Gunfire erupted Tuesday evening at the Louis Joliet Mall in southwest suburban Joliet, police said.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.
Thunderstorms with the risk of locally severe weather will extend from the central Plains to the eastern Great Lakes into Thursday night.
The return of warmer and more humid air will trigger another round of strong thunderstorms across the central United States this week.
Severe thunderstorms moved through western Michigan on Saturday afternoon with some of the storms producing tornadoes.
A team of researchers accidentally discovered a new clean burning "blue whirl" of fire that could help with oil spill cleanups and reduce carbon emissions.
Thousands of Louisiana families are still cleaning up following the devastating floods that destroyed their homes.Read Story >