President Biden Restricts Travel From South Africa and 7 Other African Countries Due To New COVID Variant; Cook County Health Official Says New Variant Wasn't A ShockStarting Monday, the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries. Officials say it's a decision made out of an abundance of caution, but the concern is real.
Burglars Target The North Face Store, Foot Locker In Wicker Park; Boost Mobile Nearby In Humboldt ParkBurglars targeted two stores in Wicker Park overnight. 
Crowds Return To Stores This Black Friday, But Supply Chain Issues Pose ChallengesThis Black Friday, bargain hunters did something we haven’t seen in over a year – they showed up in person.
Allstate CTA Holiday Train Returns This Weekend With Added COVID-19 ProceduresSanta returns to welcome passengers back on board with the Allstate CTA Holiday Train ride on Friday. 
Former Mortal Kombat Video Game Actress In Batavia Dusts Off Her Costume For A Real-Life Battle To Raise Awareness For Cerebral PalsyKerri Ann Hoskins Reavis was a fighter on the small screen before she became a fighter for her sons. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra introduced us Friday morning to the Batavia mom, who is using her online fame to raise awareness for cerebral palsy.
Black Friday Shopping Underway In The Chicago AreaStores have already opened their doors for Black Friday shopping. 
Brookfield Zoo's 'Holiday Magic' Light Festival Returns Friday For 40th Year"Holiday Magic" returns to Brookfield Zoo Friday. 
Art On TheMART Debuting 'Shaping The Future' Projections FridayA new projection project will debut for "Art on theMART" Friday night along the lakefront.
Woman Shot And Killed By Stray Bullet Inside Gresham HomeA woman was killed by a bullet that came through a front window of her Gresham home.
Chicago Weather: Cold Morning With Wind Chills In The Single Digits
Salvation Army Gives Out Thousands Of Meals To Chicagoans In Need This ThanksgivingThe Salvation Army took on a mission to help those in need this Thanksgiving – with an effort to serve thousands of meals.