For more than 50 years, the airport has been plagued by corruption and delays. The politically connected cash in. Meanwhile, passengers trudge through a transit hub that persistently underperforms. Read more
In 1946, the city acquired the complex that would become O'Hare at no cost. Since then, it's been a cash cow for the politically connected. Read more
As the airport grew into one of the world's busiest transportation hubs, it developed a track record of costly delays. Here's a look at what the city promised — and what we got in return. Read more