562 people have been shot to death in Chicago this year with about a month and a half to go. 30-year-old Michael Evans of South Chicago is the latest to be identified. Police say he was shot and killed last week. The shooting death toll for November is at 14.
FEMA will not offer assistance to victims of last year’s summer flooding. Administrators sent a letter to governor Bruce Rauner saying the agency determined the damage in Cook, Kane, and surrounding counties from the flooding was not beyond the state’s capability to address.
A judge has ruled a Wheaton woman will remain in the care of the Illinois Department of Human Services for the 2010 death of her 4-year-old daughter. DuPage County judge George Bakalis denied Marci Webber’s request for conditional release but said he will reconsider her request in six months.