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.
Protesters want environmental watchdogs to punish a manufacturer on Chicago’s west side that they say is polluting, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
With less than a week to go in their efforts to raise $400,000, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School is rallying, says Principal Jennifer Hodge.
The brown Doberman, named Madison, slipped out of her harness while a volunteer was walking her ahead of a long car ride.
Declining revenue has an affluent northern suburb moving toward privatizing its roads, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The search for a missing Naperville Central graduate is taking a different tack more than four months after he disappeared in Southern California.
Catholics in the Chicago Archdiocese are getting their first look this morning at a letter from Cardinal George about sex abuse by priests.
The City of Chicago has extended the hours for warming shelters during the winter storm and is urging residents to help each other during this dangerous winter storm.
As you finalize New Year’s Eve plans, Chicago’s top cop reminds you to figure out how you’ll get home, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
You’d think finding someone to take a check for $3,000 – no strings attached – would be an easy task, but a local atheist group recently found itself rejected twice by government boards in the North Shore when it tried to make a donation.
Chicago firefighters helped spread some holiday cheer to kids in the hospital this Christmas Eve, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Apollo Eight astronaut James Lovell helped re-enact the famous Christmas Eve broadcast as the capsule orbited the moon in 1968, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.
For the first time in more than 25 years, the Cook County Republican Party has made an endorsement in the governor’s race before the primary, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A Christmas tree outside St. Sabina is both sweet and somber. In addition to garlands and lights are ornaments adorned with photos of children who have been killed by guns.
Dominic Rivera’s jaw dropped when he saw his dad, Army Sgt. John Rivera, walk into the gym at Central Middle School in Tinley Park Friday afternoon.
Aurora police are looking for the public’s help in finding the men who held a teen at gunpoint during a home invasion this morning. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports.
The increase amounts to about $5.50 per customer and is on delivery charges so it doesn’t matter if you have another electric supplier.
While many of us were cursing the weather last week, a west suburban ski resort was making good use out of the cold snap.
Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Social worker Ellen Rosendale suggests you prep your child by talking about what Santa looks like and what to expect.