Burglar Breaks In Twice At Plainfield BakeryThe offender left significant damage behind at Cathy's Sweet Creations, WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Kane Coroner Finds Relative Of Unclaimed Woman, In AustraliaTwo years ago, Rob Russell released the names of the unclaimed to the news media. Nine thousand miles away in Australia, a woman recognized one of the names as her cousin's.
Chicago Marathon Organizers Preparing For Warm WeatherRace officials with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon were taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential for temperatures that will be warmer than ideal for runners on Sunday.
Feds: Ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Plead Guilty To Corruption ChargesThe indictment alleges she steered no-bid contracts to SUPES for kickbacks and bribes. Byrd-Bennett, 66, of Solon, Ohio, is charged with 15 counts of mail fraud and five counts of wire fraud in the indictment.
Without Government Aid, Recovery From April Tornado Slow In FairdaleThe EF-4 tornado that hit Fairdale on April 9 has been described as the area's greatest natural disaster in generations.
Severe Fire Damages Popular Lone Star Restaurant In ChannahonA severe fire tore through the Lone Star Restaurant at 25208 W. Eames St. in Channahon shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Cubs Fans Celebrating Wild-Card Victory Over PiratesChicago Cubs fans all around the Chicago area are celebrating as the Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0, in the NL wild-card game.
Rauner, Madigan Trade Blame Over Damage From Budget Impasse Governor Bruce Rauner has levelled another broadside at Democratic lawmakers, blaming them for the budget impasse that has caused suffering and cuts in social services across the state, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Des Plaines Dog Owners Warned After Cut Up Hot Dogs Apparently Filled With Poison Found Near CondoDes Plaines Police are warning dog owners to watch out now that cut-up hot dogs have been found on the lawn of a condo building: hot dogs apparently filled with rat poison.
Auto Enthusiasts Get Swanky Car Condos In NapervilleNew condos are coming to Naperville, but they’re not exactly what you picture when you think condominiums. It won’t be suburbanites living in the two-story complex. It will be a home for their car collections.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.