Blustery blizzard scrubs 1,000 Chicago flights

Feb 25, 2016

Blustery blizzard scrubs 1,000 Chicago flights

A powerful storm moving through parts of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday has caused the pre-emptive cancellation of hundreds of flights in and out of Chicago. Airlines have cancelled more than 1,000 flights in or out of the city’s major airports, O’Hare and Midway. ...

All Blacks to face Ireland in Chicago

Feb 17, 2016

All Blacks to face Ireland in Chicago

The last time New Zealand’s defending Rugby World Cup champion All Blacks team played in the U.S., the game was a record-setting sellout. It also was a blowout, as the storied All Blacks routed the USA Eagles national squad 74-6 before 61,500 people — ...

Chicago police use of force faces Justice Department scrutiny

Dec 8, 2015

Chicago police use of force faces Justice Department scrutiny

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it will investigate Chicago’s police department following protests over the 2014 police shooting death of a black teenager, on the same day local prosecutors said they would not seek charges in another police shooting case. U.S. authorities ...