DuPage County has abandoned a bid to keep new places of assembly out of unincorporated residential neighborhoods. That's a major concession to those who feared new churches, mosques, and temples would be frozen out of the very communities they aim to serve.
Another winter storm is expected to dump more rain and snow on Chicago tonight.Paul Merzlock is with the National Weather Service in Chicago. He says a winter weather advisory is in effect for Cook and DuPage Counties.
DuPage County's zoning board has denied a second Muslim group its approval to build a mosque in as many months. The Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America, or MECCA, wants to tear down a house on five acres of unincorporated DuPage County, and build a new structure for worship.
Politicians in Illinois are looking at turnout in Chicago's suburbs to determine the results of some statewide races. Kent Redfield teaches political science at the University of Illinois at Springfield.