John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
A Chicagoan now heads the city suburban Metra commuter board for the first time in 30 years, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Australian Astronomers have come up with a picture of the oldest star ever recorded — a star created shortly after the Big Bang.
Subzero is tough for most except for those willing to wait out the fish on Northern Illinois’ Chain O’Lakes.
In a case of dueling transparency, both the comptroller and her challenger introduced new programs to let taxpayers know where their money is and where it’s going, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Three members of the state’s congressional delegation are teaming up in a bipartisan effort to establish a national park in the historic Pullman neighborhood.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is making Martin Luther King day an opportunity to have a look inside her own jail, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The owner of a Chicago horse and carriage business is blasting a New York City’s effort to end urban horse rides all together, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The Sheriff of Cook County says he’s being excluded from a data base he needs to do effective concealed carry screening.
A nursing home chain has come to the aid of an Englewood community center which found its outreach shortened by the theft of its computer system.
A grand jury has indicted Lawrence Freed and his vice president, Caroline Walters, for allegedly whitewashing the books to get loans and city funds, according to federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti.
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.