John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
The Cook County Board’s Technology Committee has voted that it’s time to stop tracking court cases, prisoners, and trials using carbon paper and sticky notes.
The head of a Chicago mosquito control group says it’s expanding efforts to buy mosquito nets which have already helped stop a terrible tropical disease in two states in Nigeria. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
Illinois is putting on a full court press to sell the idea of the Illiana Expressway to join I-55 in Illinois with I-65 in Indiana to the east. State Transportation Secretary Anne Schneider hosted reporters [...]
Parents of an infant who didn’t make it want to make it easier for other parents to visit their babies in intensive care, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
State Representative Robin Gable from Evanston says witnesses at her committee hearing explained how hard it can be to get the help they’re entitled to.
The Chicago School system suggests that’s it for right now, as far as further teacher layoffs are concerned.
Illinois casinos are currently required to close for two hours a day but spokesman Tom Swoike is arguing for round the clock operation, seven days a week.
It flies like a hummingbird but on closer inspection turns out to be a moth and there are a lot of them around now in Chicago, WBBM’s John Cody reports.
Granddad may not be flashy, but he’s durable at the Shedd Aquarium where he’s celebrating his 80th birthday.
An Illinois State Senator hopes the third time’s the charm as he tries to give drivers a break at intersections with red light cameras.
A Fermilab scientist spoke Wendesday of beauty as he described a 50-foot electromagnet waiting to begin its work at its new home in Batavia.
Prominent African American clergy are demanding the mayor talk to them before picking a new director for the police misconduct board, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Governor Pat Quinn’s transit task force has morphed from checking up on Metra to designing a transit system that’s the envy of the world after a few local issues are settled. John Cody reports on day one.
DuPage and federal drug hunters are celebrating what they see as a victory for the good guys with charges against 31 in a heroin distribution ring.
Professor John Mearsheimer says he’s expecting the U.S. to launch cruise missiles soon, punishing but not toppling the Assad regime.
Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley continued his attack on incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn to rescind his controversial pick for the CTA board, but ducked questions about patronage hiring under his brother and father, both former mayors.
Seniors chanted their anger at the CHA over conditions in the Judge Slater senior apartment at 42nd and Cottage Grove, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Four officers involved in a $70 million collapse of a defunct Wilmette bank have been charged with conspiracy financial fraud. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
A shotgun blast to his vest made a believer out Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel.
A pair of liberal lawmakers are pledging opposition to conservative plans for $40 billion in cuts to the food stamp program over the next ten years.