VIDEO: It's Snowing Like Crazy Outside The XRT Studio!The snow has created near white-out conditions at points throughout the day today!
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IT'S SNOWING!!! - News With Mary DixonWe're getting our first real snow of the year. The National Weather Service has called a Winter Weather Advisory til 1 o'clock, and a Lake Effect Snow watch tonight ... Saint Charles police are investigating the deaths of a man who reportedly killed his teenaged daughters and injured his wife first ... Republicans are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis that will most likely show that fewer Americans will have health insurance under the GOP healthcare proposal ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is telling the Trump administration to produce proof that the Obama White House ordered wiretaps at Trump Tower, or retract the explosive allegation ... Northwestern is going to the dance: the men's basketball team has won its first NCAA tournament berth in Wildcats history. The Bulls lost in Boston ... the Blackhawks beat the Wild ... The snow's coming down and we'll have temperatures in the low-30s.
AG Sessions Met Russian Ambassador During Campaign - News With Mary DixonAttorney General Jeff Sessions spoke twice with Russia's ambassador to the US while he was a senior adviser to the Trump campaign. The Justice Department confirms it; Sessions did not disclose this during confirmation hearings. UPDATE: Sessions now tells NBC he never met with Russian officials to discuss any political campaign. Top Democrats are calling for Sessions to resign; some Republicans - including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Oversight chairman Jason Chaffetz - say Sessions should clarify his testimony, and recuse himself from investigations relating to President Trump's ties to Russia ... The New York Times reports officials in the Obama White House spread information across the government on Russian interference in the US election. Their goal was to make sure it didn't happen again, and to leave a trail for investigators ... A second person has died of injuries from this week's tornadoes in LaSalle County ... Illinois lawmakers are pulling the plug on a budget compromise, and Democrats blame Governor Rauner ... Chicago's Cardinal Cupich is telling priests to not allow immigration agents into churches without a warrant ... The Blackhawks beat the Penguins ... Northwestern's men beat Michigan in basketball ... The city's snow trucks are being deployed for the first time this year. We'll get up to an inch of snow today, with high temperatures in the mid-30s.
Remembering The Great Chicago Blizzard of 1967The city was brought to a standstill. Side streets were impassable. There was so much snow, we couldn't even skitch on the back of cars. There were no cars. 50,00 autos were abandoned.
Celebration In North Dakota - News With Mary DixonMembers of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe are celebrating after the Army opted to block the Dakota Access pipeline from going through territory near their reservation. They and their fellow protesters have argued for months the project would violate a treaty with the US and threaten their water supply ... It's pretty much melting now but we had a record snowfall yesterday, with 6.4" at O'Hare ... Police in Harvey have busted a man suspected of killing a security guard last month ... A criminal investigation's been launched into a warehouse fire during a party Friday in Oakland. At least 36 (UPDATED) people have died ... President-elect Donald Trump is nominating former rival Ben Carson to lead the department of Housing and Urban Development, a few weeks after Carson declined Health and Human Services because of his lack of experience in running a federal agency ... The Bears beat the 49ers in a glorious victory at Soldier Field, while the Blackhawks lost to the Jets ... We're expecting a little fog this morning, and then cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid-30s.
Yikes! Chicago Could Get Snowfall This WeekendYou won't need to break out the shovels, but this will bum people out hoping for warmer temperatures.
Get Excited! It's Supposed To Snow This WeekendAccording to the CBS Chicago weather forecast, it's going to snow this weekend. Now, before you bemoan about this inevitable meteorological event, realize that it was bound to happen at some point. With that in mind, let's take a look at the various stages a Chicagoan goes through when snow arrives.
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