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Chicago Breaking NewsThe purported UFO that pilots and other eagle-eyed professionals reported seeing almost four years ago, hovering in place above Gate C-17 at O'Hare International Airport, never went away.Don't get me wrong. The aviators, United Airlines ramp workers,...
(WGN-AM)- U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) has developed some pet peeves about airline baggage since he was elected to Congress and elevated to frequent-flier status. The three-term congressman, who grew up on Chicago's Southwest Side under the flight...
Tags: Transportation, Tickets, Travel, Popcorn, Laws
(WGN-AM)- The refusal of some Chicago taxicab drivers to accept credit cards leads to hundreds of complaints to city officials each year, ranking third behind reckless driving and rude behavior, records show. And taxi industry executives say the aversion...
(WGN-AM)- A good number of inquiring minds would first probably want to know, "What's a Maxi?" They are the rail cars with fewer seats that the CTA introduced last September to squeeze more riders onto crowded trains, particularly during rush hours...
(WGN-AM)- Drivers accelerating down the left-side entrance ramps to the Kennedy Expressway in downtown Chicago must often throw the dice -- and perhaps mumble a quick prayer or profanity -- while attempting to merge, squeeze, plead or fight their way into...
Tribune reporterThe city has put its parking ticket crews in overdrive, issuing citations at a faster clip than last year, but a Tribune analysis of court records shows that the vast majority of tickets contested by motorists are thrown out. In response to a Freedom...
Tribune reporterThe Shelby Cobra that tops all others is back on the block, this time in California, where the record-breaking race car might fetch a record-setting price. Three months ago in Indianapolis, legendary driver Bob Bondurant, 76, was squeezed into the...
Tribune staff reportersCommuters in Chicago and around the country can expect to ride to work with police and bomb-sniffing dogs Friday as transit systems bulk up security following terror bombings in London. Within hours of Thursday's rush-hour attacks on British subway...
Tribune transportation reporterThe days of flying in the belly of airplanes appear to be numbered for a doll of a traveler named Marisol Luna. American Girl Inc. sent out a replacement doll Wednesday to a little girl from Florida who lost her cherished Marisol doll on Sunday when it...
Tags: Florida, Toys, Orlando, Midway Airport, Toy Industry
Tribune transportation reporterThe story last week about an unscheduled flight over O'Hare International Airport generated a universe of opinions from near and very far out. A man in Aurora said he came home from work on the same day as the O'Hare sighting, looked skyward in his...
Tribune reportersWASHINGTON — Mayor Richard Daley met with lawmakers Tuesday to push for Chicago's share of a federal stimulus package, including $50 million he said would be crucial to keeping the expansion of O'Hare International Airport on track. Without that...
Tribune reportersA veteran CTA train motorman apparently disobeyed a red "stop" signal and overruled equipment that triggered the emergency brakes, resulting in a derailment Wednesday high above the ground, according to a preliminary investigation by transit officials....
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