Dave Berner

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared in Chicago Monday. (CBS)

Indiana Gov. Daniels Prepares To Take Helm At Purdue University

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Squirrel Eats Acorn

Kane County Forest Preserve Looks For Acorn Donations

The Kane County Forest Preserve District wants your acorns.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

Ald. George Cardenas

Alderman Wants Fee On Electric Bills To Fund Hiring Of New Police Officers

A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Scales Of Justice

National Groups Back Indiana Teacher Who Was Fired For In Vitro Pregnancy

Two national groups have thrown their support behind a former teacher at a Catholic school in Indiana, who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Report: Chicago Ridge Officials Question Ex-Police Chief’s Disability Pay

Officials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

Lake Forest Teachers’ Strike Continues; Talks Underway In Highland Park

Teachers at Lake Forest High School remain on strike this Friday morning, and classes are again cancelled.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Fermilab

Fermilab Preparing For Historic Experiment With Neutrino Beam

Fermilab scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Of New Orleans Trains To Reach New Orleans Again Starting Tuesday

Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Environmentally friendly toilet paper is used in the toilets before the Live Earth concert at the Coca-Cola Dome on July 7, 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Nadine Hutton /Getty Images)

Report: No, Pay Toilets Are Not Coming To High School In Naperville

Indian Prairie School District 204 says despite rumors, students will not really have to pay to go to the bathroom at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Attempted Abduction Suspect

Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Peterson’s Former Neighbor: It’s Time For Justice For Stacy

With the guilty verdict for Drew Peterson this week, a neighbor of the former Bolingbrook police sergeant says it is now time to put all efforts toward solving the case of Peterson’s missing fourth wife, Stacy.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Handcuffs

Report: Couple Left Young Daughter Alone For 6 Hours While Burglarizing Cars

A 22-month-old girl was in the custody of the State of Illinois Friday morning, after police say her parents left her home alone while they burglarized cars in northwest suburban Wheeling.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Bear Sam Hurd’s Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty In Drug Case

A Texas man accused of working with former Chicago Bear Sam Hurd to arrange large purchases of drugs is now facing prison time.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Naperville Offers Big Tax Incentive To Keep Wal-Mart From Leaving

Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Indiana Highway Shooting

Man Shoots Woman’s Car In Indiana Road Rage Incident

Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.

08/24/2012

Road Work Ahead

Major Expansion Project Set To Begin On Route 59 In Western Suburbs

Major construction work on one of the busiest stretches of Chicago area roadways is about to begin.

WBBM Newsradio–08/17/2012

Dr. Nancy Jones

Former Medical Examiner Grants Newspaper Interview In Wake Of Scandal

The former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Drew Peterson, Christopher Vaughn

Expert: Will County Can Handle 2 High-Profile Murder Cases

Will County prosecutors are now taking on two high-profile murder cases at the same time in the same courthouse.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

Illinois State Capitol

State Worker Retirements Surging Amid Pension Reform Talk

With state lawmakers trying to hash out comprehensive pension reform by the end of the year, Illinois state workers are retiring in record numbers to make sure they preserve their existing benefits.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Willis Tower

United Airlines To Move Corporate Headquarters To Willis Tower

United Airlines headquarters will soon be contained within one iconic Chicago address.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

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