Vote for the top Chicago-area stories of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, WGN is looking back at the top local stories of the year. Evening News anchor/reporter Lourdes Duarte has identified 15 major stories of 2018, and now it’s YOUR turn to determine which were the most important.

Cast your vote by selecting up to five stories from the list below. Votes must be submitted by December 24. Final results will be revealed on WGN’s newscasts and here on the website at the end of the year.