COVID-19 In Illinois: New Cases Take Big Dip As Testing Slows On Thanksgiving; State Surpasses 700,000 Total Cases, 12,000 Total DeathsThe state's seven-day average case positivity rate now stands at 10.1%, marking the ninth time in the past 16 days the rate has gone down.
Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Feeding AmericaThe money comes from some proceeds of "The Last Dance" documentary. It focused on the Bulls' fame in the 1990s.
Shedd Aquarium Animals Chow Down On Seafood For ThanksgivingForget the turkey. The sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium munched and crunched on clams, pollock, and crabs for Thanksgiving.
Caretakers Among 3 Charged In Mentally Ill Man's MurderChicago police found the bruised body of Frederick Johnson in a South Side garage on June 25. He died from multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
Morning Insiders: Still Want To Visit People For The Holiday? Hear From A COVID Survivor: 'This Is Not A Joke'"I have developed asthma-like symptoms, short of breath, pretty chronic cough."
$10,000 Reward Offered In Search For Shooter Who Critically Wounded 5-Year-Old BoyA 5-year-old boy was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing on his iPad in his living room on Nov. 16.
Elderly Man Killed In Little Village Hit-And-RunEliseo Mendoza, 86, was hit by a gray GMC SUV around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near 26th and Sawyer, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Slight Rise In New Coronavirus Cases, Positivity Rate, With 11,378 New Infections, 155 Additional DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has reported a total of 685,467 coronavirus cases, including 11,832 deaths.
Aaron Okelola Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging CPD Officer From Car While Fleeing Traffic StopAaron Okelola has been charged with one felony count of attempted first-degree murder, one misdemeanor count of fleeing police, and one misdemeanor count of driving on a suspended license. He is due to appear in bond court Wednesday afternoon.
Airports Remain Busy With Thanksgiving Travel Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsAirports have been very busy the past few days, but Wednesday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days.
Lightfoot 'Extremely Concerned' Thanksgiving Could Become 'Super-Spreader Event' If People Don't Cancel Traditional Holiday Plans"It's better to have a Zoom Thanksgiving than an ICU Christmas," Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Multiple Crashes Reported On Dan Ryan Expressway As Slick Conditions ContinueIllinois State Police have reported four crashes, between 1:30 and 3 a.m. Wednesday, on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
CPD Report Shows Former Supt. Eddie Johnson's Wife Claimed He 'Battered' Her Three Times Before October Domestic Incident, But She Never Reported ItOfficers responded to a domestic dispute at former Supt. Eddie Johnson's home in October. Sources said he was burning his wife’s underwear on a bed.
Northwestern Researchers Report Breakthrough Chest X-Ray Using AI To Detect COVID-19It could be a game-changer; a COVID-19 test that's cheaper and faster than the rest.
Cook County Courts Move Back To Virtual Hearings Amid Resurgent PandemicCook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans has issued an order that all court matters should be conducted by teleconference or videoconference except in "extraordinary or compelling circumstances."