Union workers and a group of Chicago aldermen want the city to rebid a controversial contract at O’Hare International Airport.The city signed a $99 million contract with a new janitorial company called United Maintenance.
Hurricane Sandy has stranded many Chicago travelers again today.Most flights heading to the Northeast coast are still canceled as airports deal with the aftermath of the storm system.The Chicago Department of Aviation said about 325 flights out of O’Hare and 75 at Midway were canceled Tuesday.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says building a third airport south of Chicago is very important for the state.He's responding to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new plans to build a fourth runway at O'Hare airport. Emanuel said the expansion would be like adding a third airport without building a new one.
We’re taking stock of what’s new in Rahm Emanuel's administration as well as what's been moving along as usual. Since Chicago’s election, news about city airports has been a mixed bag of old problems and new opportunities.
More than 500,000 customers are still without power Monday afternoon, after the most damaging storm system in more than a decade roared through northern Illinois this morning, leaving downed trees and debris in its wake.The severe storms packed winds as high as 80 mph and wreaked havoc on the mornin