Chicago, Illinois



  • Boy, 15, shot dead on city’s Southwest Side
    CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy was shot dead Sunday morning on the city’s Southwest Side. Police say the shooting occurred about 6:50 a.m. in the 5100 block of West 47th St. A white vehicle rear-ended the car that the 15-year-old was riding in, and a person inside of the vehicle shot into... Read more »
  • Weekend Brunch: A roasted prime rib and creamed corn
    Max Maxwell, the general manager of Lawry’s The Prime Rib, shared his tips for making a holiday roast and creamed corn. Roasted Prime Rib: 1- 17-20 lb Certified Angus Beef “Export Rib”, bone in Large Roasting pan with roasting grates Rock salt, 1 box Kosher salt Lawry’s Seasoning Salt Lawry’s Pepper Italian seasoning The night before roasting, remove the... Read more »
  • 7-day forecast: Fog, drizzle and mild temperatures
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  • U-Haul van driver dead after high-speed crash
    CHICAGO — The driver of a U-Haul van is dead after a high-speed crash in Bridgeport. The man was traveling in the 2400 block of South Halsted about 2:30 a.m. Sunday when his van struck the median of a bridge. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, but he later... Read more »
  • Woman carjacked in Lakeview
    CHICAGO — A woman was carjacked in Lakeview Saturday night. She told police she was sitting in a Chevy Cruze near Barry and Sheffield around 7:30 p.m. when a man walked up implying he had a gun. Another man then walked up and took her backpack before both men took off in her... Read more »


  • Chicago church in need of toys for Christmas
    CHICAGO -- There are all kind of toys drives during the holidays, but one is dire need. With just weeks till Christmas, Another Chance Church on 79th Street is down by several thousand toys this year. Last year, hundreds of people lined up outside the Englewood church to let their child pick... Read more »
  • Festive features and sing-along tradition still going strong at Music Box
    CHICAGO -- This month every year, they line up for a movie that came out 70 years ago. The holiday double feature classic of "It's a Wonderful Life" and "White Christmas" has been playing at The Music Box Theatre every December for 35 years. The special sing-along show has become a... Read more »
  • Park Ridge woman chosen to decorate the White House calls it a ‘Christmas Miracle’
    PARK RIDGE -- Does fear get the best of you, holding you back from trying something new or simply out of your comfort zone? One Park Ridge interior designer’s dream came true dafter she set aside her fear of failure and rejection- and headed to the White House to decorate it... Read more »
  • Bird watcher has record year at Illinois Beach State Park
    When most bird watchers have hung up their binoculars for the season Andy Stewart is just warming up. He treks the shoreline at Illinois Beach State Park almost every day. (Well, he will tell you he missed two days this year.) Stewart also just broke the record for spotting the most bird... Read more »
  • ‘Nutcracker’ to debut at Studebaker Theater this weekend
    CHICAGO -- Calling all snow fairies, mice and flowers! 'Tis the season for "The Nutcracker." If you're looking for a new take on the old holiday staple, check out A & A Ballet's version debuting at the historic Studebaker Theater this weekend. All the dancers are local, and this rendition has some... Read more »


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