A passing morning flurry; otherwise, mostly cloudy
Rises at 7:04 AM with 9:18 of sunlight, then sets at 4:22 PM
Rises at 11:27 PM with 13:01 of moolight, then sets at 12:28 PM
A judge set bail at $1.5 million for Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, 17. Van Dyke posted bond and was released from jail shortly after 5 p.m.
As the Northern Hemisphere plunges into winter, the night sky will come to life with several notable astronomical events throughout the season.Read Story >