Devin Hester. Could. Go. All. The. Way ... to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The former Bears star who holds NFL records for the most kick-return, punt-return and any-kind of-return for touchdowns on Thursday was named a 2022 finalist for the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Nice. High: 46 Low: 38.
Happy New Year! This will be the last Chicago Daily newsletter until next week.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Pedro Martinez says students will return to in-person learning Monday as planned, even as coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket. The city's top doctor, Dr. Allison Arwady told reporters, "Schools can be open and safe. There will be disruptions. As we are seeing more cases in the community we will see more cases in school." (ABC7)
Looks like Lt. Gov. Julianna Stratton will spend New Year's Eve quarantined. The 56-year-old tested positive for coronavirus. On Thursday, Stratton said she was experiencing mild symptoms. (Patch)
Be prepared for gusty winds, slick roads and snow on New Year's Day. Forecasters say as much as 6-inches of the white stuff could fall Sunday. (Patch)
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