Chicago Police Step In And Make Sure Annual Toy Giveaway Doesn't Skip BeatSanta’s helper stopped by the Far South Side this Christmas Eve night, making sure thousands of children do not miss out on Christmas joy.
3 Things To Do On Christmas EveFrom Christmas markets to twinkling storefronts and holiday light displays, there's a variety of ways to celebrate Christmas Eve in Chicago.
Time Is Ticking For Last Minute ShoppersThe National Retail Federation estimates that the typical American will spend more than $1,000 shopping for Christmas in 2018. It all adds up to about 720 billion dollars.
Metra's 'Family Fares' Program Runs During HolidayUp to three kids accompanied by an adult may ride for free during the period.
Toy Depository Still In Need Of Many ToysThe Chicago Toy Depository is still in need of about 600 more gifts to help 900 children across Cook County.
Santa Tracker NORAD Still Working Despite Government ShutdownNORAD said the 1,500 who operate the trackers are volunteers and the shutdown will not affect them.
Snow Totals For Christmas Eve 2017
Cardinal Cupich Holds First Midnight Mass As CardinalAt Holy Name Cathedral, early Saturday morning, Cardinal Blase Cupich led his first Christmas Eve mass as cardinal.
Englewood Grandmother Receives A Holiday SurpriseAnd in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, a grandmother of 10 got a very special Christmas Eve surprise.
Cupich Spends Christmas Eve At Lurie Children's HospitalThe cardinal traveled from room to room, praising the children and their parents for their bravery. He also thanked doctors, nurses, and staff for their hard work during the holidays.
Still Need A Tree? Some Lots Open In Chicago On Christmas EveSome people in Chicago were still buying Christmas Trees on Christmas Eve; some looking for bargains, some by tradition.
Falling Gas Prices Make For Record Number Of Holiday TravelersTriple A declares this year's to be the busiest holiday for travel ever.
At Oak Park Christmas Tree Lot, Everything Must GoCBS 2's Vince Gerasole pays a visit to Sand Hill Christmas Trees.
Procrastinating Shoppers Hit Stores For Last-Minute GiftsOne man – we’ll call him Last Minute Larry – said he gets a rush out of last-minute power shopping.
Crisp And Sunny Christmas Ahead For ChicagoCooler temperatures have returned to the area after Chicago fell a couple degrees short of matching a record for December warmth yesterday, although conditions will remain a bit milder than normal for this time of year through next week.