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View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 NBC Local Precautions Advised as Chicago and Cook County Return to ‘Medium' COVID Alert Level, Flu Cases Rise https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/precautions-advised-as-chicago-and-cook-county-return-to-medium-covid-alert-level-flu-cases-rise/3006400/ With Chicago and suburban Cook County back under a [ n elevated COVID alert level, health officials are reiterating precautions to reduce the spread of respiratory viruses, ][6] especially with more gatherings planned through the end of the year. Both Chicago and Cook County shifted from "low" to "medium" community ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 NBC Local 3 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-65 Near Crown Point https://www.nbcchicago.com/top-videos-home/i-65-southbound-near-crown-point-shut-down-following-fatal-wrong-way-crash/3006403/ A portion of Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana has reopened following a fatal wrong-way crash that killed three people, authorities said. The crash was reported at around noon in the southbound lanes of I-65 near mile marker 248, just one mile north of the U.S. 231 exit, according to Indiana ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 NBC Local When is the First Day of Winter and What is the Winter Solstice? https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/when-is-the-first-day-of-winter-and-what-is-the-winter-solstice-2/3006427/ After bouts of snow in recent weeks, the Chicago area is seeing 50-degree temperatures and enjoyable conditions. But with it being late November, some are bracing for the chilly weather again. Even though the snow and cold will likely come sooner, the official start to winter is still weeks away. ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Murder charges brought after boy, 12, dies in Russian Roulette http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/murder-charges-brought-after-boy-12-dies-in-russian-roulette ![988e98ca-bf56af92-Gun_commission_1_654775_ver1.0.jpg][10] article File photo of a gun ** JACKSON, Miss. ** \- A 12-year-old boy is dead after playing Russian Roulette with peers in Jackson, Mississippi, police say. Jackson's Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn identified the boy as Markell Noah, according to reports by Mississippi-based [ WLBT-TV ][11] . Following ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Judge denies 19-year-old's request to attend father's execution http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/kevin-johnson-execution-missouri-judge-denies-daughter-request-attend ![photo of Khorry Ramey, Kevin Johnson and baby Kaius][7] article Photo courtesy ACLU A federal judge has denied a request from a 19-year-old woman to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection, upholding a Missouri law that bars anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution. Kevin Johnson is ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Two people killed in wrong-way crash on southbound I-65 in Crown Point, Indiana area http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/two-people-killed-in-wrong-way-crash-on-southbound-i-65-in-crown-point-indiana-area ** CROWN POINT, Indiana ** \- Two people were killed, and another seriously injured, when a [ driver going the wrong way caused a crash ][4] on I-65 in the [ Crown Point, ][5] [ Indiana ][6] area on Saturday. Indiana State Police said the driver was in the southbound ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Chicago police officer injured on Near North Side http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/chicago-police-officer-shot ** CHICAGO ** \- A [ Chicago police officer ][1] was taken to the hospital Saturday after being [ injured ][2] on the [ Near North Side ][3] . The Chicago Fire Department said the officer was taken to St. Joseph Hospital after an incident at Division and State. Another ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times Blackhawks’ abilities to stay confident, optimistic being tested by woeful November https://chicago.suntimes.com/blackhawks/2022/11/26/23479449/blackhawks-record-nhl-november-woes-petr-mrazek-luke-richardson In 302 games over 11 years in the NHL, Blackhawks goaltender Petr Mrazek has experienced his fair share of heartbreaking losses. The Hawks’ 6-4 defeat Wednesday against the Stars — Mrazek’s most recent start — does rank fairly high on the list. Allowing five goals (four by Mrazek, one into ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times Looking to give back? Chicago’s bright- colored refrigerators are a good place to start https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/11/26/23472720/love-fridge-chicago-food-solar-powered-thanks-giving-editorial On the 6300 block of South Morgan Street, Chicagoans of all walks of life can find and depend on the colorful Englewood Love Fridge. The South Side community refrigerator is placed inside an inviting boxed structure that has the words “Free Food” painted in bright pink letters at the top. ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times Religious institutions should speak up against hate crimes https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/11/26/23475191/religious-institutions-should-speak-up-against-hate-crimes-letters The mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs prompts a long overdue question to America’s clergy, especially as to Christianity, its dominant faith. In our society, nightclubs provide the LGBT community with otherwise nonexistent public venues to socialize and enjoy human interaction. They also are magnets for shooters undergoing ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times New police district councils will give Chicagoans a voice in policing https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/11/26/23475196/chicago-new-police-district-councils-representation-election-other-views While the upcoming Chicago municipal elections have recently captured the attention of mayoral and aldermanic candidates, another set of elections will be equally as important as Chicagoans decide for the first time ever who they choose to serve on their local Police District Councils. All Chicagoans will now have a ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times East St. Louis hammers Prairie Ridge to win its 10th state title https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/11/26/23479623/east-st-louis-high-school-football-prairie-ridge-ihsa-state-finals-illinois CHAMPAIGN – Last year a Fox Valley conference team, Cary-Grove, upset heavily- favored East St. Louis in the Class 6A state championship. It was one of the best high school football games in state history and the memory of that added a little juice to this year’s matchup between Prairie ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times Illinois demolishes Northwestern 41-3 but finishes behind Purdue in Big Ten West race https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/11/26/23479579/illinois-northwestern-illini-purdue-big-ten-college-football Illinois destroyed Northwestern 41-3 Saturday at Ryan Field in a game so one- sided, so over-before-it-started, it’s almost as if there was no point to playing it. Except that it mattered a heck of a lot — potentially — to the Illini, who came into the day with a chance ...
