David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

O'Hare To Get 6th Runway, But Without Expanded Terminals, Delays May Continue

Monday, February 01, 2016

American and United โ€” the airport's two major carriers โ€” reached agreement with O'Hare to build a new runway, which will complete a decade-long modernization project.


Airlines Gradually Resume Flights After Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

Monday, January 25, 2016

Airports in areas hit by the weekend blizzard are trying to get frustrated passengers on their way. Thousands of flights have been cancelled since Friday and other travel was disrupted in many cities.


Major Snow Storm Shuts Down Transportation Along East Coast

Friday, January 22, 2016

The snowstorm predicted to dump up to two feet of snow on parts of the East Coast is also expected to bring just about every mode of transportation but sleds to a standstill. Airlines are cancelling thousands of flights from the Carolinas to New England. Washington, D.C., is shutting down the metro, while roads and rails are expected to be completely impassible. And those who didn't plan ahead may wind up stranded.


Mayor Emanuel Tries To Smooth Chicago Crisis; Protesters Insist He Must Go

Friday, December 18, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a big crisis following the fallout from the police shooting of Laquan McDonald. Protesters daily call for him to resign.


Protesters In Chicago Call For Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Resignation

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Protests continue in Chicago Thursday over how the police department and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have handled to fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer last year. NPR reports the frustrations run deep, and Emanuel's's choked-up apology Wednesday is doing little to quiet calls for his resignation.


With Chicago Police Investigation, Advocates Ask, What Took So Long?

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Chicago's department is the latest to be in the spotlight for shooting a black man, which critics say is evidence of a long history of the city's police using excessive force on minorities.


Chicago Mayor Emanuel Now Says He Welcomes Federal Investigation

Thursday, December 03, 2015

A day after Hillary Clinton called for a Justice Department investigation into Chicago police's handling of the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Mayor Rahm Emanuel reversed course to support one.


Head Of Chicago PD Dismissed Amid Tension Over Black Teenager's Death

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the police superintendent, and he is ordering a top-to-bottom review of the department's system of oversight, accountability, training and transparency.


Charging Chicago Officer With Murder Fails To Quell Outrage Over Teen's Death

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez released dashcam video that shows officer Jason Van Dyke firing 16 shots at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Critics question why it took so long to be released.


Chicago Police Release Video Of Officer Shooting Teen

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Chicago police released dash-cam video of a white officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The officer has been charged with first degree murder.


Chicago Police Officer Charged With First Degree Murder In Death Of Black Teen

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A white Chicago police officer was charged in the shooting death of 17-year old Laquan McDonald. A judge ordered that dash-cam video of the shooting be released by Wednesday.


Chicago City Council Approves Ban On Drones

Thursday, November 19, 2015

It prohibits the flying of drones within 5 miles of the city's airports, and creates no-fly zones over churches, schools, hospitals, police stations and private property without the owner's consent.


Wis. Tanker Derailments Revive Debate Over Safest Way To Transport Crude

Monday, November 16, 2015

Some worry the Obama administration's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline will lead to a significant increase in the amount of crude being shipped by rail. It can also be shipped by truck.


More Questions Than Answers After Probe Finds Ill. Officer Shot Himself

Thursday, November 05, 2015

An expensive manhunt and long investigation ends with a finding of an elaborately staged suicide and accusations of embezzlement, shocking Lt. Charles Gliniewicz's Fox Lake neighbors.


Investigators Probe Crash Of Russian Airliner In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

As speculation continues about what caused a Russian airliner to crash over the weekend, airline investigators and industry analysts say such investigations are meticulous and painstakingly slow.


United Airlines Faces Steep Ascent In Not-So-Friendly Skies

Monday, September 28, 2015

Beset by a record of flight delays, dismal passenger satisfaction and widespread tech glitches, the nation's second-largest airline is seeking ways to restore customer confidence and employee morale.


United CEO And 2 Senior Executives Leave Airline Amid Probes

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

United Airlines is the target of internal and federal corruption investigations regarding possible improper dealings with a former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek Resigns Amid Federal Investigation

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The CEO and two other high ranking officials at United Airlines resigned Tuesday in the midst of an internal and federal investigation.


Illinois House Leaders Override Governor's Veto On Heroin Addiction Bill

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner partially vetoed the Heroin Crisis Act, which would have cleared the way for Medicaid to fund addiction treatments.


Pew Poll: U.S. Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The poll by the Pew Research Center finds U.S. Catholics are surprisingly open-minded about certain social issues, with majorities often holding opinions contrary to church teaching.