Gabrielle Giffords Pushes Gun-Control Measure In ChicagoThe former Congresswoman from Arizona survived a 2011 shooting. WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
Bears Looking To Improve Soldier Field With Revenue From Increase In Stadium AdvertisingThe Bears are planning some unspecified improvements that will enhance the game day experience, George McCaskey says.
Goodell Praises Chicago's Handling Of NFL Draft But Says Other Cities Want It, TooDenver and Los Angeles are among the contenders for the next draft, but Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his city is the gold standard.
DuPage County Pays Tribute To African American HistoryThe DuPage County Board has used the recent anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King to commemorate the contribution African Americans have made to the county, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Downstate School Districts Say State Budget Cuts Hurting Them, TooSchool superintendents from around Illinois are telling an Illinois House Education Task Force that Chicago Public School officials are not alone in saying that the state’s current school funding practices are hurting poor children, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
DuPage Celebrates African American Heritage, HistoryThe DuPage County Board has used the recent anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King to commemorate the contribution African Americans have made to the county.
City Announces Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar Career Academy The Chicago Public Schools have announced that Dunbar Career Academy will establish the city's first comprehensive high school program for the construction trades, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Ted Cruz, John Kasich Team Up To Stop Donald Trump, But Will It Work In Indiana?People taking the pulse of the electorate in Indiana says they’re not sure Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich will succeed in their bid to team up and stop Donald Trump’s bid for the presidential nomination, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
With Arbor Day Approaching, Morton Arboretum President Emphasizes Importance Of Trees To Urban AreasWith Arbor Day less than a week away, the head of the Morton Arboretum is emphasizing how much people in urban areas like this depend on trees and even forests, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.
Chicago Should Do More To Help Mentally Ill People, Alderman Says After AttackAld. Walter Burnett Jr. says he’s having second thoughts about Emanuel Administration budget cuts he supported four years ago that closed half the city’s mental health clinics.
Illinois Will Plant 58,000 Trees Along TollwaysThe Morton Arboretum, which is along the Reagan Tollway, is working with the agency on the environmentally friendly plan. WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.