O'Hare news

Car Charging Stations Coming To Midway, O'Hare

Electric car drivers will soon have more stations at Chicago's airports where they can charge their vehicles. The Chicago City Council approved the proposal Thursday to expand the number of electric... Photo Credit: NBC 5 more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Kardashians Coming to Woodfield Mall

The 14 million people who follow Kim Kardashian on Twitter knew she landed at O'Hare on Thursday when Kardashian sent out a photo of her suitcase on the tarmac. more

over 3 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

United CEO: Peotone airport would damage Chicago

United Continental Holdings Inc. CEO Jeff Smisek said Thursday a third airport in Chicago would bring the city more harm than good. more

over 3 years ago | WBEZ | Permalink

From Marine wife to war widow

Procession, service planned for Elgin native killed in Afghanistan Alex Martinez was above all shy; a quietly motivated man, beloved by his friends and family and totally dedicated to his duty as a U.S. Marine, said his wife, Juliana Martinez. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

United lags airline industry in arrival performance

(Crain's) — The Chicago-based airline had the worst on-time arrival performance among the major carriers in February, a time when the industry had record performance. more

over 3 years ago | Crains | Permalink

Chicago To Host First Hunger Games Convention This Summer

Fans of the "Hunger Games" book series and blockbuster won't have to go as far as Panem to compare notes with like-minded aficionados -- they... more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Broken Utility Pole Shuts Down Busy Intersection On Lyons-Stickney Border

The busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Police Fire Shots After Chase, Crash On West Side

A man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

56-Year-Old Man Dies In Crash On Far South Side

A 56-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon when the car he was driving struck another vehicle head-on in the Far South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Free Golf From Dewar’s & 670 The Score

Get free golf at participating courses in select cities when you buy a bottle of Dewar's Blended Scotch Whisky - brought to you by Dewar's and 670 The Score! more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

1940 Census Archive

The 1940 Census Archive took a whole day to get up to speed Tuesday because, as it was nearly shut down by tens of millions of hits. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Temperatures To Hit 70s, Drop As Storms Move In

The temperature is expected to hit a balmy 77 degrees in Chicago Tuesday, but will drop down as low as the 50s as the afternoon goes on and a cold front passes through. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Blago Prison Secured After Hazmat Situation

The Colorado prison where Rod Blagojevich is serving a 14-year sentence was secured Monday for a hazmat situation in the mail room. Staff at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood found a... Photo Credit: AP more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Lights Out in Chicago for Earth Hour

Buildings, institutions and landmarks across Chicago are preparing up to participate in this year's Earth Hour Saturday night by turning off their lights. more

over 3 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Despite Emanuel’s opposition, Jackson says crowded skies require third airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. disagreed with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Friday, saying Chicago needs a third airport in its south suburbs because the city’s skies are too crowded — and a fourth runway at O’Hare Airport won’t change that. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink