John Hultman


New Lenox Gives Tax Incentive For Portillo’s To Open

The far southwest suburb of New Lenox is giving a tax incentive to a new restaurant that officials hope will bring jobs and tax revenue to the city.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012


Police: Guard Tied Up By Robbers In Joliet Was Part Of Heist

Police in Joliet say the tables were turned when the victim of a crime turned out to be part of the problem.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Finalizes Order For 230 Planes From Indonesian Carrier

In the biggest order ever for a Chicago company, Boeing has finalized an order from Indonesian carrier Lion Air for 230 planes.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Famous Mary Todd Lincoln Painting Deemed A Fraud

On the official Illinois holiday honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, word of a famous painting of his First Lady is being called a fraud.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Draft Beer

Report: Old Neighborhood Taverns Vanishing In Chicago

The neighborhood tavern was, for generations, the most familiar gathering spot in any community.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012


Northwest Illinois Men Charged With Shooting Gray Wolves

Two men from northwestern Illinois are charged with misdemeanors, after shooting threatened gray wolves.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

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Lab Project Suspended At U Of C After Researcher Gets Sick

Research has stopped at a lab at the University of Chicago, after a scientist got sick and was hospitalized.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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Report: Starbucks, Caribou Coffee To Open New Chicago Area Locations

Coffee is big business in Chicago and across the country, and at least two companies plan to open more retail outlets in the very near future.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Chicago Public Schools

Hearings Planned On Public School Closings, Consolidations

Public hearings begin this week on plans by the Chicago Public Schools to close and consolidate a number of schools.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America To Hold Job Fair

If you’re looking for a summer job, and amusement parks are up your alley, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Blues Brothers

Blues Brothers Tribute Ruffles Belushi’s Widow

Not everyone is happy about a tribute to the Blues Brothers that’s coming to the Chicago this summer.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Photo Of Red Light Camera Enforcement Sign. (AP Photo)

New Red Light Cameras In DuPage County?

DuPage County Board members are considering new plans for red light cameras.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011

Rosie The Riveter

Woman Who Inspired Rosie The Riveter Dies

An icon of World War II has died at the age of 86.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010

Illinois Death Row

Lawmakers To Debate Abolishing Death Penalty

Illinois legislators are about to begin the debate over whether the death penalty should be done away with for good.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010

Unemployment Line

Hunt For Jobs Goes On For Many

It has been more than a year since the recession officially ended, but for many, the hunt for a job goes on.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2010

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SIUC Wants To Recruit More Female Students

Southern Illinois University is looking for a few good women.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2010


Traditional Toys Still Popular This Year

Santa still has plenty of traditional toys in his sack, alongside all those wished-for video games, iPods, computers and smart phones.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010