O Hare International Airport
A traveler looks at a flight departure board Monday at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fi…
It was good having President Barack Obama visit Gary/Chicago International Airport, but it would have been far better if the reason could not possibly have been air traffic control problems in the Chicago area.
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The Lake Calumet Airport is still "dead, dead, dead," but it enjoyed a brief, meteoric rise and fall during the long, continuing battle over construction of a third Chicago area airport.
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/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.
Anti-gun crusader Donne Trotter has a little 'splaining to do, Lucy.
The immigrant longing for a better life, a better place, is a part of most of our histories as Americans. Among the things I've learned from my immigrant ancestry is that often, what a person longs for turns out to be the most important thing—it's the start of every journey and sometimes can…
After nearly 105 years as a town, Munster continues to flourish and evolve.
Under traditional airport financing models, runway construction costs have been passed on to the taxpayers. Terminals, meanwhile, historically have been built by the airlines so they get to lock out competition in the marketplace. When you walk past all those empty gates at O'Hare, you know …
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District seems to be having problems with solid results, wasteful spending and good management.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., spoke Thursday evening on the House floor knowing perfectly well his audience wasn't fellow members of the House. He used his C-SPAN appearance (zip forward to 8:17:22) to promote the Abraham Lincoln National Airport to the public.
SPRINGFIELD | Officials from surrounding airports are not overly concerned about the possibility of a third Chicago airport affecting their passenger or flight numbers.
SPRINGFIELD | When U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters this week that nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the south suburban airport proposal, that apparently didn't include Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. or Gov. Pat Quinn.
WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.
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