Migrants laughed as they were arrested for stealing more than $2,000 in merchandise: prosecutorsWBBM News Radio 1 DAY AGO
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Woman Falls From Moving Train Onto Tracks Then Drops Another 2 Stories in Chicago SuburbNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Initiates Legal Action Against Oil and Gas Companies for Climate ImpactNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine at These 6 Addison Hotspots
In this article, we will be exploring six exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Addison. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? We would love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Oak Park man faces array of charges after 120 mph pursuit with police
WHEATON, Ill. - A 21-year-old Oak Park man is facing a multitude of charges after leading police on a lengthy pursuit while reaching speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. Rashaad Simpson appeared in court Thursday morning. He's charged with two counts of aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer, a Class 4 felony, and multiple misdemeanor and petty traffic offenses, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney.
Dangerous Thunderstorms and Snow for Illinois in Next 7 Days
It's been a historically warm month of February with many hoping that spring has started early and we're done with snow for the season. But, that may not be the case. Pacing to Be Warmest February in Recorded Weather History. It's been unseasonably mild for the past few weeks, and...
Search underway for 16-year-old girl missing from South Side
Anyone with information regarding Olivia Nickson's whereabouts are asked to contact the Chicago Police Department at 312-747-8380 or call 911.
Woman struck and killed in hit-and-run on Dan Ryan Expressway
CHICAGO — A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway. According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday on northbound Interstate 94 at 34th Street. ISP troopers said a female pedestrian was reportedly standing on the expressway when she was struck by a vehicle. The […]
North Side Restaurant Week begins next week
Restaurants in six North Side neighborhoods are launching their own version of Chicago Restaurant Week in March. North Side Restaurant Week is March 1-15 and will feature more than 40 restaurants, cafes, wine bars and cocktail lounges in Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Andersonville, Edgewater, North Center, Rogers Park and Uptown. Participating...
Total Solar Eclipse Draws Near For Illinois, Ohio Prompting Urgent Calls for Preparedness
Midwest braces for solar eclipse influx, warn people to stay home. As the eagerly anticipated total solar eclipse approaches on April 8, 2024, both Chicago and Summit County, Ohio, find themselves at the epicenter of celestial excitement. However, amidst the anticipation lies a critical message from authorities: "Stay home." Despite the allure of witnessing this rare cosmic event, officials are urging residents to prioritize safety amid the expected influx of visitors, whose numbers are projected to soar along the eclipse's path of totality.
Chicago Announces Closure of Migrant Shelters
Move criticized by many as border crossings are cyclical, with lowest in Feb. so when weather warms in a couple of months, shelters will likely be needed again. Chicago authorities have made the decision to shutter multiple migrant shelters in response to a notable downturn in new arrivals. The city disclosed that currently, there are just shy of 12,400 migrants accommodated across 24 shelters operated jointly by the municipal and state governments. The Office for Emergency Management and Communications further revealed that while 17 individuals await shelter placement within Chicago police districts, no migrants are seeking refuge at O'Hare or Midway Airports.
This Illinois City Was Just Named Ugliest in the Entire State
Saying a city is ugly is subjective and can be based on personal preference. Some of the reasons a community is called ugly could be the decaying infrastructure, a lack of green space, or excessive billboards and ads that clutter up the landscape. A new study by Travel Alot is...
Two Proviso students die in car accident
The Proviso Township High School District 209 community is mourning the loss of two students who died in a car crash the night before Valentine’s Day. According to two public GoFundMe campaigns, Evelyn Martinez, 18, and Rose Hernandez, also 18, passed away following the fatal crash on Feb. 13.
Police issue alert after man exposes himself near elementary school in North Lawndale
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago police issued a warning to residents after a man exposed himself near an elementary school in North Lawndale earlier this month. Police said on Feb. 7 just before 8:30 a.m., the victim was walking to school in the 3800 block of West 16th Street when they saw a gray 2018 Chevy Equinox, driven by an African American man, make a U-turn and park on the street. As the victim walked passed the vehicle, the offender made a statement to get the victim's attention. The victim saw the man touching himself inside the vehicle, according to police. The offender was said to be between 30 to 40 years of age. Police provided a stock photo of the vehicle. The incident was captured by POD video. Anyone with information can contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area 4 at 312-746-8251. 6:05
‘Spring to winter in 24 hours:' Chicago weather boomerangs back to snow, cold
Following a week of above-average temperatures and near-record warmth for February, the Chicago area will boomerang from spring-like weather right back to winter Friday, as cold air and snow flurries waltz back in. "Yesterday at 3 p.m., we hit 61 degrees. Today, it will be 35 degrees, and we'll see...
Man shot and killed inside Subway restaurant on Chicago's South Side
CHICAGO (CBS)-- A man was shot and killed inside a Subway restaurant in Chatham Thursday night. Chicago police said the victim was shot in the head by another man in the 100 block of West 79th Street around 11:40 p.m. The victim and the suspect did not work at the Subway. No arrests have been made. Police are searching for the shooter.
Weeks after arriving in USA, migrants choked robbery victim into unconsciousness on CTA train: prosecutors
CHICAGO — Four Venezuelan migrants who have been in Chicago for as little as one month, and three of whom were on pretrial release for retail theft, lured a man to the back of a CTA train car and choked him into unconsciousness during a vicious robbery, officials say.
One of My Fav BBQ Spots in Western Suburbs
Always on the search for the best barbecue in Illinois, I was told by many of my subscribers to check out this place since they recently opened a location in Oakbrook. I made my way over to my next location for a review.
Lafayette police say man stole car, led cops on chase
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — What began as a foot pursuit on Wednesday with Lafayette police ended in a Chicago man's arrest in White County, following the theft of a vehicle and a chase involving both Lafayette police and Tippecanoe County Sheriff's deputies, according to Capt. Brian Gossard. Lafayette police were...
Three indicators that show how easy Chicago's winter has been
Just one week left of winter. Meteorological spring begins on March 1. In many ways, it feels like we have already slipped into spring. This winter has been one of the most manageable winters we have seen on record. Let's look at three signs that suggest it's been an easy-peasy winter.
Armed carjackers escape after slamming into a Chicago police squad car in Rogers Park
CHICAGO — Armed carjackers rammed a Chicago police car minutes after taking the car from a woman in Rogers Park on Thursday night. The hijackers crashed the car again nearby and ran from the scene. They remain on the loose. It all started as a 23-year-old woman exited her...
This solar-electric vehicle company is ready to take off
This week’s Green Sense Minute features Chris Anthony, CEO of Aptera Motors, a pioneer in solar-electric vehicles. For more, visit www.greensenseshow.com.
Anthropologist called in to help investigate human remains found in West Ridge basement
CHICAGO (CBS) -- An anthropologist has been called in to help with the effort to identify skeletal remains found in the basement of a house in the West Ridge community.The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said it has brought in the anthropologist for a better picture of what happened to the remains.As explained by the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian in Washington, a forensic anthropologist gathers information from bones and their recovery context to help determine the identity of a person who has died – as well as how they died and how long ago.For a skeleton...