I was a fan of WBBM Newsradio 780 long before joining the staff as a reporter in January, 2006.
I grew up in the Chicago suburbs, graduated from the University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign and earned a master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
I worked at the Illinois Radio Network for a number of years, where I covered stories on pretty much any subject of interest to the entire state. That includes a trip to Cuba with a delegation from Illinois, the 2000 Democratic National Convention, and the beginning of Governor Ryan’s corruption trial.
I live on the north side of Chicago with my husband and son.
Christmas came early Sunday for a west suburban family gearing up for another round of cancer treatment for their five-year-old son.
In the wake of deadly confrontations involving police officers in Missouri, New York, and elsewhere, a group of current and former police chiefs in Illinois has pushed for changes in the way police agencies record interactions with the public.
Once again, Western Avenue from the South Side of Chicago to the north was packed with motorcycles today for the 37th annual Toys for Tots Parade.
In an effort to reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS on this World AIDS day, the city of Chicago was giving out free condoms Monday.
The busiest air travel day of the year is living up to its reputation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Some parents of young adults with autism were expressing thanks for a local program that has helped their children become more independent.
Hundreds of people got into the Thanksgiving spirit Sunday morning on Chicago’s Near West Side by putting together baskets of food for people in need.
Thousands of people came downtown this chilly November morning to run or walk – and then eat.
One western suburb has moved millions of dollars it had invested with an Oak Brook firm that has been scammed, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A peace summit on the South Side Saturday aimed to stop the violence that’s a persistent problem in Chicago.
About two dozen fans stood outside the Cubby Bear waiting to get a glimpse of Joe Maddon.
A former White Sox player and plastic surgeons at Comer Children’s Hospital are helping some local kids get life-changing procedures today.
State lawmakers who have predicted huge property tax hikes for suburban homeowners under a measure to overhaul funding for public schools have invited the public to provide input on the plan Tuesday night in Arlington Heights.
There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.
Supporters of a non-binding referendum to raise the state’s minimum wage are making a major push in the next two weeks, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The candidates for the tenth congressional district sparred this morning over healthcare, abortion and other issues in a rematch of a very close race two years ago.
The Kendall County courthouse will be crowded next month when nearly 50 teens have to appear to face underage drinking charges, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Regardless of who you vote for in the governor’s race, you’re in for higher taxes, according to the head of a good government group, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A new report claims to show that Chicago charter schools are lagging behind their traditional public counterparts, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Priest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago’s North Side Sunday to draw attention to an on-going investigation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.