An unidentified man armed with a “non-firearm” weapon entered the hospital and threatened a visitor. The hospital was locked down and staff called police, who began a search of the hospital.
Inside one of four warehouses in Hillside, artisans are busy etching, plotting and creating granite headstones. Each letter, each design is someone’s legacy, a family’s closure.
Myrah Felters was a cheerleader, dancer and track star when she started experiencing severe headaches. Soon after, doctors found a tumor in her cerebellum.
When pitcher Kerry Wood retired a Cub, he knew he wanted to stay in Chicago and give back.
12-year-old 7th grader Elijah Jackson from Elgin is a happy and active kid but his mother Elise said it wasn’t always that way.
Park patrons in the West Loop are calling on police to ticket irresponsible dog owners who leave dog droppings behind, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
The suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old man facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants says the group is “brainwashing” youths via social media. And she declared, “Leave our children alone!”
This week’s extreme cold has prompted an emergency hearing to force landlords to restore heat to apartment buildings across the city.
12-year old Matthew Jazwinski is a 7th grader at Cary Junior High School. He’s also a cardiac patient at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Brookfield Zoo’s three resident polar bears, six bison and two snow leopards are used to this kind of weather but Spokesman Bill Zeigler says they make sure the animals have indoor and outdoor access during severe cold.
That gas station on the corner that’s been selling gas under $2 is suddenly up by 10-15 cents today.
Tommy Hahn was just a teenager in Milwaukee when he first met rocker Dee Snider.
Angela Grovey graduated from Roosevelt University with a degree in musical theatre.
Feeling frustrated about a lost Bears season? A holiday parody may able to help and now it’s gone viral, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
The meeting is part of an effort launched by President Barack Obama after clashes between protesters and police across the nation.
(CBS) — It’s been a neighborhood bakery in Jefferson Park for more than a 100 years. For the last 16 years, Dobra Bielinski and her family have carried on the Polish tradition. “Our customers are […]
Marchers chanted: “This is what democracy looks like.”
Black Friday usually means lots of deals on toys, clothes and electronics, but one suburban car dealer is enticing shoppers with the potential to get a free car.
With more people expected to be driving this Thanksgiving weekend than last year, Illinois State Police will be watching even more closely for drunken and distracted drivers.
Kayla Harrison was the first American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Judo. She’s also a sexual abuse survivor. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.