Christmas Eve

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Eight Shot Across Chicago On Christmas Eve

At least eight people were shot across Chicago since Christmas Eve.


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More Restaurants Staying Open On Christmas Eve

The holidays don’t always mean eating dinner with family at home. More restaurants in the area are staying open for Christmas Eve, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


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Is Chicago Area Getting A White Christmas?

A storm moving through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday should make its way to the Midwest on Wednesday, and bring a very thin band of heavy snow with it as temperatures drop below freezing.


Lauren Smith, 8, was killed as a result of a rollover crash. (Family handout)

Dad Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed 8-Year-Old Daughter

Jeffery Smith, 26, was charged with aggravated DUI leading to an accident or death, in addition to citations for negligent driving, failure to reduce speed and a child restraint violation.


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1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Shootings On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Wednesday evening when two teens were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


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Macy’s Among Retailers Staying Open Through Christmas Eve

It’s getting down to the wire as Chicagoans try to wrap up their Christmas shopping in the next couple of days.


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1 Dead, 13 Wounded In Christmas Eve, Christmas Shootings

One person was killed and 13 wounded in gun violence over the Christmas holiday, including an 11-year-old boy grazed by a bullet and a man who was shot to death during a dispute in the Englewood neighborhood.



Volunteers Cook Holiday Dinner For The Less Fortunate

Christmas Eve was a little more pleasant for some of the city’s less fortunate residents last night.


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7 Wounded In Christmas Eve Shootings

Seven people were hurt in shootings across Chicago Monday evening, including a 15-year-old boy in critical condition after he and three others were shot in a single Washington Heights neighborhood attack.


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Weather Service: 20 Percent Chance Of White Christmas

Those dreaming of a white Christmas in Chicago might get a flurry — but it won’t be a winter wonderland.


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Christmas Shopping Procrastinators Flood Stores At Last Minute

Time finally ran out for shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute Christmas gifts.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2012

Surveillance video images of two gunmen who robbed a South Side gas station on Christmas Eve 2011 and then killed the owner, Jojo James, as they left. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Cops Release Video Of Gas Station Robbery, Murder

Police have released surveillance video images of two men who killed the owner of a South Side gas station on Christmas Eve after robbing the business of $2,500.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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Christmas Not A Day Off For Everyone

Chicago nearly comes to a halt for the Christmas holiday as many businesses shut their doors and give employees time to celebrate. But, what about those places that operate 24/7?

WBBM Newsradio–12/25/2011

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Last Minute Shoppers Find Small Crowds On Christmas Eve

Procrastination may have paid off for last minute Christmas shoppers.

WBBM Newsradio–12/25/2011

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Airports On Alert About Thermoses

Just in time for the busy Christmas travel weekend, a new terror alert was raising fears at airports nationwide on Christmas Eve, including O’hare and Midway International Airports.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010

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Smooth Traveling At Chicago Airports

CHICAGO (WBBM) — While travel in U.S. airports is expected to increase this holiday season, those at Chicago’s airports say they’re surprised at the smooth sailing this Christmas Eve. As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010


Holiday Retail Season May Be Best Ever

Retailers didn’t have high expectations this year, but as the holiday shopping season wraps up, they are on pace for the best sales since 2007.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010

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A White Christmas Coming For Chicago

If you’re dreaming of a “White Christmas” and sleigh bells in the snow, you’re in luck.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010