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Airport Haikus

Lillian Daniel | Posted 06.06.2015 | Travel
Lillian Daniel

A haiku is a Japanese three-line poem, 17 syllables, written in 5/7/5 syllable count. After three hours on the runway, then a cancelled flight, followed by six more hours at the airport, it was time to devote myself to this ancient literary form.

Plane Diverted After Emergency Chute Opens In Mid-Flight

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2014 | 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 ...

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

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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. ...

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...

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...

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...