Click here to use NORAD’s Santa tracker

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is tracking a sleigh and eight tiny reindeer around the world as it heads for US airspace Sunday night.The public can access NORAD’s official Santa Tracker to watch Santa Claus’ voyage.

Has the Chicago area ever had a warm Christmas?

However, the Christmas of 1982 attained a temperature of 64 degrees, the mildest Christmas in 147 years (1870-2016) of official Chicago temperature records.In addition, it’s the only Christmas with a temperature in the 60s.

Drought over: Saints reach post season after win over Falcons

The Saints clinched their first playoff berth since 2013 with a 23-13 win over Atlanta on Christmas Eve at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.Drew Brees threw a 54 yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn, and Mark Ingram ran 26 yards for a score as the Saints won for the 11th time this season.

Kirk Cousins throws 3 TDs as Redskins beat Broncos

(AP) — As his mind wandered to whether it was his final home game as the Washington's starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins had a bigger concern early against the Denver Broncos and their top-ranked defense.8 yards a game.

Reward offered for information in fatal shooting of Chicago mother

CHICAGO — A group of business owners is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the shooting death of a mother of two boys.Early Walker, who owns W&W Towing in Dixmoor, along with several other business owners, are pledging the money to anyone whose information leads to an arrest.

[GALLERY] Elf on the Shelf shenanigans

'Tis the season for the Elf on the Shelf to get into all sorts of predicaments.Show us what kind of silly situations the elf is getting into at your house.

Ugandan army carries out attack against ADF terrorists in DRC [The Morning Call]

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Uganda’s army says it launched attacks on a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC on Friday where the militants killed 14 UN peacekeepers earlier this month.The army said in a statement that “shared intelligence between Uganda and the DRC confirmed that the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorists which recently carried out the attacks on

UN peacekeepers were planning to conduct hostile activities against Uganda”.

Christmas Eve snowflakes spotted in north abama

It's a cold Christmas Eve, cold enough to squeeze out a few snow flurries in northeast Alabama.The National Weather Service in Huntsville has been getting reports of light flurries across northeast Alabama late Sunday.