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  • Alderman pitches renaming Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier ballroom after Jane Byrne

    Alderman pitches renaming Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier ballroom after Jane Byrne
    A series of possible tributes to former Mayor Jane Byrne were introduced at the City Council Wednesday. Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, proposed naming the international terminal at O'Hare International Airport, the grand ballroom at Navy Pier or the plaza...
  • Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84

    Donald Carlson, construction management executive, dies at 84
    Donald R. Carlson was a project architect and construction manager who had a hand in building the original McCormick Place convention center, the infrastructure at O'Hare International Airport, and McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook. "Don was very...
  • Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise

    Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise
    Park Ridge Aldermen on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed an ordinance that, if it received final approval, will place an advisory question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot asking residents about noise levels at O'Hare airport. The question asks...
  • O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot

    O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot
    Park Ridge aldermen took a step Monday to placing a question on the Nov. 4 election ballot about the process establishing noise and air quality standards around O'Hare Internatonal Airport. Aldermen gave the go-ahead to the drafting of a referendum...
  • Problem Solver: Allegient Air charges ticket fees after man dies

    Problem Solver: Allegient Air charges ticket fees after man dies
    On March 21, Lee Hennig purchased a one-way ticket from Mesa, Ariz., to Rockford on Allegiant Air. Four days later, he died, obviously unable to use his $337.99 ticket to fly home as scheduled April 7. His widow, Rita Hennig, said her son called...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare

     Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare
    In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status. The project developer predicted international fliers would...
  • La Grange recovering from severe weather

    La Grange recovering from severe weather
    Police and public works crews were busy late Monday night and early Tuesday morning in La Grange as severe storms brought high winds and heavy rain to the area. "Based on a preliminary assessment, all areas of the village had some impact (from the...
  • Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight

    Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight
    A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE. Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
  • John Richard (Dick) Leslie, longtime Tribune editor, 1938-2014

    John Richard (Dick) Leslie, longtime Tribune editor, 1938-2014
    In 1991, Tribune photographer Bob Langer faced a decision: Cover Game 2 of the NBA Finals or attend the College World Series, where his son started at shortstop for Creighton. "Dick found out and told me family comes first," Langer said. Dick is...
  • Northern Trust banker to lead Seaway

    Chicago-based Seaway Bank & Trust Co., the state of Illinois’ biggest black-owned bank and the third-largest nationwide, has hired a Northern Trust Corp. executive to be its new chief executive and president. Darrell Jackson will join Seaway on...