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With 17-year-old’s now eligible to vote in Illinois, there’s going to be a massive registration effort in the schools ahead of the March primaries.
It has been nearly two years since the Cook County Sheriff’s Department allowed the owner of some local barber colleges to start a barber college in the jail.
Officer Kenneth King is a life-saver.
The Kane County coroner says a broken freezer in the morgue is just the latest problem in his underfunded office.
A Chicago-area Vietnam veteran will get a $12 million medical malpractice settlement from the federal government.
Northwestern University is announcing a new program aimed at getting more graduates of the Chicago public schools into the Evanston campus.
Police say a girl who claimed to be sexually assaulted Monday has recanted her story.
The town of Washington, Ill. is looking for help with the cleanup after a tornado devastated much of the town two weeks ago.
Illinois lawmakers will consider landmark legislation to resolve the states $100 billion pension crisis Tuesday in Springfield. But, it won’t be an easy vote, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Time is running out for homeowners who received improper property tax deductions to qualify for amnesty.
Do or die time is nearing for the Illiana Expressway. WBBM’s Veronica Carter reports there are a couple of key votes coming up this month that will either set the project in motion or send it back to the drawing board.
Bears coach Marc Trestman said his decision to have Robbie Gould attempt a winning field goal on second down in overtime was “in the best interest of the team at the time.”
William Harris Lee and Company has grown to become the world’s largest and most respected maker of fine stringed instruments.
Two people were killed and four others were shot during three separate shootings overnight in Gary, Ind.
Do you know where your car is? For drivers who forgot about Chicago’s winter parking ban the unfortunate answer to that is at the pound.
A church choir sang, a children’s bell choir played Christmas carols and two Catholic priests blessed the nativity scene during the noontime ceremony Saturday.
People who saw an ad on Craigslist thought it was too good to be true: A house full of possessions, free for the taking. But it was true and about fifty people showed up this morning a cleared the place out, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
It’s a post-Thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with shopping.
They didn’t sleep. They don’t care about the cold. They’re on a mission to shop.
You could find it in cabarets and clubs in the late 1800′s until the 1950′s, part comedy, part performance art, part striptease. In the last few years, Burlesque has made a comeback.