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

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

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

Philadelphia Weather: Chilly, Windy Black Friday Sets Up For Winter-Like Weekend

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After a warm and mostly sunny Thanksgiving, the rain and cold air return for Black Friday. Turkey Day wrapped up with some overnight showers. Any shower activity will end by 7 a.m. to make for a dry Black Friday, but hold on tight to those shopping bags, as whipping winds will prevail … 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 travelers set pandemic record with more than 2.3 million in the air, TSA says

Thanksgiving travelers have set a new pandemic-era air travel record in the United States. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened 2.3 million people (2,311,978) at airports across the country on Wednesday, making it the busiest day at security checkpoints since March 2020. The number is 88% of the traffic (2,624,250) on the equivalent Wednesday … 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

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. Got plans for a Turkey Trot? You’ll still need to bundle with temperatures near freezing at 8 a.m. Afternoon highs will warm nicely into the mid-50s under abundant … Read more