Brandis Friedman

Attack At Nairobi Mall Hits Home For Chicago KenyansSymon Ogeto regularly organizes trips between Chicago and his home country of Kenya through his company the Seed Group.
Family Donates Birthday Gifts For 1-Year-Old Born With Rare Birth Defect 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 Reacts To Pope's Plea For Peace In SyriaCardinal George says it is not only people of Muslim faith that are being hurt by violence in Syria.
Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Burglary Suspect In Lincoln ParkAn off-duty Chicago cop shot and killed a burglary suspect late Saturday in Lincoln Park.
Former CeaseFire Director Announces Run For GovernorA Chicago anti-violence activist throws his hat in the ring for Illinois Governor, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Bears Fans Told To Leave Bags At Home Before Coming To Soldier FieldThe 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.
Jennifer Hudson Gives Away School Supplies To Chicago KidsOscar 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 Sets In; How To Protect YourselfHay fever season began on Aug. 8 and lasts for six weeks.
Expert Warns Of Decrease In Butterfly Population In IllinoisYou might be noticing fewer butterflies hanging around the plants and flowers in your neighborhood this summer, reports WBBM's Brandis Friedman explains.
Chicago Bridge Rededicated To Honor Former AldermanA 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.
Rep. Robin Kelly Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Violent Weekend After a violent and deadly holiday weekend, a Chicago Congresswoman is calling for gun control legislation, reports WBBM's Brandis Friedman.
Rehabilitation Institute Breaks Ground On $550M HospitalThe Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago broke ground Monday morning on a new $550 million research hospital which will provide groundbreaking care.
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