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Referendum May Give Residents a Chance to Shout Down Jet Noise

One city official said changing flight paths would just move noise from one neighborhood to another one.

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O'Hare International Terminal's Luxury Rehab Unveiled

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin unveiled the $26 million project Friday morning.

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Accused Harry Manx Guitar Thief was Convicted of Similar Crime at Midway

Anthony Hargrove was ordered held on $250,000 bail Wednesday in connection with the new charges.

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Man Charged with Stealing Bluesman Harry Manx's Rare Indian Guitar

Anthony Hargrove was charged after returning to an O'Hare terminal to steal additional bags, police said.

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Midway Flights Grounded, Hundreds Canceled at O'Hare

Thick fog enveloped the city Thursday causing hundreds of flights to be canceled.

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Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty for Leaving Alligator at O'Hare: Police

Alexis Prokopchuk of Oakbrook Terrace took the animal on the "L" and abandoned it at O'Hare, police said.

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After Jet Noise Complaints Soar, Aldermen Call for Council Hearing

Complaints to an O'Hare Airport noise hotline rose 124 percent from September to November of last year.

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Navy Pier Official Has Run for 5,126 Straight Days and Counting

Not even last week's frigid temps could stop Sue Kessler from continuing her 14-year running streak.  

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Goats at O'Hare: Four-Legged Weed Wackers Set to Return in the Spring

The herd of 37 goats, llamas, burros and sheep will return to O'Hare Airport in the spring.

Portage Park »

Northwest Side Year in Review: 5 Stories That Mattered to Locals in 2013

This year was an eventful one for the Northwest Side neighborhoods.

Midway »

Unequal Pay for Hudson News Workers Leads Aldermen to Call for Hearings

Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. sought to address the "injustice" between workers at O'Hare and Midway airports.

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Man Arrested on O'Hare Runway Claimed He Had a Private Jet: Prosecutors

Ardell Walker, 23, was caught jumping a fence and running toward a taxiing plane, prosecutors said.

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Police: Man Found After Flying From London to O'Hare

Thomas Richardson, 69, was found in good condition, police said Friday.

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New O'Hare Runway to Open, but Opponents Vow to Continue Fight

The new runway will open Thursday, despite opposition by several Far Northwest Side community groups.

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Man Missing After Flying From London to O'Hare, Police Say

Thomas Richardson, 69, was supposed to board a connecting flight but never got on the plane, police said.