O'Hare Airport

-Illinois
7:36 am
Mon October 13, 2014

FAA: Aurora Control Facility Now Fully Functional

Credit FAA

An Aurora air traffic control facility should be fully functioning today after a two-week shutdown.

The FAA said testing was complete, a full shift of air traffic controllers will return and other sites would transfer control back to the center after midnight.

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-Illinois
7:27 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Fed. Judge Set To Decide Sentence For Bolingbrook Man Arrested At O'Hare Airport

Mohammed Hamzah Khan
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A federal judge will decide if a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man - accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS - should stay behind bars while pending trial.

Mohammed Hamzah Khan's hearing in Chicago today follows his Saturday arrest at O'Hare International Airport as he attempted to board a plane to Turkey.

Prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday asking Judge Susan Cox to close part of today's hearing to the public. Their explanation was sealed.

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Health
5:35 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Illinois Health Director Says State Is Prepared For Ebola

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck
Credit IDPH

The director of the Illinois Department of Public Health says that the state is prepared to handle an Ebola outbreak, if there should ever be one.

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-Illinois
7:37 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Chicago Airports Reopen After 'Deliberate' Fire At FAA Facility

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More than 2,000 flights into and out of Chicago’s two airports were canceled or delayed today as the result of a fire apparently set by a contract employee at an air traffic control facility in Aurora.

Modified flight schedules resumed late in the morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Illinois
9:08 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Impact Of FAA Cuts In Illinois Will Vary

Federal budget cuts are expected to affect airports in Illinois. However, the scope of these reductions may vary. 

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Illinois
11:34 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Around Illinois -- May 14

  • O’Hare cargo deal to create thousands of jobs
  • Will legislature adjourn on time?
  • Student loan rate hike hits Illinois hard
  • Police mark one year in search for boy
  • Ponzi schemer must repay and do time

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