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As WBBM's Steve Miller reports, court action begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, when Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will announce a conclusion of her review of the murder conviction of Alstory Simon.
About 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

Man Shot And Killed Inside His Austin Home

Pierre Peters, 41, was shot in the back about 2:35 p.m. inside his home in the 0 - 100 block of North Lorel, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Marcus DiPaola returned to the U.S. from Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 20. Since he returned, he has been monitoring himself for a fever by taking his temperature every hour. He has yet to show any symptoms of Ebola. Two nurses from the Chicago Department of Public Health visited his home Wednesday to check on him.
Negotiators for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 and the Waukegan Teachers’ Council met for nearly 14 hours Wednesday before coming to an agreement.

Fire Destroys Home In Lombard

The fire started in the garage of a house in the 400 block of Collen Court. One of the home’s residents heard a “pop” in the garage and opened the door to find it engulfed in flames, DiRienzo said. The fire spread into the house, and flames were through the roof by the time fire crews arrived.
Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.
Dorothy Holmes filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of her son, Ronald Johnson. About 12:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.
Everybody's played the popular board game. But do you know the back story of the man who invented it? CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.