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.
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.
The town of Washington, Ill. is looking for help with the cleanup after a tornado devastated much of the town two weeks ago.
They were able to spend Thanksgiving with family, but now it’s time to deploy for members of a suburban Army Reserve unit.
It’s a post-Thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with shopping.
Carole Dibo, founder of the Actor’s Training Center, suggested aspiring actors not dress up like their favorite Star Wars character: “It might actually make you look a little silly.”
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, a northwest suburban high school plans to show off newly discovered pictures of the late president.
The tour focused on Barack Obama the community organizer, working with unemployed steel workers and public housing tenants and it threw in some personal details.
A startup in north suburban Barrington has a shot at the big time, after making it as one of 20 finalists who will vie for a free Super Bowl ad.
After a local veterans group halted donations to the Morton Grove Park District, because one board member was sitting down during the Pledge of Allegiance, a Naperville teacher has begun raising funds to replace that money.
Camille Paddock, a freshman at Huntley High School, shared her own story of standing up to bullies, in hope of saving lives.
Senator Dick Durbin stands by a controversial Facebook posting, but says he may take it down now that the White House has discredited it, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
As problems with the online health insurance exchanges prompt calls for heads to roll in the Obama administration, Senator Dick Durbin continues to support those running the beleaguered site.