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It may be rather late in the season, almost fall, but Illinois has it’s first two deaths of the summer season from West Nile virus.
Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports.
A new survey finds Illinois expressways are among the most congested in the nation.
Chicago’s oldest theater company is celebrating its 90th season.
The latest scrimmage in the race for governor finds the two major candidates dealing with the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A protest was held at a store in the Loop Wednesday afternoon where demonstrators called for shops to pay more to garment workers in Cambodia who make some of the clothing that ends up here.
Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.
The Naperville City Council voted Tuesday night to eliminate deep discounts on beer sales and increase training for bar security, but several other tough provisions aimed at reducing public drunkenness were tabled until the next meeting.
A new exhibit at the Newberry Library aims to show World War One through the eyes of people from Chicago.
Emanuel: Custodial Contractors Can ‘Clean Up Their Desks And Get Out’ If They Fail To Fulfill Contract
Mayor Emanuel says the Chicago Public Schools will hold its cleaning contractors accountable, amid complaints from principals and announcement of layoffs among janitors, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
It will soon be smoother sailing for a Naperville four-year-old who uses a wheelchair to get around, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.
War of words today as the teachers union and school board in Hinsdale High School District 86 discuss separately the possibility of a teacher walkout a month from now.
For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive.
Gary police and firefighters are staging a protest this afternoon outside City Hall as they face another year with a pay raise.
Some students, parents and teachers who are upset over the reassignment of the principal of Marshall High School held a protest Monday, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Behind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.
You might be sad to see the warm days of summer drawing to a close, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports the change of seasons brings good news for consumers.
Chicago rallied for a crucial 28-20 win at San Francisco on Sunday night.