O'Hare airport is falling behind, Chicago aviation chief warns

Jun 26, 2015

O'Hare airport is falling behind, Chicago aviation chief warns

O’Hare International Airport is falling behind other global hubs as it grapples with flight delays, gate shortages and a largely humdrum terminal experience for passengers, Chicago’s new aviation chief warned business leaders Thursday. Aviation industry veteran Ginger Evans told an audience at the City ...

May 7, 2015

Chicago police torture victims to be awarded $5.5 million

The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5.5 million reparations package for the mostly African-American victims of the city’s notorious police torture scandal that also includes a formal apology and a promise to teach schoolchildren about one of the darkest chapters in Chicago’s ...

Mar 27, 2015

Illinois National Guardsman, cousin accused of trying to aid Islamic State

An Illinois National Guard specialist and his cousin were arrested on federal charges that they conspired to aid Islamic State terrorists. Guardsman Hasan Edmonds, 22, was picked up Wednesday at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. Jonas Edmonds, 29, was apprehended at his Aurora, Illinois, home, ...

Feb 20, 2015

Heroine of NHK drama 'Massan' to perform on Broadway

Charlotte Kate Fox, a U.S. actress performing as the heroine of the NHK television drama series “Massan” is set to play the leading role in the long-running Broadway musical “Chicago.” “Chicago” is the story of murderer Roxie Hart attempting to become a star by ...

Jan 14, 2015

U.S. man, 19, pleads not guilty to trying to join Islamic State

A 19-year-old man from suburban Chicago pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State militants after he tried to travel with his two younger siblings to the Middle East to join the Islamic State. Mohammed ...

Dec 21, 2014

Chicago mayor's son mugged

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 17-year-old son has been mugged near the family’s home. Spokeswoman Kelley Quinn said Saturday that the mayor’s son, Zach, had “injuries that required medical treatment but was able to join the family for a long planned trip.” Chicago Police spokesman ...