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Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Senator Dick Durbin and military dignitaries at Soldier Field thanking veterans assembled for their service to the nation.
Inside was the announcement, outside was the protest over plans to move the CPS Military Academy into the Ames Middle School.
A human resources expert says issues of marijuana and the workplace are definitely headed for court, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A grassroots riders group wants the CTA to scrap the Ventra system, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Darts top policy aid briefed Cook County Commissioners on movement toward compliance with the new concealed carry law.
A retired business owner says he’s not an astronomy fan particularly but he’s donated enough to help finish the new observatory being dedicated Wednesday night at Niles West High School, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A Chicago man has been accused of funneling Indiana wildlife into Chinatown dinners. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
The Picasso of Pumpkins is at it again, with a 300-pounder being carved up for the Intercontinental Chicago Hotel on North Michigan Avenue.
Three people are dead and five others severely injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles Sunday night in west suburban Aurora.
The Cook County Board’s Technology Committee has voted that it’s time to stop tracking court cases, prisoners, and trials using carbon paper and sticky notes.
The head of a Chicago mosquito control group says it’s expanding efforts to buy mosquito nets which have already helped stop a terrible tropical disease in two states in Nigeria. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
Illinois is putting on a full court press to sell the idea of the Illiana Expressway to join I-55 in Illinois with I-65 in Indiana to the east. State Transportation Secretary Anne Schneider hosted reporters [...]
Parents of an infant who didn’t make it want to make it easier for other parents to visit their babies in intensive care, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
State Representative Robin Gable from Evanston says witnesses at her committee hearing explained how hard it can be to get the help they’re entitled to.
The Chicago School system suggests that’s it for right now, as far as further teacher layoffs are concerned.
Illinois casinos are currently required to close for two hours a day but spokesman Tom Swoike is arguing for round the clock operation, seven days a week.
It flies like a hummingbird but on closer inspection turns out to be a moth and there are a lot of them around now in Chicago, WBBM’s John Cody reports.
Granddad may not be flashy, but he’s durable at the Shedd Aquarium where he’s celebrating his 80th birthday.
An Illinois State Senator hopes the third time’s the charm as he tries to give drivers a break at intersections with red light cameras.
A Fermilab scientist spoke Wendesday of beauty as he described a 50-foot electromagnet waiting to begin its work at its new home in Batavia.