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Suburbs Near O'Hare Want New Jet Noise Studies

CHICAGO (CBS) – Suburbs west of O’Hare International Airport have placed a question on the November ballot, asking voters whether something needs to be done about the rise in jet noise. 268 more words


Where Does All the Oil Go?

With crude oil shipments on U.S. Class 1 railroads, the major freight lines have increased 85-fold since 2006, from 4,700 carloads to 400,000 in 2013, according to… 1,216 more words


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As O'Hare Expanded, Time Lapse Shows Demise Of Bensenville Neighborhood

By John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — The legal battles were long and hard-fought, but, in the end, plans to expand O’Hare International Airport won out over protests from residents of Bensenville, who fought to save their homes from being taken over. 106 more words


O'Hare Worker Arrested For Stealing Military Foot Lockers

CHICAGO (STMW) – An employee at O’Hare International Airport was charged with theft after he allegedly stole items from military foot lockers that were meant to be shipped overseas. 83 more words


FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel.

CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports the FAA began prohibiting U.S. 248 more words


Chicago To Add Noise Monitors Near O'Hare Airport

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O’Hare International Airport.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the plans Tuesday. He says the additional monitors will help gauge the impact of changes in flight patterns at one of the nation’s busiest airports. 104 more words


Circle of Shame

Yesterday I enjoyed one of Chicago’s most popular pastimes – picking people up from O’Hare airport. Anyone who has had the privilege of being cursed out by one of O’Hare’s “traffic management” professionals knows the fear of having your car evaporated by their bright orange wands of doom. 609 more words