John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
Margaret Khamoo, president of the Assyrian American Aid Society, says there’s no sign that ISIS is being bothered much by allied air strikes.
It must be spring. The city’s tour boats are back along the Chicago River and Navy Pier.
A far west suburban school district has turned to social media for a much loved custodian, who showed up at work as usual the day after a fire burned up everything in his home in Aurora.
Chicago’s Art Institute was way ahead of the curve on the stick issue, though officials there swear they love selfies.
A garden specialist is warning Chicago area residents, “If you love your lawn, let it be,” reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Remember last week’s endless chill? Well it made conditions just right for April Chernoby and a few fellow skaters from the West Michigan Speedskating Club on the world’s largest ice skating rink: Lake Michigan.
Northern Illinois University has inked an agreement with Elgin Community College, allowing NIU to provide a double degree or a safety net for community college transfer students.
Fox Valley Park District spokesman Jeff Long said they are looking for monitors for some 30 to 40 bluebird boxes, or birdhouses.
Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt was first elected in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013. Park Ridge village manager Shawn Hamilton said Schmidt was stricken suddenly at home Wednesday night, and taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, where he died.
Neon signs are among the city’s most endangered architectural features worth saving in the annual list issued by Preservation Chicago, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Taxpayers United says over 14 Lake County retirees are collecting pensions over $200,000 as the tax watch it continues combing through Illinois county retirement records for potential tax savings, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
March 3 marks 81 years since the still famous or infamous John Dillinger fled from the Crown Point Indiana jail using a carved wooden pistol.
A very subtle sign of spring is seen in a west suburban snow print, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
State Representative La Shawn Ford joined preschoolers and their teachers, demanding immediate funding of early child care throughout the Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
For the second consecutive winter, the Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice, due to the frigid weather.
State lawmakers have begun a new effort to figure out strategies for heading off school shootings, like the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook in Connecticut, when a gunman killed 20 students and 6 staff.
Last year, Illinois had a wandering black bear and this year, a wandering wolf, which wasn’t as lucky on his Prairie State tour.
Chicago election officials were urging voters to get it right the first time if they take advantage of early voting in the upcoming city elections, because there are no do-overs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel questions Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget decisions which affect children, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Metra officials said commuters can expect a good rush hour Thursday morning, despite subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as 30 below zero. Chief Operations Officer Pete Zwolfer said snow presents more of a problem than cold, although the arctic temperatures might slow things down a bit.