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Ten years ago this month, 13 people died when two levels of porches full of party-goers collapsed in Lincoln Park. “I don’t remember hitting the ground,” survivor Natalie Brougham said.
Cyclists descended on Daley Plaza on Friday morning to tout the benefits of pedaling to work during a rally to end Chicago Bike Week.
On the eve of his 100th birthday, a Skokie man still has a song in his heart and on his lips.
An adjunct professor at Northwestern’s school of medicine has quit his job and he’s moving away from the Evanston campus because he says he’s angry and disgusted that the school is tolerating bad behavior by students.
A tornado warning bulletin for Kendall County came in from the National Weather Service at 5:15 p.m., but a siren at an Oswego subdivision was silent when the county activated the warning system.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Several Latino elected officials from Illinois on Thursday called on U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) to reverse his position on a bipartisan immigration reform bill now on Capitol Hill. WBBM Newsradio Political […]
A fraternity at the University of Chicago isn’t getting its mail until it apologizes to a postal employee for a crude prank.
The House Republicans’ plan would create a new tax credit for families who earn less than $150,000 a year and send their kids to accredited Illinois schools, as well as a new tax deduction for using college savings programs.
Crews were working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses Thursday morning, after powerful storms tore down branches, uprooted entire trees, and knocked down power lines all across the Chicago area.
Powerful storms ripped through the Chicago area on Wednesday, with huge hail, strong winds and reports of some tornadoes.
As Father’s Day approaches a dad refuses to give up hope that his daughter will soon be free, despite a confession and murder conviction in the day care death of a 16 month-old-boy, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago businesses around Lincoln and Peterson say they are suffering – and some have closed – because of road construction in the area that has been going on almost two years, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.
Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross said Wednesday that he believes there’s an ulterior motive behind the ongoing pension reform standoff between House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.
The bronze lion statues outside the Art Institute of Chicago got ready for the Blackhawks fight for the Stanley Cup, donning team helmets ahead of the Stanley Cup Final opener on Wednesday.
A Northwest Side business owner is now off the hook, after getting a ticket from the city last week for allegedly dumping snow into the street three months ago.
The National Weather Service was anticipating a major severe weather outbreak in the Chicago area, starting Wednesday afternoon, with a possibility of very strong storms, large hail, high winds, and a risk of tornadoes.
Cook County prosecutors said a west suburban woman and family caregiver planned for at least a week to kill the mother’s 14-year-old son, because they believed he wasn’t getting sufficient care for his autism.
“To me this is not work. This is a hobby,” Ches Perry said. “I can do this seven days a week, day and night. I don’t care.”
There’s a new farm in the West Loop, but it’s sprouting data banks instead of corn.
Four people have been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in unincorporated DuPage County near Darien.
- Weekend Death Toll Rises To 8 After Two Men Die Of Gunshot InjuriesTwo men critically wounded in weekend shootings died Monday, raising the death toll for 2013’s most violent weekend to eight. At least 39 other people were wounded in shootings across the city, authorities said.163
- Mystery Substance Prompts Closure Of Indiana BeachSwimmers have been ordered out of Lake Michigan at Porter Beach because of a substance in the water. WBBM's Nancy Harty has more.216
- Man Dies After His Head Is Impaled On Fence During FightA man was murdered Sunday night by someone who struck him in the head, causing him to become impaled on a wrought iron fence in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.319
- Indiana Woman Who Received Death Sentence At 16 Released From PrisonThe first taste of freedom in 27 years, that's what a 43-year-old woman from Gary, Indiana is enjoying tonight, after going to prison for murder. Roseanne Tellez reports, she has an unlikely supporter as she starts her new life: her victim's grandson.263
- Chief Keef Pleads Guilty To Speeding, Faces Second Paternity SuitChicago rapper Chief Keef was served Monday in a second paternity lawsuit as he appeared in a Cook County courtroom to plead guilty to a speeding violation, the Sun-Times is reporting.257
- Four Contract E Coli After Eating At Lombard RestaurantFour people contracted E. coli after eating at a west suburban restaurant, which has since been closed, DuPage County health officials said.322
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