Year: 2021

Chicago Winter Storm: Advice on Traveling, Prepping Your Home, Staying Safe

As Chicago stares down its first winter storm of the year, it’s important to be prepared, take precautions and know your resources. Here’s a look at what to know ahead of this weekend’s storm, and for Chicago winters in general. Traveling in Snow and Subzero Temperatures Driving Tips in Snow When bad weather hits, it’s …

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Chicago New Year’s Eve: Fireworks, Street Closures, Live Countdown

Are you out and about in Chicago for New Year’s Eve? Deciding to stay home but still want to see the fireworks? Here are a few things to know about New Year’s Eve in Chicago, including how to watch the countdown live. Chicago Fireworks Show A 1.5-mile-long fireworks show will explode along the city’s lakefront …

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Mall of America Shooting Leaves 2 People Injured, Police Say

A shooting inside the Mall of America left two people injured Friday and forced the mall into temporary lockdown, Minnesota authorities said. Bloomington Police Department officials said the shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Media reports showed New Year’s Eve shoppers screaming and running from the mall. Police said the lockdown was lifted by Friday …

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Janet Davies, Mark Giangreco Join NBC Chicago’s New Year’s Eve Show

Watch NBC Chicago’s New Year’s Eve show beginning at 11:08 p.m. on NBC 5 and in the player above. Keen viewers will notice some extra-special guests on NBC 5’s New Year’s Eve show this year. Several celebrities will make guest appearances, including Chicago New Year’s Eve icons Janet Davies and Mark Giangreco. Reuniting Chicago’s unofficial …

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Second Suspect in Custody in Shooting That Killed Bradley Police Officer

Hours after Illinois State Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting of two Kankakee County police officers, a second suspect was taken into custody Friday afternoon, state police confirmed. Xandria A. Harris, 26, from Bradley, Illinois, turned herself in at about 4 p.m. at the Bradley Police Department, accompanied by her attorney, police …

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Second Suspect in Custody in Shooting That Killed Bradley Police Officer

Hours after Illinois State Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting of two Kankakee County police officers, a second suspect was taken into custody Friday afternoon, state police confirmed. Xandria A. Harris, 26, from Bradley, Illinois, turned herself in at about 4 p.m. at the Bradley Police Department, accompanied by her attorney, police …

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Chicago to Host 1.5-Mile Display, City’s Largest Ever

A 1.5-mile-long New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Chicago will explode along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River at midnight, marking the city’s entry into 2022 with its largest fireworks display ever. “This will be the largest fireworks display in the City’s history and one of the largest anywhere in the world,” Arena Partners CEO, …

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