • Prosecutors: Man held on $100K bail after hopping barbed wire to run onto O'Hare tarmac

    Prosecutors: Man held on $100K bail after hopping barbed wire to run onto O'Hare tarmac
    An Austin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bail after he allegedly jumped barbed wire and then ran onto the tarmac at O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon prompting a police chase and felony charges, police said. It was about 3 p.m. when...
  • 'Allie' the alligator found under escalator at O'Hare

    'Allie' the alligator found under escalator at O'Hare
    Police managed to whisk a 2-foot-long alligator into a box after a traveler spotted it under an escalator at O’Hare International Airport. The person made the bizarre discovery Friday in the lower level of Terminal 3, Police News Affairs Officer...
  • 10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway

    10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • 'More January than November': It'll stay cold today

    'More January than November': It'll stay cold today
    Chicago is waking up to the coldest morning of the year -- the coldest since January in the city, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight temperatures dropped to 12 degrees early this morning at O'Hare International Airport, said Charles...
  • Mayor agrees to smaller cigarette tax increase

    Mayor agrees to smaller cigarette tax increase
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has agreed to reduce the size of his proposed cigarette tax increase, but Chicago is still poised to have the highest per-pack tax in the nation. At a City Council Finance Committee meeting Monday, a day before the full council vote...
  • Man, 50, is 2nd cold death in Cook County

    Man, 50, is 2nd cold death in Cook County
    A 50-year-old man who died on Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood is the second person to succumb to cold temperatures in Cook County this season, officials said today. Daniel Badillo, whose home address was not available, was found Saturday on...
  • Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport
    A small and ailing alligator was found and rescued Friday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to various reports out Monday. And to think, most of us don't attempt to get a soda through security. The most comforting quote to come...
  • Frigid Friday, week of bitter cold expected

    Frigid Friday, week of bitter cold expected
    The cold weather that moved into the Chicago area Thursday will linger for at least a week, meteorologists say. Friday will bring the coldest daytime temperatures since February, with an expected high of just 22 degrees and wind chills in the teens,...
  • Snowfall slicks roads, cancels more than 140 flights

    Snowfall slicks roads, cancels more than 140 flights
    Officials are urging commuters to drive cautiously this morning after some three inches of snow fell across the region Sunday night. The National Weather Service recorded 3.1 inches of snowfall at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday, enough to cancel...
  • Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up

    Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up
    Chicago emergency officials are urging residents to take precautions to keep warm Monday, with forecasts calling for gusty winds and temperatures dipping into the teens. About 4:45 a.m., the temperature at O'Hare International Airport was 23 degrees and...
  • Blue Line riders used to promises of slow zone fixes

    Blue Line riders used to promises of slow zone fixes
    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...
  • New deal proposed to boost Gary/Chicago airport

    New deal proposed to boost Gary/Chicago airport
    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. The...