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In just three weeks, local residents will lose their chance to get federal funding to pay for cleanup from flooding that hit from mid-April through early May.
About 500 residents of a low-income housing development in Glen Ellyn have been told their apartments are part of a proposed TIF district, and they should reasonably expect to be displaced.
For a third straight year, Chicago will celebrate a Day of Music across the city.
Smart phone users may want to take a closer look at their data plans.
Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.
Indiana environmental officials were investigating whether a Porter County manufacturer was responsible for a slick of glittery material that kept many swimmers out of Porter Beach on Monday.
The couple and driver suffered only minor injuries.
Aldermen heard from environmental groups and local retailers Tuesday, at a hearing Tuesday on a proposed ban on plastic shopping bags.
First, Millennium Park had The Bean. Now it also has “the screen.”
Swimmers have been ordered out of Lake Michigan at Porter Beach because of a substance in the water. WBBM’s Nancy Harty has more.
The 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.
After a court hearing this morning, a mother who served eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted for the strangling death of her four-year son is officially free today.
Claiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.
In his first public appearance since formally entering the race for governor, Bill Daley attacked his two likely Democratic primary opponents for the state’s pension crisis, saying Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have shown a lack of leadership on the issue.
Will County has a new task force to investigate the sexual harassment of women working in industry. The story from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Chicago police shot and killed a 15-year-old boy during a foot chase in Englewood late Sunday night, on the heels of the most violent weekend in the city so far this year.
It was a crime that stunned a nation. It even rose to the Pope’s attention, a 15 year-old girl sentenced to death for killing a bible school teacher in cold blood
It’s a big week in Springfield, with lawmakers preparing for a special session on pension reform this Wednesday. It’s likely to be a tense day, with two of the state’s most powerful legislators trying to protect their reputations, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.
The mystery behind what happened to a University of Chicago student in last week’s rain storm continues, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
This Thursday could be an important day for a long-neglected piece of Chicago blues history, reports WBBM’s Kris Kridel.
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- Man Charged With Sex Trafficking For Second Time In Cook CountyA man previously convicted of sex trafficking in Cook County has been charged again, this time for allegedly kidnapping a Minnesota woman and bringing her to Chicago to work in the sex trade.201
- Body Found In Lake Is Missing U Of C StudentAuthorities have confirmed the body found in Lake Michigan early Wednesday belonged to a University of Chicago student who has been missing for a week.692
- Lewis Points Finger At ‘Rich White People’ For School ProblemsA day before the first set of school closings was set to begin, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had some harsh words about how the Chicago Public Schools are funded and managed, blaming much of the district’s problems on racism.5989
- Man Shot To Death In South Suburban HomewoodNineteen-year-old Homewood resident Henry Kormoi died from at least one gunshot wound he suffered near home in the 1100 block of 187th Street.112
- State Discontinues Healthcare Funding For Disabled Stroke VictimUnconscionable. That's what a doctor calls a state decision to cut care funding for a patient.311
- Teen Says He Got E. Coli From Burrito At Lombard RestaurantA local teen says he got sick because of a burrito he ate from a local restaurant that's now the focus of an e coli outbreak.158
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