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Car Goes Off Interstate, Bursts Into Flames

Car Goes Off Interstate, Bursts Into Flames

Rainfall was heavy when the vehicle, traveling southbound on Interstate 55 in Burr Ridge, went off the road and... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Downed Power Line Halts Metra Trains Near Des Plaines

Downed Power Line Halts Metra Trains Near Des Plaines

All inbound and outbound trains were halted on the Union Pacific / Northwest Line due to a downed power line across... Read »

Oct 3, 2014
FAA Chief:

FAA Chief: "We Are in a Good Place"

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that everything is on target to restore air traffic back... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Portion of Route 66 Sings to Drivers

Portion of Route 66 Sings to Drivers

10/02/14: Drive too fast or too slow on a stretch of Route 66 in New Mexico and you'll miss it. Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Rain Creates Messy Morning Commute

Rain Creates Messy Morning Commute

At 5 a.m., the entire metropolitan area was under a system that was producing moderate to heavy rainfall in areas. Read »

Oct 3, 2014
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... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
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 and... 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
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 at... 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 allegedly... 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 busiest... 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 intelligence... 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 from... 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 unattended... 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 95th... Watch »

Sep 23, 2014
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