Thanksgiving travel rush hits Chicago airports, expected to set pandemic record

CHICAGO (WLS) — According to AAA, Sunday is actually the busiest for air travel of the holiday weekend. Final numbers are not in, but if Saturday was any indication, over 2 million people will have flown nationwide just Sunday. People have noticed the spike in travel on their flights. “We were lucky to get really … Read more

Travelers get early start to beat busiest travel day after Thanksgiving 2021

CHICAGO (WLS) — Just hours shy of a pandemic travel record potentially being set, some travelers are choosing to avoid the big crowds and long wait times that are expected on Sunday. The video featured is from a previous report. According to TSA officials, Sunday is predicted to be one of the busiest travel days … Read more

Video shows thieves burglarizing Pilsen restaurants overnight: ‘These are tough times’

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police are investigating a rash of overnight break-ins along 18th Street in Pilsen. ABC7 obtained surveillance video of the burglary. Security cameras captured a man breaking the glass on the front door and then going inside the bakery. He was in there for less than a minute. SEE ALSO | Wicker … Read more

Buffalo Grove fire leaves home ‘uninhabitable,’ 1 treated for smoke inhalation

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (WLS) — One person was treated for smoke inhalation after single-family home in Buffalo Grove caught fire Thursday morning, a fire department spokesperson said. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department was dispatched for a garage fire at 1044 Greenridge Road at 8:47 a.m. on Thanksgiving. Upon arrival, responding units found heavy fire and … Read more

Chicago Canada Goose on Michigan Avenue burglarized on Thanksgiving morning, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — Michigan Avenue’s Canada Goose store was burglarized Thursday morning, Chicago police said. Someone threw a cinderblock into the window of the Canada Goose store, located in the 800 block of North Michigan Avenue, between midnight and 6:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving. They then proceeded into the business and stole merchandise before leaving the … Read more

Chester County mother reunited with family after 7.5 months in hospital

WYNNEWOOD, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — The Fuentes family had been waiting for this day for seven-and-a-half months. Mother Marissa Fuentes finally got to reunite with her Chester County, Pennsylvania family after a long uphill battle with COVID-19. In April, Fuentes contracted COVID-19. She had to undergo an emergency C-section for her son, Enzo, who was born … Read more

Thanksgiving 2021 brings sense of normalcy back as people gather for in-person celebrations

CHICAGO (WLS) — Whether it was for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at home, or dinner in a restaurant, this holiday marked the return of loved-ones traveling far and wide to be together. Many families say they’ll never take that for granted again. RELATED: Thanksgiving travelers set pandemic record with more than 2.3 million in the … Read more

Thanksgiving Weather: What To Expect In Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware On Turkey Day, Black Friday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After the coldest morning since spring in Philadelphia with a low of 28 degrees Tuesday, temperatures are set to rebound significantly for Thanksgiving Day. Afternoon highs will warm nicely into the mid-50s under abundant sunshine. READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Injured In North Philadelphia Drive-By Wednesday Night, Police Say Roads will stay dry Thursday … Read more

How to cook turkey: Recipes, cooking times for Thanksgiving from Butterball

Wondering how to cook a turkey or how long to cook a turkey? Butterball has your answers. Roasting in an oven is one of the most popular ways to cook a turkey. It’s simple, convenient and gives your turkey a classic flavor. We’ll start with roasting a turkey, then scroll down for instructions on how … Read more