John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
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.
The Cook County State’s Attorney thinks if the envelope says: “Congratulations, you are a winner,” you should actually win something besides a sales pitch, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Protesters planned to begin their march at Boeing headquarters, as the company manufactures some of the combat drones used by the U.S. military. They’ll march to a National Guard base in Battle Creek, Michigan, where a drone control center is under construction.
Coming up in the fall of next year, Chicago will host the finest display of ancient Greek artifacts ever seen in the Western Hemisphere.
Environmentalists and Democratic political leaders gathered in Chicago to build a coalition they think will be needed to put the president’s climate change proposal into action.
Thanks to a miserable winter that broke records for cold and snow, the city already has received more claims than ever for damage from potholes, and is on pace to fill the most potholes ever in one year.
In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
A Chicago environmental leader says the ash borer, drought and a tough winter have left the city short of trees, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Astronomy fans think clear skies overnight could bring a sky show somewhere between a meteor shower and a meteor storm.
Chicago’s new U.S. Attorney says he’s expanding the focus of his office to go after Chicago’s continuing gang violence problem.
Although numbers are vague, the crime of human trafficking presents a real challenge to law enforcement and welfare agencies, who have teamed up to try to raise awareness of troubled children who end up being manipulated or forced into prostitution.
West of Chicago, the group guiding wards of the state welcomes all volunteers but is in special need of men, reports John Cody.
Federal investigators are combing records at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood and Senator Mark Kirk says they’re there for a good reason.
Daley Plaza echoed with the sound of church bells and baseball bats pounding dents on an old car, all for a good cause Wednesday afternoon.