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.
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.
As her daughter recovers from brain surgery, a young mother makes a plea for those who shot her this weekend, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The family is so big that they had to get a limo to take them to and from graduation so they could all ride together with their older brother and mom and dad.
It’s a sight you only get to see once a year – a view of Lake Shore Drive from a bicycle.
Parents unhappy about the PARCC test are one step closer to a formal process for opting their children out of it now that the Illinois House has approved a bill.
The Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest recently sent off to a Kentucky zoo 13 of its non-native animals, including some cobras, vipers and other snakes.
Civil rights pioneers were in downstate Illinois on Tuesday, after being honored in Chicago Monday night for their work since they ended racial segregation at an all-white school in Arkansas decades ago.
A coach bus for a Gary casino plunged off a bridge Sunday morning.
More than 40 species of frogs, salamanders and newts will be on display starting Saturday.
Parents looking for a more educational and hands-on experience for their kids this summer may want to try a new camp for those interested in making things.
Students at one neighborhood school on Chicago’s Northwest Side have proven they can compete with the city’s best schools.
Thousands of Chicago police officers turned out Sunday morning to honor their colleagues killed in the line of duty, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A government watchdog is questioning one of Governor Rauner’s picks for posts in his administration.
Thousands of people walked along the lakefront Sunday morning to raise money to help premature babies.