Politico reports Donald Trump has continued to employ private security and intelligence teams at his victory rallies, and he expects to keep at least some of that team after he becomes president. The arrangement is unprecedented after Election Day, once Secret Service protection is expanded for the president-elect and his family … For pretty much the first time in our memory, people are paying attention to the Electoral College, which meets today in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Unless something very unusual happens, electors are expected to confirm Trump as President of the United States. … Senator John McCain is joining Democrats in calling for a special select committee to investigate allegations of Russian interference in the election. … Thousands of people are being evacuated from Aleppo as a fragile ceasefire resumes … Chicago police are investigating nearly 40 shootings around the city over the weekend … Police in south suburban Lynwood are working to recover a car that crashed into a retention pond … The Bears lost to the Packers … the Blackhawks beat the Sharks … It’s really, really cold and we’re under a Wind Chill Advisory with wind chills down to 25-below zero this morning. There are some school closings around the area, but Chicago public schools are open.