John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
Chicago police officers have been helping a pair of Illinois State Police troopers dig out from the tornado that devastated their hometown of Washington.
Chicago’s kids are back on the bus to After School Matters thanks to a $25 million donation from film maker George Lucas who married a Chicago woman this summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Bus drivers have said they’re seeing fewer problems with Ventra fare cards, and the mayor said he’s not holding Claypool responsible for the foul-ups with the switchover to Ventra.
Time is running out for homeowners who received improper property tax deductions to qualify for amnesty.
On this chill November day the powerful spoke — and many remembered — a dream achieved, then lost, with the election of Chicago’s first African American mayor.
A state senator wants car dealerships open on Sunday and the car dealers don’t like the idea, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel promises he’ll regulate the storage of pet coke which is piled up by hundreds of thousands of tons on the banks of Chicago’s Calumet River.
Police credited a call from a local resident who provided a description of the thieves led officers to one of the suspects, and arrests of the other two soon followed.
The shoes Michael Jordan wore in the famous “Flu Game” against the Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals are being auctioned off.
The ranking diplomat for the Philippines in the Midwest estimated rebuilding will take two years after a typhoon ravaged the Pacific island nation, and he called for cash donations to help victims right away.
A judge denied bond for a Melrose Park used car dealer whom prosecutors say wanted a hit-man to keep his uncle from testifying against him.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Senator Dick Durbin and military dignitaries at Soldier Field thanking veterans assembled for their service to the nation.
Inside was the announcement, outside was the protest over plans to move the CPS Military Academy into the Ames Middle School.
A human resources expert says issues of marijuana and the workplace are definitely headed for court, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A grassroots riders group wants the CTA to scrap the Ventra system, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Darts top policy aid briefed Cook County Commissioners on movement toward compliance with the new concealed carry law.
A retired business owner says he’s not an astronomy fan particularly but he’s donated enough to help finish the new observatory being dedicated Wednesday night at Niles West High School, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A Chicago man has been accused of funneling Indiana wildlife into Chinatown dinners. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
The Picasso of Pumpkins is at it again, with a 300-pounder being carved up for the Intercontinental Chicago Hotel on North Michigan Avenue.
Three people are dead and five others severely injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles Sunday night in west suburban Aurora.