17-Year-Old Boy Killed, 4 Injured In Evanston Shooting; Police Believe Shooting Was TargetedOne person is dead and four others are injured following a shooting in Evanston Sunday evening. 
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.
More Shootings In The Loop So Far This Year Than In All Of 2020; Downtown Area Community Leaders Call For PreventionThis is a scary statistic for people who work or live near the Loop – more people have been shot there so far this year than in all of 2020.
Chicago Fire Paramedic's Cap Grazed At Stroger Hospital; Man Killed In Shooting NearbyA Chicago Fire paramedic was grazed with a bullet while attending to a patient at Stroger Hospital of Cook County Saturday night and a man shot and killed nearby, police said.
Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown For Second Night To Celebrate Mexican Independence DayCar caravans celebrating Mexican Independence Day packed the streets of downtown Chicago overnight Wednesday into Thursday, and started up again on Thursday night.
Refugee Advocacy Groups Prepare For Influx Of Children And Families Fleeing From AfghanistanThousands of adults and kids from Afghanistan could be in Illinois soon, and U.S. immigration officials are finding some of the evacuees could be unaccompanied minors.
Many Retailers And Other Companies Are Amping Up Benefits To Attract Holiday Seasonal Workers This YearWe're already thinking about the holiday season, because many companies are already struggling to hire enough workers. So what is going to happen when they need to bulk up for the holidays?
6-Year-Old Boy Fighting For His Life After Piece Of Flying Metal Hits Him In Head During Recess In Southeast WisconsinA little boy is fighting for his life after he got hit in the head while playing outside at school in southeast Wisconsin last week.
Chicago Weather: Cleanup Resumes After Tuesday's Powerful Storms Rip Out Trees, Knock Down Power Lines; Possible Tornado Hit Near ChannahonCleanup efforts were still underway Wednesday morning in Channahon, after heavy winds and rain took down power lines and trees across town on Tuesday.
Some CPS Families Forced To Change Labor Day Weekend Plans In Face Of District's COVID-19 Travel GuidanceThe school district said unvaccinated students who traveled out of state for the holiday weekend should quarantine for at least 7 days after returning to Chicago.
At Least 20 Citations Issued For Chicago Mask Mandate ViolationsAs COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Chicago, the department wants businesses to know they will be strictly enforcing the mandate. People are encouraged to call 311 to report any violations.