Yoko Ono Unveils Sculpture In Japanese Garden At Jackson ParkSky Landing, a sculpture composed of 12 large steel lotus petals, protrudes from the ground of the Garden of the Phoenix, which was once home to the Phoenix Pavilion, built by Japan for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.
As Cubs Reach Greater Heights In Playoffs, So Do Ticket PricesIt's one small step closer to the World Series, one giant leap in ticket prices for Cubs fans.
CPS Parents, Students Pleased As Tentative Deal Averts StrikeChicago Public Schools parents breathed a sigh of relief – and perhaps let out a few sleep-deprived yawns – after the district reached a tentative contract agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union at the 11th hour before a threatened strike Monday night.
Chicago Teachers Reach Tentative Contract Deal With CPSKaren Lewis said she was optimistic, during a media briefing at 10 p.m. Monday, two hours away from a deadline to declare a strike if no deal is reached.
Loop Gets New Bigger Polling Place For Early VotingA former Walgreen’s drug store at 15 W. Washington St. is now home to 140 voting machines.
Racers Reveal Why They Run The Chicago MarathonTo some, it's not just about running another race.
Both Parties Cry Foul In Kankakee ElectionDemocrats and Republicans are trading allegations of vote fraud and voter intimidation in a contentious Illinois House race in Kankakee.
Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Markham Police Searching For AnswersMarkham police shot and killed 36-year-old Donte Jones early Sunday morning.
39th Annual Chicago Marathon By The NumbersWBBM's Nancy Harty talked with Marathon Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski about the Oct. 9 event.
Chicago State University Faculty Asks Rauner To Replace TrusteesThe faculty at Chicago State University has asked Gov. Bruce Rauner to remove all the trustees at the beleaguered South Side school as it faces declining enrollment, major funding shortfalls, and the unexpected ouster of its popular new president.
Van Dyke "Feels Responsible" Other Cops Face Firing Over McDonald ShootingThe attorney for Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke said his client is struggling with feelings of responsibility for his colleagues’ legal troubles, with the Police Department seeking to fire four other officers for allegedly lying about the shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Urban League Kids Hosting Water Drive For FlintAs the number of bottled water drives for Flint has slowed to a drip, the Chicago Urban League is hosting one for the next several weeks.