John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.
A tiny town just south of Joliet has reached out to state regulators in an effort to make changes to an intersection that sees very heavy truck traffic, in order to keep cargo moving while avoiding a possible catastrophe.
While most of us were watching a parade, lounging by the pool, or cooking out on the grill on the 4th of July, a Lee County woman was celebrating her 83rd birthday by jumping out of a plane.
Federal water scientist Anne Clites says the numbers are clear.
Chicago is treating city’s 35,000 viable ash trees, even though there’s no guarantee they’ll survive the emerald ash borer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
(CBS) – A Chicago transit analyst says Wi-Fi is likely coming, maybe within a couple of years to Metra. DePaul University Transportation Professor Joe Schwieterman says his survey suggests intensive laptop usage is up 20 [...]
Business owners in the city’s trendy Fulton Market area were urging the Emanuel administration to drop plans to designate the district as a city landmark, and turn the wholesale market into a tourist-oriented farmers market like Pike Place in Seattle.
Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law that makes it easier for many Illinois residents to vote, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a major decision in the case of an Illinois health care worker who decided she did not want to pay dues to the SEIU, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Gov. Pat Quinn has decided to eliminate dozens of state parking spaces downtown, taking away free parking for many state employees.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is asking Chinese help to reduce the flow of synthetic marijuana into the United States, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Zoo curator Diane Mulkerin said the nest of 18 ornate box turtles pretty much ate all winter long, so have grown much faster than they would in the wild.
Illinois’ wandering bear has been spotted again after not being sighted since the weekend and now he’s moved on up a tree 110 miles west of Chicago.
A federal appeals court has ruled a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, reversing a trial court’s ruling that would have given him unprecedented access to FISA court records.
An independent-minded suburban police chief suggests trouble ahead now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law banning ticket quotas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
It’s sadly said no good deed goes unpunished, but convicted felon Eric Grandberry at least managed to break even after working as a prison lawyer.
Over 100 public defenders, probation officers and court personnel marched and chanted in the rain outside criminal court saying 18 months is long enough to wait for a contract with Cook County.
A pair of Lincoln Park Community Groups have filed suit to block plans for redevelopment of the six acre Children’s Memorial Hospital tract at Lincoln and Fullerton, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd), a member of the council’s Progressive Caucus, wants a closer look at the numbers, and he and six members of the caucus have asked Ald. James Balcer (11th), who chairs the Public Safety Committee, to hold hearings into the city’s crime statistics.
The federal appeals court in Chicago is considering whether terrorism defendants have a right to know why they’ve been wire tapped by federal agents, reports WBBM’s John Cody.