John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive.
A University of Chicago infectious disease specialist says Ebola is spreading faster than anyone expected and more people are needed on the ground in West Africa.
It’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.
There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what’s around and how they can coexist with people.
Former State Lawmaker Calls For More Transparency In Applications For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
A former lawmaker says she wants to know who’s in the running for licenses to grow and distribute medical marijuana in Illinois.
Karen Finley, of Arizona, was indicted last month on nine counts of mail fraud, three counts of wire fraud, three counts of bribery and one count of conspiracy to commit bribery.
A judge sentenced a 70-year-old former village clerk to 18 months in prison for embezzling $650,000 from south suburban Burnham, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
If you or someone you love has been stung, at least you’re not alone, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The signature 100-year-old covered bridge in northwest suburban Long Grove is due for an overhaul, but the key question for village officials is how much to spend to repair it.
The Illinois attorney general is backing lawmakers who want families able to put video cameras in the nursing home rooms where their loved ones live, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The free-standing column shows the late pope in carved marble relief over a background view of Chicago, along with blue and gold mosaics of religious icons, and is visible from the road alongside Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
Some four dozen demonstrators gathered as close as they could get to the Walmart in Pullman to demand a boost in the minimum wage, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Protesters gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building on Wednesday, saying the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and statistics regarding fatal police-involved shootings in the Chicago area show it’s time for a sweeping federal investigation into police conduct.
Federal railroad officials got an earful Wednesday from the mayors of several Chicago area towns that have been affected by a growing number of increasingly long trains hauling crude oil and other volatile materials.
The city and city council of Des Plaines is reeling from the unexpected death of a 29-year-old city council member, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A joint noise study project by G.E. and the Argonne National Lab has already turned up some ideas for turning down the noise of jet engines on the O’Hare flight path, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A construction worker is serious condition after falling through a roof he was fixing on Chicago’s near South Side, reports WBBM’s John Cody. A construction worker is serious condition after falling through a roof he was fixing on Chicago’s near South Side, reports WBBM’s John Cody.cody
Several stores in the South Loop are being evacuated after a gas leak was reported Monday morning.
Geologists investigating the mysterious hole that swallowed a 6-year-old boy last summer have found it’s just one of many under the dunes on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
WBBM’s John Cody reports a steady stream of would-be customers left Dick’s Sporting Goods on Roosevelt after the store sold out of Jackie Robinson West T-shirts. Another 400 are expected on Thursday.