Updated 12:55 p.m. 4/3/11
CHICAGO (CBS) – Some residents on Chicago’s Southwest Side reported seeing what appeared to be UFOs flying over the city Saturday night. Now, the “Unidentified Flying Objects” may have been identified.
What was a UFO is now, apparently, just an FO.
It was about 8 p.m. when Nicole Dragozetich stopped her car to look at several lights moving across the sky near 35th and Western.
“I was just going to a local restaurant to pick up food, and as I was driving I saw residents out in front of their house, staring up in the sky.”
So she had a look.
“You could see them – just moving down the street. And they took form. At one point, it looked like an arrow.”
Orange, spherical objects, she says, at first symmetrical and then changing in shape.
Dragozetich thought: UFO.
But at roughly 7:30 p.m., an organization called the Baby James Foundation was scheduled to release several “sky lanterns” at 37th and Archer – as part of their 3rd annual rally against child abuse.
A representative of the organization says he believes they were the source of the “UFOs.”