Chicagoans worry, wait as Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

CHICAGO -- Hurricane Maria made landfall today in Puerto Rico today.

Only about 11,000 of the island's more than 3 million residents are in emergency shelters.

Waiting for the powerful storm to pass is making for some anxious hours for friends and loved ones here in the Chicago area.

In the Humboldt Park neighborhood many residents are watching social media closely for updates and organizing events to help.