Chicago’s Agricultural High School is getting a new horse barn, thanks to a teacher’s essay and her students’ diligence in stuffing the social media ballot box, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Dr. Amara Enyia, a community activist who was one of the first candidates to announce a bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel has dropped out of the race, and thrown her support behind Ald. Bob Fioretti.
An activist coalition is claiming victory now that the University of Chicago Medical Center plans to expand trauma care up to cover 16-and-17 year-olds.
No longer the tallest building in Chicago, the Auditorium Theatre is now certainly one of the most durable and is celebrating its 125th anniversary Tuesday, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Corporate dollars are hitting the streets for hundreds of young people getting a hand back onto the straight and narrow, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Former Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Friday, after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.
Ald. James Balcer (11th), a Vietnam veteran, joined Ald. Edward Burke (14th) at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday to unveil ceremonial caissons decorated with the American flag, and displaying the insignia of all five military branches.
A study from the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania has found summer job and mentoring programs for disadvantaged youths in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by nearly half over a 16-month period.
Residents of Libertyville and Grayslake will see some daytime fireworks all this week, as North Shore Gas burns off excess propane gas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Police in west suburban Aurora were warning car owners not to leave running cars unattended to warm them up before driving.
A pair of immigrant mothers trying to keep their families together visited the Thompson Center on Monday, hoping for an audience with Gov. Pat Quinn – or, better yet, a pardon for their husbands.
White Styrofoam will get you a big orange sticker now if you put it in your blue cart, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Members of Chicago’s anti-war community are applauding the decision to keep talks going between the U.S. and Iran, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Former U.S. Representative and longtime federal judge Abner Mikva will receive the nation’s highest honor granted to civilians today at a White House ceremony.
Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has inmates breaking down buildings to build themselves new careers, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A century-old dam in west suburban Batavia is either a major attraction or a major nuisance, depending on your source, and its future remains in doubt.
Many in Chicago’s Croatian Community will be celebrating the day before, the day of, and for days afterwards as Blaise Cupich is installed as Archbishop of Chicago, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Over 120 candidates or their aides waited in line with boxes and bales of paper and signatures to get themselves on the City of Chicago ballot next February, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Former Mayor Jane Byrne, the first and only woman to serve as mayor of Chicago, has died. Byrne’s daughter has told family friends her mother died at 10 a.m. at her Chicago home.