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Tommy Hahn was just a teenager in Milwaukee when he first met rocker Dee Snider.
Some members of Chicago’s Pakistani-American community came out to the loop today to protest the Taliban’s attack on a school in Pakistan earlier this month.
It’s Christmas again for more than one thousand kids in Gary, where the late mayor Rudy Clay’s son is carrying on a tradition started by his father, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A mom-and-pop restaurant in Oak Lawn is spending Christmas helping the less fortunate by preparing about 3,500 meals with a lot of help from friends and neighbors.
North Side Democrats are mourning the Christmas Eve death of one of their hardest working members, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
- For more than four decades, Santa has paid a visit to the kids at La Rabida Children’s Hospital on Chicago’s South Side and he was there again today.
Mayor Emanuel’s campaign has dropped the challenge against Dr. Willie Wilson’s petitions in the mayoral race.
Among the thousands of people hoping for a Christmas present from Governor Quinn in the form of clemency is a Chicago man who’s been in prison for more than two decades, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The holidays don’t always mean eating dinner with family at home. More restaurants in the area are staying open for Christmas Eve, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Chicago’s archbishop spent part of his Christmas Eve with sick children and their families who can’t be home for the holiday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Some confusion led Elgin firefighters to respond to two locations last night for the same fire.
Police officers in Aurora and Gary were giving out toys instead of tickets to some lucky drivers Tuesday afternoon.
A west-suburban businessman is doing his part to make sure kids in need have toys this Christmas, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that the movie, “The Interview” will get a limited release starting on Christmas Day and as WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, at least one Chicago area theatre is showing “The Interview.”
On Thursday night, when Evette Durham returned home from coaching basketball at T.E. Culbertson School, she found her place had been ransacked. All her family’s electronics, game systems, jewelry, and cash had been taken; not to mention gifts Durham had bought for needy kids at her school.
The national champion Jackie Robinson West Little League team was facing new allegations team leaders broke league rules to expand the team’s boundaries, and bring in star players who otherwise couldn’t have played for them.
Ed Suarez said he couldn’t believe his eyes Monday when he saw a disoriented 80-year-old woman drive onto the railroad tracks in Western Springs at the height of the evening rush, but he’s glad he didn’t think twice about springing into action.
A storm moving through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday should make its way to the Midwest on Wednesday, and bring a very thin band of heavy snow with it as temperatures drop below freezing.
Around 9:40 p.m., three girls and two boys – all 16 or 17 years old – were outside in the 5700 block of South Green Street, when a green minivan pulled up, and someone inside opened fire.
A south suburban spin instructor was recuperating after heart bypass surgery; and two people in his spin class, along with a personal trainer, were credited with helping save his life last week.