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Harry Potter Books Nearly All Checked Out At St. Charles Library

The youth section of the St. Charles Library has been cleaned out of Harry Potter books, at least temporarily.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2011

Tom Felton, a member of the "Harry Potter" cast, is in the Chicago area this weekend. (WBBM/Michele Fiore)

‘Harry Potter’ Co-Star Conjures Up Crowds In Woodridge

Think Harry Potter mania has run its course? Think again, WBBM’s Michele Fiore reports.


Emerson Spartz's website, MuggleNet, helped spark his Internet career. (Image from MuggleNet.Com)

Chicago Man Inspired By Harry Potter Conjures Up Career

Chicago entrepreneur Emerson Spartz, a fan of the Harry Potter books and movies, credits the series with inspiring his career of web publishing.


These were some of the Harry Potter fans who lined up in Chicago to catch a late-show premier of the final film in the series. (CBS)

Local Fans Flock To Theaters For Last ‘Harry Potter’ Movie

Harry Potter fans in Chicago and across the country began flocking to theaters for a bittersweet event – watching the final installment in the 10-year-old film series.

WBBM Newsradio–07/14/2011

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. There's really nothing else left to say about it, except: Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

‘Harry Potter’ Fans Rush For Advance Tickets

As Harry Potter fans look forward to a bittersweet trip to theaters later this week, they’re not taking any chances.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2011

The 2 Teachers

CBS 2 School: Medicinal Potter

In our days of uncertainty going to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows might be just what the doctor ordered.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Orlando Resort via Getty Images)

Could Harry Potter Return?

CHICAGO (AP) – Could Harry Potter return to work more magic? J.K. Rowling is leaving open the possibility. She told Oprah Winfrey in a taped interview airing Friday that she may someday write another novel […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010