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.
A Northwest Side alderman is upset over the city’s move to dig up a popular side street and is calling it the Meigs Field of the 45th Ward, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
If your child starts acting up as soon as you get on your cell phone, a local psychologist says a new survey shows there’s good reason.
Before you sign your son up for fall baseball, you may want to listen to the results of a new study.
If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
Two people were killed and three others, including two police officers, are being treated after a shooting at a home in west suburban River Forest, police said
Staffers at the main library found two dead bedbugs on a table in an isolated room Wednesday night, according to library director Anthony Austin.
A Lombard man has been caught trespassing at a Burr Ridge mansion for the second time, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Earlier this month, Chase Knapp bought a scratch off ticket while out getting pet food and quarters for his fiancée.
A Chicago woman who was among the passengers who spent a night at an airport in Northern Ireland, after their flight was diverted due to a disruptive passenger, was still scratching her head two days later.
The Stanley Cup has been making the rounds again in Chicago, and one Blackhawk is using it to help out some pit bulls, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Dozens of families came out on this Father’s Day to pay their respects to fallen police officers along the lakefront, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
If you’re looking for some cheap entertainment for dad this Father’s Day, there are scores of mini-concerts going on all over Chicago today.
As Mother Nature continues to dump water on Chicago, outdoor recreational sport leagues may have to go into extra innings to make up their games.
Fresh off Monday night’s victory, the Stanley Cup’s first stop Tuesday was lunch downtown.
The Chicago City Council Finance Committee has signed off on Mayor Emanuel’s plan to add another billion dollars to the city’s debt load, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
United Passengers Spend Night In Unheated Canadian Military Barracks After Chicago To London Flight Diverted
A Wisconsin college student was among United Airline passengers who had to spend a chilly night in Canada after their flight from O’Hare to Heathrow was diverted, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the State Department to help Korean-Americans reunite with their families members still back in North Korea, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
An additional 20 churches will be hosting Chicago Public School students as part of the city’s Safe Haven program.
Chicago businessman Willie Wilson has announced this morning he’s taking on Hillary Clinton and other Democrats in a bid to be president.
Hours after the Blackhawks secured their spot in the Stanley Cup Final, fans were ready to buy some new gear to support their team. WBBM’s Nancy Harty caught up with some at a South Loop sporting goods store.