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You Won't Believe The Length Of This Airport Security Line At Midway Airport
Get to the airport early if you're traveling this summer.
Midway Airport Security Line Reportedly Over 1 Mile Long
Alana Horowitz Satlin
KOMO reporter Denise Whitaker said that the line was 1.2 miles long. An airport spokespersonsaid that she wasn't surprised
Take our Poll: Capitol Doors -- Sound Investment or Insane Boondoggle?
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin is a staunch defender of the state Capitol refurbishing project that cost more than $50 million and included historically correct copper doors that cost $670,000.
No Deal Is a Big Deal for Chicago
Executive Director, In the Public Interest
Last week, Rahm Emanuel announced the city was putting a halt to the long-running negotiations to privatize Midway Airport. The long-term lease had long been trumpeted as an opportunity to modernize the airport and help stabilize city finances but the mayor decided the deal just wasn't good enough.
Emanuel on Letterman: Chicago Mayor "Best Job Ever'
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Hear Emanuel's response and his thoughts on gun control, Syria and running a president's staff -- plus a pretty good impression of his former boss, Bill Clinton -- in the video.
2014: Former Govs. Thompson, Edgar endorse Dillard
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kirk Dillard already had the endorsement of former Gov. Jim Edgar, for whom Dillard was chief of staff before launching his Illinois Senate career in 1993.
Midway Airport Privatization Plan Grounded As Bidder Drops Out
By Reuters, Reuters
By Karen Pierog and Greg Roumeliotis The city's parking meter lease has continued to cause headaches for Chicago's mayor
Chicago Midway Traffic Record: Airport Bucked Trends To Post Record High Number Of Passengers
With 9.67 million passengers boarding planes in 2012, the Southwest Side airport had the best period in its 85-year history
Midway Privatization Approved: FAA Grants 'OK' To Start Seeking Bids
Emanuel also insisted a "Traveler's Bill of Rights" must be part of the final deal. Midway is the nation's 26th busiest airport
Freight Train Derails In Chicago, Cars Hanging Off Overpass (VIDEO)
No injuries have been reported and the Sun-Times reports that there are no hazardous materials onboard. According to the
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Boarding Pass Security Breach Reported At Midway Airport (VIDEO)
Elvis Jackson, a 33-year-old Chicago man, has been charged with two misdemeanor trespassing charges after he allegedly snuck
Chicago Airfares Rising Faster Than Most Other Cities: Report
Though Chicago's airfares are climbing more quickly than other cities, the city's airfare prices remain among the lowest
Durbin Introduces Bill To Slow Road, Airport Privatization
Phineas Baxandall, an expert on infrastructure privatization at U.S. PIRG, a federation of public-interest groups, says the
Midway Runway Accident: Southwest Flight Careens Off Tarmac In Rain, None Hurt (VIDEO)
Heavy rainfall in the Chicago area caused a scare -- but no injuries -- for the 134 passengers and crew aboard Southwest
Chicago Blizzard: City Digs Out After Third Biggest Snow Storm EVER (PHOTOS)
Raymond Orozco, chief of staff to Mayor Richard Daley, said motorist rescue efforts had been "severely hampered" by snow
Midway Airport Worst In America For On-Time Departures
The [Department of Transportation] found that 71.3 percent of Midway's flights left on time in the first eight months of
City Approves 24/7 Liquor Carts At Midway, O'Hare
The Daley administration's push to allow liquor to be sold at more places in Chicago took another step Wednesday as aldermen
Daley's Proposed Airport Liquor Carts: Much-Needed Escape Or Perpetual Spring Break?
Looks like the party's on at gate 34B, David. I don't know if you heard, but our esteemed mayor Richard M. Daley has proposed
Daley Wants More Booze In Chicago's Airports
Mayor Daley has already more than doubled the number of lakefront liquor licenses to attract mid-to-upscale restaurants. Now
Morgan Stanley Scores Huge Deal With Cash-Strapped Chicago For Parking
Chicago drivers will pay a Morgan Stanley-led partnership at least $11.6 billion to park at city meters over the next 75
Midway Airport Body Scanners: New Security Devices Coming To Midway Soon
After causing quite a stir at their first introduction, full-body scanners are expanding to airports across the country with
Daley: Midway Privatization Should Wait For Better Market
"You need a good market," Daley said, speaking to reporters after marching in the Polish Constitution Day parade downtown
Customs Supervisor Accused Of Taking Bribes
A former Customs supervisor at Midway Airport has been indicted for allegedly taking about $52,000 in bribes to allow foreign
O'Hare, Midway Airports Fall In Customer Satisfaction Scores
Chicago's airports have gotten worse in the eyes of travelers, with O'Hare ranked 14th out of 19 big airports nationwide
Chicago Flight Delays, Cancellations: O'Hare and Midway Slammed By Storm
Flights were delayed or canceled by all major airlines Tuesday as Chicago braced for up to 14 inches of snow. City Department
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