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.
Nik Wallenda says he’s happy his tightrope walk isn’t for a couple of days, given Friday’s blast of winter-like weather.
The iconic Wrigley Building, the Indian Boundary Field House in Rogers Park, and the Fortnightly Club of Chicago will be honored for their architectural significance to the city this weekend.
Trailers and generators line the Dearborn Street Bridge as crews prepare for Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk on Sunday night.
Tucked away inside a small store front in Clarendon Hills is a place Willy Wonka could be proud of.
Racks and racks of designer clothes, shoes and accessories are for sale at low prices this weekend as part of Catholic Charities’ Encore event.
The Twisted Sister frontman says his “Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” is a sort of “Wonderful Life” show that mixes Christmas with rock and roll.
Riley’s Trick shop in Palos Hills has been making people laugh for decades.
Cintas Corp. has named the Michigan Avenue store as having one of “America’s Best Restrooms,” among 10 finalists.
Obstetricians and hospitals across Illinois were expecting a bit of a baby boom in the next couple months, all thanks to the infamous polar vortex this past winter.
What does music look like to those who cannot hear it? So-called “performance interpreters” from Austin-based LotuSign will be on hand at Lollapalooza this weekend to help the deaf and hard-of-hearing experience the many concerts going on over the next three days.
The latest recipients for the four-year college scholarships were selected from 300 applicants across the state.
Tucked away inside the Bank of America Building in the Loop financial district is a place to let off a little steam and get a little exercise at the same time.
It’s mid morning at the Globe Pub and all eyes are to the TV screens as Mexico plays Cameroon.
How much do you know about pizza? And where are the best places to get it? A new website that launches next week is devoted to all things Chicago pizza.
The event, dubbed the Bronzeville Bike Builder, takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 244 East Pershing Road.
City officials are giving you a new reason to visit the often forgotten stretch of Michigan Avenue.
Major movie chains made the switch more than a year ago. The conversion has been much more difficult for small, independent theaters such as the Wilmette Theatre.
Several teams from the U.S. and around the world are transforming 10-foot blocks of snow into creations of art. WBBM’s Lisa Fielding reports.
WBBM’s Lisa Fielding talks with a couple of the specially trained navigators.