December 2021

Harry Reid, former Senate majority…

Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of…
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Visitation held for Chicago police…

Police officer Jose “Joey” Huerta died of complications from COVID-19. His family…
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Jeff Dickerson, a longtime Chicago…

Radio reporter Jeff Dickerson, a beloved and respected figure on the Chicago sports scene,…
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John Madden, Hall of Fame NFL coach…

Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden, whose exuberant calls combined with…
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Illinois sets another grim COVID-19…

For the first time, the daily average number of new Illinois cases exceeded 16,000.
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Tonight’s Holiday Bowl is canceled…

The Holiday Bowl became the fifth postseason college football game to be canceled when…
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Got a cold? Get a COVID-19 test. University…

A guide to COVID-19 testing during the omicron surge, including when to get a COVID test…
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Chicago’s first winter snowfall

A winter weather advisory forecasts 1-3 inches for Chicago's first measurable snowfall…
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More places added back to Chicago’s…

Unvaccinated travelers are asked to test and quarantine upon arrival in Chicago.
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Two new book shops — Da Book Joint,…

Bronzeville, Roseland shops offer representation and literacy: “Our children, they…
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Chicago sets record Tuesday with latest…

On Dec. 21, the first day of winter, Chicago officially broke a record for having gone…
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Daywatch: Gov. J.B. Pritzker urges…

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your…
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