Heavy storms and a tornado caused severe damage to several towns in Northern Illinois Thursday night. Early in its path of destruction, the tornado nearly wiped out a popular restaurant and flipped over a semi truck near I-39. We get the facts from area reporter Jenna Dooley, who covered the storm live. And, we get a peek at a new smartphone app that can be used as a therapist. Also, a preview of the the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival.
We take a look at just how friendly Chicago is to small businesses and what it means for the city. And, we look at the impact sexual harassment has on women scientist. Plus, another weekly soul session with Vocalo's Ayana Contreras.[View the story "Morning Shift: Women scientists speak out about sexual harassment in the lab" on Storify]
Just how healthy are school lunches at Chicago Public Schools? What about the school your child attends? We tackles those questions. We also get a preview of the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival - this year's lineup has something for everyone.
Pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has agreed to settle Medicaid fraud claims filed by a Chicago whistleblower.Bernard Lisitza worked as a pharmacist for Omnicare. It’s one of the largest pharmacy supplying drugs to nursing homes.