View Article 6:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Defender Retirement Planning: How to Build a Comfortable Nest Egg https://chicagodefender.com/retirement-planning-how-to-build-a-comfortable-nest-egg/ ![][1] Photo: Getty Images Whether you are just starting your first job or have been in the labor force for decades, saving for retirement has never been more necessary to build and safeguard a nest egg for yourself to enjoy in your later years. Since the 1990s, changing economic and ...
View Article 6 p.m. November 26, 2022 CBS Local Chicago First Alert Weather: Rain arrives Saturday night https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/chicago-weather-forecast-rain-saturday/ ** CHICAGO (CBS) -- ** There are lots of ups and downs in the forecast for the Chicago area, including some rain arriving Saturday night. Rain will arrive by Sunday morning, and low temperatures will reach 38 degrees. ![Low temperature Nov. 26 ][1] Low temperature Nov. 26, 2022 CBS ![Day ...
View Article 6 p.m. November 26, 2022 ABC Local Mother of 3 fatally shot in front of teen son in Calumet Heights drive-by shooting https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-drive-by-calumet-heights-kristin-carr/12497871/ CHICAGO (WLS) -- A family is heartbroken after a mother was gunned down in a church's vacant parking lot Friday, right in front of her teenage son, as they were walking home. The 13-year-old boy was also shot and is now out of the hospital, but is surrounded by grieving ...
View Article 4:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago NYPD officers, good Samaritan save man who fell onto subway tracks from oncoming train http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/nypd-officers-save-man-who-fell-onto-subway-tracks-from-oncoming-train ![NYPD subway rescue][9] article Body camera footage shows an NYPD officer helping rescue a man who had fallen onto the subway tracks at the 116th Street station in East Harlem. ** NEW YORK ** \- A pair of NYPD officers and a good Samaritan are being hailed as heroes for ...
View Article 4:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Man shot after argument Greater Grand Crossing http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/man-shot-after-argument-greater-grand-crossing ** CHICAGO ** \- A man was [ shot ][6] in [ Chicago's ][7] [ Greater Grand Crossing ][8] neighborhood on Saturday after he got into an argument. Chicago police said the man, 23, was on South King Drive near 65th around noon when the other person pulled out a ...
View Article 4:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Fox Chicago Furniture company lays off thousands in a memo just days before Thanksgiving http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/furniture-company-lays-off-thousands-in-a-memo-just-days-before-thanksgiving ![Hands holding smartphone][1] article Hands holding smartphone. via Getty Images A Mississippi-based company that had become one of the largest furniture businesses in the country has laid off nearly its entire workforce. Approximately 2,700 workers, most of whom live in northeast Mississippi, lost their jobs Monday, according to the Northeast ...
View Article 4:01 p.m. November 26, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times A ‘perfect foil’ to Black Friday: Ravenswood deploys trolleys for Small Business Saturday event https://chicago.suntimes.com/business/2022/11/26/23479292/small-business-saturday-chicago-ravenswood-trolley-black-friday-holiday-shopping Old school, wooden-interior trolleys parked down Montrose Avenue Saturday morning as the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce prepared for the “Holly Jolly Trolley” to bring visitors to local stores for Small Business Saturday. The fourth annual running of the trolleys made [ eight stops ][2] to connect participants to several ...