John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
Ping Pong proponents assert the game is brain food and a social experience as well as good exercise as the introduce table tennis to cadets at the Chicago Public School Military Academy at 3533 S. Giles, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A University of Chicago Terrorism analyst says the Boston Bomb placement shows it was designed not for maximum lethality but to send a message by maiming and wounding.
In the face of the Chicago Public Schools’ plans to close more than 50 schools this year, the Chicago Teachers Union said Monday it would be making a push to run a candidate against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in two years.
A suburban businessman thinks he’s found a new opening in the bar business: a bar that serves no alcohol, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The Field Museum has hundreds of new meteorite fragments in its collection thanks to a retired lake forest health care executive who’s second career seems to be chasing visitors from outer space, reports WBBM’s John Cody .
Democratic bosses in Cook County have chosen Stanley Moore, a former state transportation official, to replace convicted County Commissioner William Beavers, even though Moore had recent ethics issues of his own.
The Lieutenant Governor of Illinois says there’s been progress for women, but not enough in terms of pay at an equal pay for women rally in downtown Chicago.
A coalition of environmentalists joined Senator Dick Durbin on the shoreline where he called the ferry SS Badger the filthiest ship on Lake Michigan. The coalition wants want tougher environmental controls over its emissions.
An expert in Asian affairs hears the sound of political signals as well as saber rattling from inside North Korea.
Plumes of smoke have been rising this week from prairies at Fermilab, the Morton Arboretum and other open spaces which naturalists are trying to keep open throughout the Chicago area.
University of Chicago cosmologist Michael Turner predicted an orbiting observatory might find an excess of positrons over electrons, from dark matter particles annihilating each other.
White said African Americans account for 56 percent of those who need an organ transplant, but make up 32 percent of the donors.
A liberal coalition is trying to head off a plan to replace diversity and family with, money and degrees as qualifications for a new life in this country.
Tenants of a Rogers Park apartment building claim their landlords are neglecting bug and rodent problems to try and drive them out, in hope of bringing in new tenants who can afford higher rent.
The owner of an historic west suburban farm sees it as open space for future generations as Kane County reviews it for landmark status.
Why would anyone want a pair of 13-foot long, glowing neon red lips? For a Chicago entrepreneur, the famous Magikist sign is more than a piece of the city’s history, it’s an incubator for small business.
As workers dismantled the historic organ in Saint James Church at 29th and Wabash, parishioners and preservationists sang of a future where the building still stands, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The Consul General of Ireland highlighted his nation’s diplomatic expertise during a public relations stunt designed to showcase Chicago’s Irish Pride — at the Water Tower on North Michigan.
Dean Daniel Rodriguez said part of the problem is a reduction in the law jobs available for graduates, many of whom leave law school with more than $100,000 in student loan debt.
Rob Shindler is a lawyer who makes sure people know how to read as a volunteer with Literacy Chicago where students have all sorts of motivation.
- Board Votes To Close 49 Chicago Elementary SchoolsThe Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted to close 49 elementary schools, in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history.3956
- Lockdown Lifted At Morton West High SchoolMorton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.558
- Former Glenbard East Student Accused Of Planning Columbine-Type AttackA 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a "Columbine-style" attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.556
- Woman Robs North Side BankA woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.262
- Four Schools To Be Spared From Closing; Another To Be DelayedHours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.415
- Boy, 17, Fatally Shot In Back Of The YardsA teenage boy was fatally shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday evening, police said.147
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