Fireball Lights Up Midwest Skies

What was believed to have been a large meteor streaked over northern Illinois and other Midwestern states Wednesday night. "Numerous reports of a fireball" came in to the National Weather Service about 10 p.m. from Wisconsin to Missouri.

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