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A former White Sox player and plastic surgeons at Comer Children’s Hospital are helping some local kids get life-changing procedures today.
A game app for Android smart phones has been created by kids, for kids, to combat bullying. And it’s coming to a school near you.
Some immigrants’ rights groups are upset about how long it takes for undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses in Illinois, under a program that started one year ago.
With less than two weeks until Illinois’ high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting procedures in ways that they say could cause big delays in announcing results.
Starting Nov. 3, if you ride the “L,” prepare to be asked to hand your bags, purses, or suitcases to a Chicago police officer for screening at some stations.
For any voters bewildered by all the attack ads and rhetoric in the race for Governor—or any other major contests—there’s a website that wants to help you sort through noise.
The Forest Park-based unit’s primary job was to deliver mail and packages, sell stamps and process money orders for those fighting. They were honored Thursday night at a pasta-and-sausage dinner hosted by Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone.
Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.
A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Rush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today – and reminding other people to get vaccinated.
A top Emanuel administration official was embarrassed Thursday when a rather large bug showed up while he was testifying at a Budget Committee hearing.
Several doctors and consumer advocates in Chicago on Thursday warned there’s a much bigger threat to Americans’ health than Ebola: drug-resistant bacteria.
Nearly 8 million air bags are involved in the recall, in vehicles that are at least six years old.
The eclipse starts around 4:30 p.m., and peaks around 5:45 p.m. – just before sunset – when the moon will block out roughly half of the sun.
Kurt Summers Jr., former chief of staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, pledged to keep his eye on where he came from as he faces new challenges plaguing the city’s pension funds.
Investigators in northwest Indiana have begun using suspected serial killer Darren Vann’s cell phone records, in an effort to track his movements before his arrest.
The co-star of a Chicago-based web series was shot and killed Wednesday night in south suburban Richton Park.
Senator Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis squared off in their only televised debate. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says there was one recurring theme.
WBBM has learned there’s been an arrest in a murder from 2002: the stabbing death of a Public Storage employee in Bedford Park.
17,000 students in the Waukegan area are on extended vacation because of teachers strike that’s almost three weeks old. Both sides resumed negotiations Wednesday at noon, the school district said in a press release.