Fireball Lights Up Night Sky As Meteor Spotted Across The MidwestThe meteor flashed across the sky around 7 p.m. Chicago time.
Durbin Calls Trump's 'S***hole Countries' Remark On Immigrants 'Heart-Breaking'Senator Dick Durbin called the president's "sh*thole countries" remarks "hate-filled, vile, and racist."
"We're Shocked:" Sam's Club Abruptly Closes Multiple Stores In Illinois, NationwideAt least five Sam’s Club stores in the Chicago area and more in Indiana and other states are abruptly closing.
City Has Replaced 18,000 Street Lamps With Smart LED LightsThe new lights not only will save the city millions on energy costs, but will change the way the streets look at night.
15 Men Cleared In Mass Exoneration Seek Certificates Of InnocenceFifteen men who were cleared of drug convictions tied to a corrupt former Chicago police officer, in what was believed to be the first mass exoneration in Cook County history, have now sought certificates of innocence.
As Bans On Microbeads Grow, Environmentalists Urge Less Use Of PlasticsElected officials and activists are celebrating new regulations going into effect to protect the Great Lakes, and they’re vowing to do more as the White House and Congress look to erode such protections.
'Took Away Their Livelihood:' Activists Speak Out After Crews Trash Homeless' BelongingsAdvocates for the homeless said the city gave the homeless living under the Kennedy Expressway a death sentence on Wednesday when crews threw out their belongings.
Man And Woman Shot And Killed In Lake Forest Domestic DisputeAround 6:20 a.m., Lake Forest police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 600 block of North Western Avenue.
Sen. Durbin Criticizes Trump's Response To Hurricane MariaDurbin says the Trump Administration deserves the criticism it's getting over its handling of the disaster.
Cops Put Heat On Daredevil Ice FishermenWBBM's Mike Krauser reports.
Chicago Area Bank Robberies On The Decline In 2017As of Friday morning, there have been 148 bank robberies this year, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon, down from more than 190 in 2016.
Red Cross Busy Assisting With Multiple Fires Across ChicagoVolunteers with the Red Cross in the Chicago area have assisted displaced people at more than a dozen fires over the past few days.