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Jet slides on Quad-Cities airport’s taxiway in wintry weather

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Officials say a mix of icy conditions and high winds contributed to a jet sliding along a taxiway. No injuries were reported when a Delta jet carrying 50 passengers slid Saturday afternoon at Moline’s Quad City International Airport. The jet was bound for Detroit.

Heavy snow forces ground stop at O’Hare, snarls air traffic

CHICAGO (AP) – A winter storm that swept across northern Illinois forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights at Chicago’s two major airports and prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to stop operations at O’Hare International Airport for a time. A winter weather advisory

Dekalb PD welcomes new K9

DEKALB – Dekalb Police introduced a new K9 to their department. Selected from a field of 8 candidates, Kota, a Dutch Shepard born in Poland, will fill the K9 position this spring. Dekalb Police Officer Nicholson and Kota will be headed to Decatur for an 8-week class starting January 27th.