Photo of fireball in the eastern sky Thursday morning taken by Kevin Keadle of Palatine.

Suburban Man Snaps Photo of Midwest Meteor

A scientific organization that observes and documents meteor sightings in the U-S has received more than 650 reports from at least nine states, including Illinois, about the “fireball” that streaked across the sky early Thursday morning.


Field Museum photographed by John Weinstein (Credit: The Field Museum's facebook)

Siberian Meteor Fragments Land At Field Museum

The Field Museum has hundreds of new meteorite fragments in its collection thanks to a retired lake forest health care executive who’s second career seems to be chasing visitors from outer space, reports WBBM’s John Cody .


A meteor from the Geminids meteor shower in 2009 (File Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stargazers Spot Meteor Streaking Across Chicago Area Skies

Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012