A street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.
Someone managed to get inside the massive century-old building, and make their way to the top of the eight-floor hospital, where they must have negotiated narrow ledges to paint “Air City” in huge letters.
The ad featuring the line “that old car is worth money” has been running since 1985, but soon will be replaced by eight new commercials submitted to Victory Auto Wreckers’ competition on YouTube.
Clergy and civil rights activists are demanding Chicago police officer Dante Servin be “brought to justice” after his acquittal on a technicality for firing a gun into a crowd and killing Rekia Boyd.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.
A longtime criminal defense attorney said Monday’s acquittal of a Chicago police officer in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed woman appears to be the result of prosecutors giving the officer a break.
First Lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago in June, to give the commencement speech at what would have been Hadiya Pendleton’s graduation ceremony.
A group of people who chase violent weather as a hobby are making donations next week to the tornado victims in Rochelle and Fairdale, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Police in two Indiana towns are sorting out the details of an alleged kidnapping and murder after a young mother’s body was found in a home in Gary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Chicago police shot and killed an 18-year-old man last night, after officers say he pointed a gun at them, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
For nearly a week now, WBBM Newsradio traffic reporter Kris Habermehl has been in the tornado zone near Rockford, serving as a volunteer firefighter.
Video posted on YouTube shows a North Carolina man’s close encounter with one of the powerful tornados that hit Illinois near Rockford last week.
A Chicago cabbie with a weak spot for the disabled has won the city’s Taxicab Driver Excellence Award, which comes with independence for the driver.
An outspoken couple with four kids attending Chicago Public Schools has filed a federal lawsuit, seeking to overturn a district decision banning them from public meetings of the Chicago Board of Education.
More absentee ballots have been counted in five aldermanic races in Chicago that are still too close to call. WBBM’s Mike Krauser has the latest numbers.
Two high-ranking officers with the Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department have been disciplined after the Sheriff says they left a three-year-old child in a car that was towed after a traffic stop, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
– Protestors were picketing Saturday morning outside a Cedar Lake gas station, attempting to get the owners to pay for repairs to their vehicles after a fuel mix-up led to their engines needing thousands of dollars in repairs.
A zoo in Belvidere, Illinois, took a direct hit from one of the two tornadoes that touched down in north central Illinois on Thursday.
Residents of an Illinois community devastated by a tornado in November 2013 were coming together Friday to help the victims of Thursday’s deadly tornado in Fairdale, Illinois.
The Anti-Cruelty Society is modifying the annual event, WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports.