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O'Hare 'Minute Suites' Can't Be Used As Sexy Romp Rooms

Posted 02.06.2013 | Chicago

Travel-weary passengers wanting to kick back and nap at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport now have a space to do so — as long as napping is all...

Rahm Says O'Hare Cargo Center Will Bring Thousands Of Jobs

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The city of Chicago has reached an agreement to begin construction of a $200 million cargo center at O'Hare International Airport. Mayor R...

O'Hare Expansion Work Poses Safety Risks, FAA Says

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A cargo plane nearly crashed into a fence as it took off and several other aircraft also had close calls during major construction over sev...

O'Hare Expansion: Partial Deal Reached With Carriers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The city of Chicago and two major airlines announced a nearly $1.2 billion deal Monday to go ahead with parts of a long-planned expans...

Mayor Daley Meets With Airlines To Talk O'Hare Expansion

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Richard Daley met Wednesday with wary airline executives without reaching a deal to ensure that a $15 billion expansion ...

UPDATE: City Approves Another $1 Billion For O'Hare Expansion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The city council approved the $1 billion bond measure for the O'Hare expansion project, but demurred on annexing 271 acres of neighboring B...

O'Hare Expansion: Bensenville Home Demolition To Begin Today

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After long delays, work begins today to demolish more than 500 vacant homes and businesses in northwest suburban Bensenville to make way for the final...

O'Hare Expansion: City Cannot Remove Graves From Nearby Cemetery

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A state appellate court granted a temporary restraining order Thursday night, stopping the City of Chicago from relocating any more graves from the hi...

Cemetery To Be Bulldozed For O'Hare Expansion

ABC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A DuPage County judge ruled a cemetery must be sold to the city of Chicago so the O'Hare Expansion Project can be completed....

Bensenville Ends Multi-Decade Fight With O'Hare Over Airport Expansion

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A David-and-Goliath legal battle that pitted a small suburb against the city of Chicago over the expansion of O'Hare International Air...

Bodies Moved From Cemetery In Crosshairs Of O'Hare Expansion

CBS 2 | Jay Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The only thing standing in the way of new runways at O'Hare were remains at St. Johannes Cemetery. After months of runaround, cemetery officials have ...

O'Hare Getting $12M In Stimulus Money

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - Chicago aviation officials say O'Hare International Airport will get $12 million in federal stimulus money to help improve existing infrastr...

Blagojevich Probe Looking At O'Hare, City Contracts

Chicago Sun-Times | CAROL MARIN, TIM NOVAK AND CHRIS FUSCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal authorities are investigating five construction companies that collectively have gotten hundreds of millions of dollars in construction work a...

O'Hare Expansion At Top Of Stimulus Projects List

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard M. Daley hasn't been too specific about what's on the city's economic-stimulus wish list. But during a visit to Washington on Tuesday, h...

O'Hare Delays Worst Among All Major Airports

Crain's Chicago Business | Meghan Streit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

O'Hare International Airport continued to have the worst on-time departure ranking in 2008. The airport remained at the bottom of the list of 32 airp...

Court Stops O'Hare Bulldozers, Protects Bensenville

Daily Herald | Marni Pyke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois appeals court justices turned back the clock on a dramatic ruling this summer by a DuPage judge allowing the bulldozing of Bensenville homes ...

O'Hare Expansion Dispute Continues

Chicago Tribune | Art Barnum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The battle over the O'Hare airport expansion continued today with attorneys for Bensenville telling appellate court justices that Chicago's continued ...

Airlines Questioning O'Hare Expansion

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch and Julie Johnsson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the first new runway in Chicago in 37 years is set to open Thursday, major airlines serving O'Hare International Airport have unanimously called f...