John Cody is a veteran reporter for Newsradio 780.
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.
State Senator Bill Brady says Metra has lost its ability to be effective, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Northwestern University has agreed to pay the government almost $3 million because one of their cancer researchers was living large on federal dollars.
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin is accusing House Republicans of waving a white flag in the face of a potential Asian carp invasion, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Dylan Miller, 18, says Autism means his brain works extra hard to learn new things, but apparently it works well enough. WBBM’s John Cody reports.
After more than 70 years, it’s time for a new North Lake Shore Drive, according to a local think tank that is trying to round up public input for the effort.
A plan to charge for a taxi along Chicago’s stealth highway is picking up some City Council support, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Alderman Walter Burnett proposed the nine month moratorium on smaller digital billboards less than 100 square feet.
Park rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.
Senator Mark Kirk says there’s a reason, but no excuse, for a year plus delay in processing veterans’ disability claims, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago area trees have been losing leaves early because of a cool wet spring and early summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A Democratic hopeful in the governor’s race says money is the root of a lot of evil, at least in the eyes of the electorate, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A man who served two decades behind bars for the murders of two people — despite records showing he was in police custody at the time of the shooting — will soon go free, after prosecutors dropped all charges on Friday.
This is the day for a nice downtown bike ride, before or after the Blackhawks victory party.
A government watchdog group wants the Regional Transportation Authority to look into why former Metra executive director got a severance package worth up to $750,000 when he stepped down, even though he apparently wasn’t legally entitled to any severance pay.
An annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.
The City College system says things are looking up, with a 71 percent increase in the graduation rate.
While chances for sweeping immigration reform have improved with a Senate package of border security measures added to a bill backed by the White House, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the proposal remains chancy in the House.
Shedd Aquarium staffers traded water for sand as they tromped the low dune at 63rd street beach trying to get things back the way they once were, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Power activists will ask Illinois to equalize electrical rates between the city and suburbs. WBBM’s John Cody has more.