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Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the Federal Aviation Administration's primary local job is to get the area's radar facility -- heavily damaged nearly a week ago by a saboteur -- up and running at full capacity. Watch »

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FAA Head Orders Review After Radar Center Sabotage

FAA Head Orders Review After Radar Center Sabotage

Over the next 30 days, a team of FAA employees and labor union representatives will review security practices... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Plano

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Plano

The crash happened about 8 p.m. in the 15600 block of Griswold Springs Road in unincorporated Plano Read »

Sep 29, 2014
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Aug 22, 2014
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FAA: Radar Facility to be Repaired by Oct. 13

FAA: Radar Facility to be Repaired by Oct. 13

Air travel in the Midwest will remain hampered after a saboteur set fire to equipment in a radar facility in Aurora... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Air Travel Slowly Recovers After Sabotage

Air Travel Slowly Recovers After Sabotage

Authorities say a contract employee started a fire Friday morning in the basement of a control center in the Chicago... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
FAA Facility Fire Creates Travel Nightmare

FAA Facility Fire Creates Travel Nightmare

For passengers arriving at O'Hare International Airport on Friday morning, it was a rude awakening. Watch »

Sep 27, 2014
Why FAA Fire Caused Nationwide Travel Mess

Why FAA Fire Caused Nationwide Travel Mess

9/26/14: Thousands of passengers were left stranded Friday when a fire set at an FAA facility grounded flights... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Facebook Post Alerted Cops to FAA Fire Suspect

Facebook Post Alerted Cops to FAA Fire Suspect

A criminal complaint shows that a suburban Chicago man may have posted his intentions on Facebook before... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Nearly 2,000 Flights Canceled After Fire at FAA Facility

Nearly 2,000 Flights Canceled After Fire at FAA Facility

There were more than 1,400 cancellations at O'Hare -- which this week reclaimed the title as the world's... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Warsaw-Bound Flight From Chicago Diverted to Glasgow

Warsaw-Bound Flight From Chicago Diverted to Glasgow

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner -- operating as Flight 4 -- departed Chicago's O'Hare International Airport shortly before... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Police: No Known Threat to Chicago Transit Systems

Police: No Known Threat to Chicago Transit Systems

The Associated Press on Thursday reported that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country's... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
O'Hare Reclaims Title as World's Busiest Airport

O'Hare Reclaims Title as World's Busiest Airport

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, more than 580,000 flights departed or landed at O'Hare... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Rash of Robberies Reported Near Sox Red Line Station

Rash of Robberies Reported Near Sox Red Line Station

Police are warning CTA riders about four recent robberies near the 35th Street Red Line station. Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
O'Hare Terminal 1 Reopens After Evacuation

O'Hare Terminal 1 Reopens After Evacuation

A portion of Terminal 1 at O'Hare International Airport was evacuated Wednesday morning because of an... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
CTA Breaks Ground on New 95th Street Red Line Terminal

CTA Breaks Ground on New 95th Street Red Line Terminal

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday helped break ground on the Chicago Transit Authority's new... Watch »

Sep 23, 2014
Chicago Bridge Lifts: Sept. 20 Through Nov. 15

Chicago Bridge Lifts: Sept. 20 Through Nov. 15

Lifts accommodate recreational boats returning to their storage yards as the summer boating season comes to an end. Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Small Plane Crashes Near Bloomington Airport

Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil and Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

Wilson Station Makeover Could Unleash Rats into Uptown

The Chicago Transit Authority wants to give residents in Uptown a bit of a heads up: Construction of the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
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