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Veterans honored at Soldier Field

With falling snow dusting the bronze helmet and bayonet of a nearby World War I statute, Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other dignitaries Monday remembered the sacrifices of the nation’s veterans. Pritzker called…

Top Illinois high school basketball juniors

There is a clear uptick in talent in the Class of 2021 in Illinois. This year’s junior class will boast more Division I prospects for college coaches to evaluate over the next 12 months than we’ve seen in the past couple of years.…

Blackhawks Sign Alec Regula to 3-Year Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed defenseman Alec Regula to a three-year contract, the team announced Monday.The deal will pay Regula $897,500 per season once he makes his NHL debut, according to a press release.Regula, acquired by the…

Record-Breaking Cold Headed for Chicago Area

The Chicago area saw plenty of snow on Monday - but that was just the beginning of the winter weather, with a record-breaking cold snap headed our way.A Winter Weather Advisory was in effect across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana…

Snow Totals Across Chicago Area

The storm that prompted a Winter Weather Advisory on Monday for the Chicago area dumped up to 4.6 inches in some spots with more expected to fall throughout the day.In total, 2 to 6 inches could fall before the advisory expires at 2 p.m.…

Plane Slides Off Runway at O’Hare Airport

A plane slid off the runway at O'Hare International Weather upon arrival Monday morning as a round of snow hit the area. "American Eagle flight 4125, operated by Envoy Air, slid off the runway due to icy conditions," American Airlines…

Portage Park stabbing kills 1

Four men were stabbed, one fatally, Monday in Portage Park on the Northwest Side, according to police. They were walking to their parked car about 2:04 a.m. in the 5300 block of West Irving Park Avenue when another vehicle struck it,…