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If you’ve got a question about your child’s health, you have an alternative this weekend instead of heading to the doctor’s office, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A truck driver has pleaded not guilty to charges he falsified his logbook, after a crash that killed an IDOT worker and left a state trooper in a coma.
Alison Gutterman is the third generation of her family to run Jelmar in Skokie. The company was founded in 1967 by her grandfather and his business partner.
As Russian troops surround a Ukrainian military base in Crimea today, world leaders along with Senator Dick Durbin are urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to withdraw his military. Durbin addressed the Ukrainian community in Chicago Sunday.
The Chicago elections board says in the city, early voting will take place at 51 sites.
A record number of people – including a few celebrities – turned out at North Avenue Beach for the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics.
Hundreds of people are pushing elaborately decorated shopping carts through the streets of Chicago today for the annual Chiditarod race and fundraiser.
It’s on the 1600 block of North Menard and is about the size of a children’s kiddie pool — if not bigger – and is full of slush.
Students at an elementary school in the Chatham neighborhood were given intellectual treats as part of their African-American studies on this last day of Black History Month.
When you think of birds flying south in winter, you probably don’t think they’re headed to Chicago, but if you’ve spotted any bald eagles in Illinois lately, you know different.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday he’ll know better than to bet against Chicago’s kids, after he ended up having to eat his words when he challenged them to read 2 million books last summer.
McCarthy acknowledged it took several months after he took over the Police Department in 2011 to see how splintered street gangs had become.
Retirement seems to be a state of mind for Clara Kahn, who, at the age of 91, says her job bagging groceries at Jewel “is retirement.”
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will be heading to Russia next week, along with Americans who are competing in the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has threatened to seek to remove the state certification of teachers who refuse to administer next week’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test, after many teachers planned a boycott.
A 46-year-old woman was killed, and her 25-year-old daughter was critically wounded, when they were shot during an apparent domestic dispute in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
With the thermometer down – the calls to the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society are up.
Cook County’s Sheriff is talking this afternoon about a lawsuit that claims guards at the county jail have created what’s being described as a sadistic culture behind bars.
Water Department crews have been working around the clock in Chicago to keep up with frozen and broken water lines, thanks to a brutal winter that has kept complaints flowing, if little else.
Frigid weather has taken its toll on a self-financed veterans’ assistance group where an open basement door spelled trouble for the water and heating systems.