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5-month-old girl shot in head, killed in South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 5-month-old girl was shot in the head Friday evening in South Shore and later died.The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. The baby, identified as Cecilia Thomas by the Medical Examiner's Office, was in a tan Chevrolet when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said.The driver of the car made it to 71st Street between Crandon and Luella avenues about a mile and a half away and sought help.The baby was rushed to the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.It is unclear who else was inside the car with the baby at the time of the shooting, but a 41-year-old man was also shot in the incident. He was shot in the eye area and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.No one was in custody late Friday. 
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Hitting Jorge Matteo causes the White Sox Orioles to be evacuated

CHICAGO – Fortunately, there were no injuries when the seats and the bulls were emptied during the top of the second half in Baltimore. 4-1 victory Above the White Sox on Friday night in the Guaranteed Price field. This turmoil came after the start of the White Sox Michael...

Chicago First Alert Weather: Scattered storms Saturday

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Scattered storms arrive in two rounds Saturday with the first in the morning through early afternoon. Depending on how much clearing takes place later in the day will play a part in how much instability develops for the second round at night. Round two arrives after dark as showers and storms form along the cold front as it moves through our area. Storm Prediction Center has our area under a "Marginal" risk (level 1) for severe storms.Once the front passes, we are left with less humidity and a gusty, northwest wind flow for Sunday.TONIGHT: CLEAR & MILD. LOW 70.SATURDAY: SCATTERED STORMS. HIGH 89.SUNDAY: BREEZY & LESS HUMID. HIGH 82.

18-year-old man dead, 2 injured after shooting in Morgan Park

CHICAGO (CBS)-- One person died and two people were injured after a shooting in Morgan Park early Friday morning. According to police, a group was standing outside in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue just after 2 a.m. when shots were fired. Around 50 shell casings were found on the street and bullets went through windows of nearby houses. An 18-year-old man died. A 31-year-old man is in critical condition and a 25-year-old woman is in fair condition at Christ Hospital. The shooter left the scene in a black sedan.No arrests have been made. 

Former President Barack Obama drops by Presidential Center construction site

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Former President and former Kenwood neighborhood resident Barack Obama and a surprise visit to Chicago on Friday. Mr. Obama dropped in to see the progress being made at the future Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park. He chatted with construction crews who have been busy at work laying the center's massive concrete foundation. "I will come back periodically. I might even come here during the winter to check on progress," Mr. Obama said in a remark that got a laugh. The Obama Presidential Center project is nearing one year since its groundbreaking. It is expected to open in 2025.

On Chicago visit, Vice President Kamala Harris expresses disappointment with overturning of Roe v. Wade

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Vice President Kamala Harris was in Chicago Friday, and addressed the issue of abortion rights in the wake of a watershed Supreme Court decision.Harris stopped at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Conference at the Swissotel downtown.In addition, Harris made a stop in southwest suburban Plainfield.She was joined there by U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Rep. Robin Kelly, and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) to announce the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis. The strategy lays out the Biden-Harris' administration's plan to cut mortality and morbidity rates for mothers and reduce disparities in maternal health outcomes, among other initiatives.Harris was in Chicago when news broke of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and ending a federal constitutional right to abortion.She shared her disappointment with the court's decision."This is a health care crisis, because understand, millions of women in America will go to bed tonight without access to the health care and reproductive carte that they had this morning; without access to the same health care or reproductive health care that their mothers dan grandmothers had for 50 years," Harris said.

White Sox score one run as they lose to Orioles; heated exchange Kopech's pitch hits Baltimore's Mateo

CHICAGO (AP) — Austin Voth and four relievers combined on a one-hitter, Jorge Mateo had a heated exchange with White Sox starter Michael Kopech after getting nailed by a pitch and the Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago 4-1 on Friday night.Voth, normally a reliever, went three innings in his second start. He gave up an RBI double to Jake Burger in the second for Chicago's only hit.Joey Krehbiel (3-3) worked 2 1/3 perfect innings before Bryan Baker and Cionel Pérez each got four outs. Jorge López pitched the ninth for his 13th save in 15 chances, helping the Orioles win their...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warns states that seek to punish those who travel to Illinois for abortions: ‘Careful what you wish for’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lambasted the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade as “a horrible tragedy” and threatened legal tactics against other states who seek to punish those who travel to Illinois to receive abortions. Speaking at Planned Parenthood Illinois’ offices hours after the U.S. Supreme Court ended nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortion, the mayor’s ...

3 shot, including two 15-year-old boys in Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people are shot including two 15-year-old boys in the Chatham neighborhood Friday afternoon. Police said around 3:10 p.m., two boys and a woman, 30, were on the sidewalk, in the 8100 block of South King Drive, when a vehicle pulled up and an unknown offender inside fired shots.The first 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the right foot and was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition. The second 15-year-old boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition. The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.There's no information on if anyone is in custody.Area Two detectives are investigating. 

Two people shot outside 79th Street Red Line station

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man and woman were shot Thursday night near the 79th Street CTA Red Line station on the city's South Side, and the man died of his injuries.The shooting happened around 9:35 p.m. at 79th Street and Lafayette Avenue, near the entrance to the Chicago Transit Authority station at the Dan Ryan Expressway.Police said a 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were standing outside when a man came up and shot them both.The man was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The woman was shot in the arm and was taken to the same hospital in fair condition.No one was in custody late Thursday. Area Two detectives are investigating.This comes only two nights after a man was shot and wounded on a Red Line train at 47th Street.

Chicago Weather Alert: Morning showers, thunderstorms by evening

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The Storm Prediction Center has much of our area at a marginal chance (level 1 of 5) for severe weather. But has now put a small part of the area, from LaSalle county and areas southwest of there, at a slight risk for severe weather (level 2 of 5).The time of concern is late afternoon into the night -- main risk is for damaging winds and large hail.Things clear up nicely on Sunday, with low humidity and more comfortable temps.StatsNormal High- 83Friday's High- 92Today-89Sunrise- 5:17amForecastToday- Showers later this morning until mid-afternoon. Then showers and the chance of thunderstorms this evening and tonight. A few storms could be strong or severe. High of 89.Tonight- Showers and a thunderstorm with a low around 70.Sunday- Mostly sunny and a high of 82.

Chicago Bears Linebacker Arrested on Weapons Charge

A Chicago Bears linebacker was arrested and charged with multiple weapons offenses, according to USA Today. Matt Adams was taken into custody by Chicago police on Thursday night after a weapon and high-capacity magazine were discovered in his vehicle, which was reported to be stolen. Adams was spotted near the vehicle and told police he had a license for the gun, but not in Illinois. He is charged with misdemeanor illegal gun possession and possessing a high-capacity magazine and metal piercing bullets.

Man killed, 2 wounded in shooting outside in Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man and woman were shot Thursday night in Chatham and the man died of his injuries.The shooting happened around 9:35 p.m. in the 7900 block of Lafayette Avenue.Police said a 23-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman, and a 40-year-old man were standing outside when a man came up and shot them both.The 23-year-old man was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The woman was shot in the arm and was taken to the same hospital in fair condition.The 40-year-old victim took himself to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm. He has been listed in fair condition. No arrests have been made. Area Two detectives are investigating.