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(L-R) Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane of Chicago onstage at Olympic Park on February 23, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Chicago To Play Tornado Benefit Concert

Grammy-winners Chicago will play a free benefit concert later this month to raise money for tornado recovery efforts in Illinois.

01/14/2014

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Wins Lottery In Bloomington

A Pastor from DeKalb says he saw something on Thursday night that he won’t ever forget, an event that he says put a smile on the face of a man who needed to smile.

03/30/2013

Greyhound Bus

Greyhound Passenger: Bus Left Us Out In The Cold

When a Greyhound bus dropped passengers off at a stop in Iowa, the station was closed, and an Illinois college student and other passengers were left outside in -17 degree weather for an hour. He was wearing only a sweatshirt and jacket.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2013

Special Olympics kicks off at Soldier Field. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Illinois Special Olympics Set To Begin Downstate

The Illinois Special Olympics begin Friday at Illinois State University.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Lauren Spierer, an Indiana University student, has been missing since June 3. (Spierer Family Photo)

Weekend Marks 1st Anniversary Of Indiana University Student’s Disappearance

A year ago Sunday, Indiana University student Lauren Spierer vanished after a night out with friends.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

Two students were found dead in unrelated incidents at Illinois State University. (CBS)

2 Students Deaths At ISU Unrelated: Authorities

In an apparent tragic coincidence, two students were found dead overnight in separate dorms at Illinois State University, according to authorities who immediately ruled out foul play.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Frat House Fire

Fire Guts Frat House On Illinois State Campus

A fire this morning gutted a fraternity house near the Illinois State University campus in downstate Normal.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Railroad Crossing

Work Begins On High-Speed Rail To St. Louis

A new season of re-construction begins Saturday on the rail line between Chicago and St. Louis that Amtrak is transforming into a 110-mile-an-hour corridor.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Solar-Powered Trash Compactor

Solar-Powered Trash Cans Lauded In Bloomington, IN

The experiment with solar-powered trash compactors in Bloomington, Ind., is being called a huge success.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011

Terry Lee Campbell Jr. (Police Booking Photo)

Indiana U. Nabs Suspect, Contacts FBI In Attack On Asians

FBI is asked to help decide if crime was a civil rights violation.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

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Indiana U. Asian Students Robbed In Racially-Charged Attack

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Indiana University police say a group of African-Americans used racial slurs before attacking and robbing a group of Asian students. LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s Dave Marsett Reports Police say the attack happened […]

11/01/2010