Drivers Busy Preparing For Winter StormWith as much as a foot of snow possible for some parts of the Chicago area by tomorrow night, it seems like everyone is scrambling to make sure they have all the emergency essentials they might need, but those items aren't always easy to find.
Road Crews, Airports Prepare For Daylong Snowstorm That Could Dump 10+ InchesThe National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, in effect from Thursday evening through Friday evening across most of northern Illinois.
Judge Denies Request To Release 'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn HartmanA Cook County judge ruled 66-year-old Marilyn Hartman must remain in jail for now, denying her defense attorney's request to send her to a shelter for homeless former inmates.
More Snow Making For Slick Morning Commute; Another Storm Coming Thursday NightHeavy snow on Thursday and Friday could add 5 to 9 inches to what is already on the ground on Wednesday.
Flu Outbreak Closes British International School In Lincoln ParkOfficials will spend the day cleaning and disinfecting the Lincoln Park campus of the British International School of Chicago, after students and staff came down with both influenza and stomach flu.
January Shootings, Murders Drop Compared To 2017Wednesday's spate of gun violence brought the total number of shooting victims in January to 195, and the total number of murders in January to 39.
'Serial Stowaway' To Undergo Psychiatric ExamA Cook County judge ordered a behavioral clinic exam for Marilyn Hartman during her back-to-back court hearings Wednesday morning.
One Wounded In Berwyn ShootingThe victim was found shot in a car in the parking lot outside the Berwyn Health Department, at 26th and Clarence, around midnight.
Police Warn Of Burglars Posing As Utility WorkersIn a community alert, police said burglars posed as utility workers to gain entry into homes, and then steal property from inside.
Trump To Roll Out Immigration PlanThe Trump administration has said their plan would provide a pathway to citizenship for nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants.
Illinois Lawmaker Seeking To Ban Tackling In Youth FootballA state lawmaker on Thursday planned to unveil legislation that would ban children under age 12 from playing tackle football in Illinois, in an effort to reduce head injuries.
Some Schools Cancel Classes Or Open Late Due To Icy ConditionsIcy roads prompted many Chicago area schools to cancel classes on Wednesday, while some others started late.
Minimal Damage From Electrical Fire At Clemente High SchoolOfficials said the fire started in an electrical panel in the basement. Firefighters found light smoke in the basement, and up to the main entrance.
Man And Woman Killed In Addison FireFirefighters believe one or both victims were disabled. Crews found a handicap license plate at the scene, as well as a walker near the woman’s body.
6 Killed, 22 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe latest fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Monday when a 28-year-old man was found shot to death on the Southwest Side.