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Plane Diverted After Emergency Chute Opens In Mid-Flight

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

June 30 (Reuters) - A United Airlines flight bound for southern California with 101 people on board was diverted to Wichita, Kansas on Sunday night ...

Chicago Train Derails At O'Hare, Injuring 32

AP | By PRIYA SRIDHAR and CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — An operator of a Chicago public-transit train that jumped the tracks and scaled an escalator at one of nation's busiest airports Mond...

Spend Your Layover In O'Hare At The Spa

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

CHICAGO (AP) — Air travelers might actually want to get stranded at O'Hare International Airport now that the Chicago airport has its first spa. ...

Man Who Fled U.S. After 1979 Murder Charge Arrested

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Crime

CHICAGO -- A former Chicago store owner who fled the U.S. in 1979 after being accused of killing a shoplifter was arrested at O'Hare International Air...

Kicked Out Of An Airport Taxi Cab...For A Kiss?

Posted 06.03.2013 | Gay Voices

A Chicago-based gay couple is crying foul after allegedly being ejected from a taxi cab onto a busy expressway after a quick kiss. Steven White an...

It's Official: Grazing Goats Coming Soon To O'Hare

Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

Yes, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is about to hire some 25 goats and possibly some sheep. No, the airport is not installing a petting zoo. ...

Airfield Lighting Outage Closed 4 Of O'Hare's 7 Runways

AP | Posted 04.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- An airfield lighting outage has forced the shutdown of more than half of the runways at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, delaying fl...

Customs Finds 18 HUMAN HEADS At O'Hare

Posted 01.15.2013 | Chicago

Customs officials made the shocking discovery of 18 severed human heads at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Monday. As of Tuesday morning, i...

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At O'Hare, Midway

AP | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — About 1,000 flights have been canceled as a winter storm bears down on the Midwest. The bulk of the flights are at Chicago's O'Hare a...

Report Raises Questions About Near Misses At O'Hare

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.25.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Federal transportation investigators released a preliminary report Monday about two near midair collisions at Chicago's O'Hare Internationa...

Goats At O'Hare? Airport Trying Out Pilot Program

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Department of Aviation is looking for a few good goats. Amy Malick is the department's point person for sustainability, and sh...

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...

Chicago's O'Hare Still 2nd Busiest US Airport

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

O'Hare 2nd Busiest Airport In Nation: Chicago Airport Undergoing Expansion

American Eagle Airlines Fined $900,000 For Tarmac Delays

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Sometimes it seems like airline passengers just can't win: The government cracks down on airlines that keep people cooped up on pla...

Package Explodes At O'Hare, Injures Baggage Handler

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago

A package exploded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Tuesday, causing minor injuries to a baggage handler. An FBI official told ABC Chicag...

Two Planes Collide On Tarmac At Chicago Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (Associated Press) -- Two Delta Airlines aircraft have collided on the tarmac at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Delta spokeswoman ...

United Airlines Computer Problems Affect Flights Nationwide

Posted 08.17.2011 | Travel

By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO - It could take several days for thousands of stranded travelers to get home after a United Airlines...

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...

O'Hare Airport Security: Travelers Discuss Feelings About New Safety Measures (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

O'Hare Airport travelers are seeing enhanced security measures -- just like airline passengers across the country in light of the attempted terror att...

O'Hare Airport Expansion: City Wins Legal Battle Involving St. Johannes Cemetery

chicagotribune.com | Art Barnum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A DuPage County judge ruled Friday that Chicago can proceed with acquiring the 6.3-acre St. Johannes Cemetery, which stands in the path of a new O'Har...

JetBlue Adds O'Hare-Boston Flights

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

JetBlue Airways Corp. said Tuesday it would increase its operation at Boston's Logan International Airport by adding flights to Chicago's O'Hare Airpo...

Neighbors Angry Over New O'Hare Runway

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The new "bad weather" runway that opened two weeks ago at O'Hare International Airport has been used almost every day, handling up to 350 flights dail...

Bush Skipping O'Hare Runway Debut

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

It looks like George W. Bush will not be stopping by Barack Obama's hometown later this week, after all. City officials had been really, really, real...