Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is once again spending taxpayer money in an effort to buy votes for re-election. Using an old ploy, he is claiming an airport near Peotone will bring economic development to Chicago’s south suburbs.
Heavily guarded, manacled and shackled, outlaw John Dillinger is shown on Jan. 30, 1934, as he is taken from one plane to another in St. Louis, Tenn., while under way to his final destination, the Lake County Jail in Crown Point.
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GARY | Members of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority heard a series of reports about finances, new maintenance programs and improved communications during Thursday’s meeting, and gave their approval to the news.
While others are busy going about their daily lives, silently the Illinois' Department of Transportation ravages the farmers in eastern Will County's airport footprint.
BR Lane, interim director of the Gary Chicago Airport, assures people that Gary will come first when it comes to the privatization project with the airport.
Bo Kemp, managing director, J Gari Associates, and adviser to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, answers questions about jobs and hiring of Gary residents at the airport.
John Clark, chief executive at JClark Aviation, speaks about the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project at a meeting last year. The Gary Airport Authority is considering whether to pay Clark's fee, which could go as high as $500,000, for overseeing its privatization effort.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.
Progress at Gary/Chicago International Airport must pick up speed.
Welcome news came last week when a Gary/Chicago International Airport committee announced it has narrowed its list of bidders for privatization down to two consortia of firms well known in the transportation industry.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday named four appointees to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority and Gov. Mike Pence appointed an authority president, calling on them to build on the work of the previous board.
GARY| Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson plans to announce her appointments to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority board Friday.
The word's out. Major carriers say they won't use the Gary or Peotone airports.
Work continues of the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion project. Crews are preparing to begin excavating contaminated soil material from the runway site next week.
Workers unload heavy machinery that will be used to excavate contaminated soil material from the Gary/Chicago International Airport as work continues to move forward with the expansion of the runways.
Workers unload heavy machinery that will be used to excavate soil material at the Gary/Chicago International Airport in August as work continued to move forward on the $166 million runway expansion.
Work advanced last summer on the Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion project as crews began pouring concrete. Adding longer runways that can accommodate larger aircraft is expected to make the airport a prime candidate to be viewed as Chicago's long-sought "third airport" in …
GARY | Pollution at the Gary/Chicago International Airport will end up in a landfill in Newton County, after a massive undertaking that will require a fleet of trucks to make three round trips a day. Sixty trucks soon will haul off the worse-than-anticipated ground pollution that has delaye…
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