Man Gets 20 Years For Shooting That Wounded 18-Month-Old Girl

A 28-year-old South Side man will spend the next 20 years behind bars – for shooting an 18-month old girl.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

FBI Protest

Antiwar Activists Targeted In Raid Wonder Where Investigation Is Going

Two years ago Monday, federal agents in Chicago, Michigan and Minnesota raided the homes of 23 antiwar activists. Now, those who were targeted in the Sept. 24, 2010, raids say they simply want to know where the investigations are but are getting few answers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

Property Tax Payment

Time Running Out For Paying 2010 Property Taxes

Property owners who still haven’t paid their 2010 taxes are receiving one last chance to make good on their bills.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

Chicago Police Department logo

Officer Who Shot Alleged Cop Killer Now Fighting For His Own Life

A Chicago Police officer who shot and wounded a cop killer nearly two years ago now finds himself fighting for his life.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Congress Parkway Bridge

Congress Parkway Bridge Finally Reopens

The work is done at last. Congress Parkway fully reopened Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Katie Ann Lunn

$6 Million Settlement For Family Of Dance Instructor Killed By Train

A Chicago family has settled a multimillion-dollar civil lawsuit on behalf of a dance instructor who was killed by an oncoming train a railroad crossing nearly two years ago.


On Jan. 12, a massive 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, destroying the capitol city of Port-au-Prince and killing 300,000 people. (credit: Frederic Dupoux/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Continue Work To Build Children’s Hospital In Haiti

A group of Chicagoans trying to help recovery efforts in Haiti, two years after the devastating earthquake, gathered at Children’s Memorial Hospital Thursday to discuss the on-going effort.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2012

(CBS File Photo)

Police: Crime Down For 29th Month In A Row

Police say overall crime in Chicago was down for the 29th consecutive month in May.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Scales Of Justice

Family Sues CTA Over Man’s Death In Accident

A man’s family has sued the CTA, nearly a year after he was hit and killed by a car while running between buses.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

Identity Theft

Identity Theft Doubled Last Year In Morton Grove

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States, and in north suburban Morton Grove incidents of identity theft have more than doubled from 2009 to 2010.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Ridership Down Last Year

Ridership last year on the CTA was down more than 4 million rides compared with the year before, according to a new report.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Officer Thomas Wortham

Fallen Officer Thomas Wortham Honored

A Chicago Police officer’s memory will be kept alive, after he was killed in the line of duty last spring.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Grant Park

Report Shows Changing Face Of Chicago Area

A report is out today about the changing faces in many Chicago area neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Railroad Crossing

Car-Train Collisions Up In 2010

A disturbing report out today says after a three-year period of consecutive lows, the number of collisions between cars and trains is up again.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Foreclosures Kept Rising In 2010

The new year doesn’t offer much hope of an end to the foreclosure crisis.

WBBM Newsradio–01/03/2011

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2010 A Deadly Year For U.S. Police Officers

The year 2010 was a deadly year for police officers in the United States and here in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–01/03/2011

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Fewer Murders In 2010 Than Previous 2 Years

CHICAGO (WBBM) – There were fewer murders in Chicago last year than the year before, and the year before that.

WBBM Newsradio–01/02/2011

On Jan. 8, Guy "Bear" Vazquez recorded his reaction to seeing a pair of rainbows in Yosemite National Park, creating a huge viral video hit. (credit: YouTube.com)

Entertainment Year-In-Review For 2010

Take a look at some of the best and worst moments in Entertainment as we say goodbye to 2010.


Mayor Richard Daley addresses the National Fraternal Congress Septemeber 9, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Daley announced September 8, that he would not seek reelection as mayor, a post he has held since 1989.   (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

News Year-In-Review For 2010

It was an exciting year for the Nation and Chicago. Take a look at some of the best and worst memories as we say goodbye to 2010.


On June 9, an overtime shot by Patrick Kane won the Chicago Blackhawks their first championship in nearly four decades in a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sports Year-In-Review For 2010

It was an exciting year for sports fans to say the least. Take a look at some of the best and worst sports memories as we say goodbye to 2010.