An unusually cool start to the summer season has been hampering attendance at some local swimming pools.
Singer Tim McGraw stopped by as part of Operation Homefront, a program that awards mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and members of the armed forces.
Clinton Shepherd hopes to get into the Guinness World Records book by riding the Ferris Wheel for two days. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.
More than a day after many city streets were flooded from heavy rain, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made his first tour of the Albany Park neighborhood, the area hardest hit in Chicago.
One day after a group of clergy came together to support same-sex marriage in Illinois, Cardinal Francis George and 10 other Chicago area religious leaders spoke out against the legalization of gay marriage.
Every spring, Linda Estrada with the Animal Welfare League says the agency starts seeing rabbits and chicks — Easter animals that people realize they just cannot take care of.
For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.
Sean O’Brien says he’s humbled by the honor and surprised by all the hype.
It’s a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.
Last Friday, the theater debuted it’s new digital equipment and new sound system.
Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Powerball fever has been sweeping the nation, as the record jackpot climbed to $550 million on Wednesday.
As negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, and customers have been rushing to local stores to grab their favorite fatty, sugary snacks before they’re gone.
An attorney for two local food truck owners said they plan to file a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, arguing a new food truck ordinance unfairly restricts where they may operate.
It’s been said that Chicago is one of America’s most haunted cities.
Can Highwood carve more than 30,919 pumpkins?
A group of Lincoln Park business owners is calling on state lawmakers to take a second look at a controversial 30-year old city tax levied on thousands of restaurants in and near downtown.
A suburban drive-in theater is trying to keep up with the times through fundraisers. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.
A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.
- Man Charged With Sex Trafficking For Second Time In Cook CountyA man previously convicted of sex trafficking in Cook County has been charged again, this time for allegedly kidnapping a Minnesota woman and bringing her to Chicago to work in the sex trade.201
- Body Found In Lake Is Missing U Of C StudentAuthorities have confirmed the body found in Lake Michigan early Wednesday belonged to a University of Chicago student who has been missing for a week.692
- Lewis Points Finger At ‘Rich White People’ For School ProblemsA day before the first set of school closings was set to begin, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had some harsh words about how the Chicago Public Schools are funded and managed, blaming much of the district’s problems on racism.5989
- Man Shot To Death In South Suburban HomewoodNineteen-year-old Homewood resident Henry Kormoi died from at least one gunshot wound he suffered near home in the 1100 block of 187th Street.112
- State Discontinues Healthcare Funding For Disabled Stroke VictimUnconscionable. That's what a doctor calls a state decision to cut care funding for a patient.311
- Teen Says He Got E. Coli From Burrito At Lombard RestaurantA local teen says he got sick because of a burrito he ate from a local restaurant that's now the focus of an e coli outbreak.158
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