At Least Seven Inches Of Snow Reported
(Chicago, IL) -- Chicago is digging out from the city's biggest snow storm since the blizzard of February 2011. At least seven-inches was reported at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday, where around 900 flights were cancelled. About 230 were cancelled at Midway Airport.
Snow Storm To Help Ground Moisture Levels
(Chicago, IL) -- Tuesday's snow storm is wreaking havoc on commuters, but it does have its benefits. Officials say the snow will help moisture levels in the ground. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, before the snow storm, Chicago was in the abnormally dry category.
Gas Prices Still Increasing In Chicago
(Chicago, IL) -- Gas prices are still climbing in Chicago. Triple-A says the average price in February was three-dollars-and-93-cents per gallon. As of Tuesday, the price was four-dollars-and-21-cents.
No Agreement On When To Start Conclave
(Rome) -- Cardinal Francis George says no agreement has been made on when to start the papal conclave. He says some cardinals haven't even arrived in Rome yet. Cardinal George is hoping to be back in Chicago for Holy Week, which starts on March 24th.
Chicago Bulls To Play In Brazil
(Chicago, IL) -- For the first time ever, the Bulls are heading to Brazil for a game. The NBA announced Tuesday, eight teams will take part in a "comprehensive global game schedule." The Bulls will play the Wizards in Rio de Janeiro on October 12th.
Attorney's Charges Dismissed
(Chicago, IL) -- Charges will be dismissed against the Chicago-area attorney accused of causing a courtroom disturbance. Lee Fainman of Evanston was originally charged with disorderly conduct because of his outburst in a Lake County courthouse in December. The state's attorney from Lake County said a review of the case showed no proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Charges Filed In Logan Square Murder
(Chicago, IL) -- Charges are filed against the man accused in a deadly shooting in Logan Square. Arcadio Davila of Jefferson Park faces first-degree murder. Davila was "identified as the offender" by police in connection with the August murder of Ricky Pike.
Red Light Cam Firm Inquires About Other Locations
(Chicago, IL) -- The Redflex red light camera firm says it's looking into concerns over conduct at two other locations - not just Chicago. The head of the Australian firm admitted misconduct like the kind involving a bribe to an ex-Chicago official might also be happening elsewhere. The firm's executives declined to elaborate.
Woman Says She Escaped Kidnappers
(Chicago, IL) -- A woman is recovering today after her apparent escape from kidnappers. The "Tribune" says a woman was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint Monday at her home in Frankfort Square. The victim said the suspects' car was a four-door sedan and may be gray in color.