Symon Ogeto regularly organizes trips between Chicago and his home country of Kenya through his company the Seed Group.
Not many children are up for giving their birthday gifts to other children, but a one-year old girl born with a rare abdominal condition is doing it for the hospital that helped her and her parents. WBBM’s Brandis Friedman explains.
Cardinal George says it is not only people of Muslim faith that are being hurt by violence in Syria.
An off-duty Chicago cop shot and killed a burglary suspect late Saturday in Lincoln Park.
A Chicago anti-violence activist throws his hat in the ring for Illinois Governor, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
The only bags being allowed into Soldier Field–or any NFL stadium for that matter–are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC. Even then they must be under 12 by 6 by 12 inches in size.
Oscar and Grammy-winning Chicagoan Jennifer Hudson was in her hometown today to give away school supplies to thousands of school kids, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Hay fever season began on Aug. 8 and lasts for six weeks.
You might be noticing fewer butterflies hanging around the plants and flowers in your neighborhood this summer, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman explains.
A bridge at Congress Parkway and Wells Street downtown once again bears the name of a man considered to be one of the city’s most significant political leaders.
After a violent and deadly holiday weekend, a Chicago Congresswoman is calling for gun control legislation, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago broke ground Monday morning on a new $550 million research hospital which will provide groundbreaking care.
Gay and lesbian parents are reacting to this week’s supreme court ruling, the day before the city’s pride parade, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Thousands of men, women and children walked to end hunger in our community during the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 28th Annual Hunger Walk.
A South Side woman continues her fight to find her brother’s killers, though it’s been six years since his death, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
In the Edgewater neighborhood a library is getting a grand opening, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friendman.
The FBI has expanded its search for a convicted bank robber who is still on the lam nearly two weeks after escaping the federal jail in downtown Chicago.
Bank robbers had a busy year in 2012. The FBI said robbers have hit 218 banks in the Chicago area as of Dec. 31, compared to 115 in 2011.
The workers who usually spend Black Friday ringing up purchases and completing food orders spent time Friday morning protesting their pay at those jobs.
The City of Chicago is considering an unlikely method of tackling the illegal gun crisis – turning to Twitter.