Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Hush Money CaseCalling former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert a "serial child molester," a federal judge has sentenced him to 15 months in prison for trying to skirt banking regulations to conceal hush money payments intended to cover up sex abuse allegations from the time he was a high school wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville decades ago.
Hastert Accuser Files Lawsuit Over $1.8 Million In Unpaid Hush MoneyAn individual at the center of the Dennis Hastert hush money case is suing the former U.S. House speaker for breach of contract.
City Marks Milestone For Chicago Microlending InstituteA city-run lending program for small businesses in Chicago is celebrating a milestone: it has made 250 loans.
Two Charged In Connection With Indiana Woman's DeathTwo people are charged in connection to the death of a young woman whose body was found in an abandoned Gary home last week.
Weeks After Fire, Tenants Of West Side Building Still Can't Return To ApartmentsThree weeks after a fatal fire in their West Side apartment building some tenants are still trying to get back into their units, reports WBBM'S Nancy Harty.
Robotic Future Of Room Service Is Nearly HereBotlr the butler robot can bring towels, bottled water or a new toothbrush to your hotel room. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Health Experts Recommend Dealing With Tax-Related Stress By Tackling Problem Head OnIf you're stressing out because there are only a few hours left to file your federal income tax returns, there are a couple of things you can do about it.
Tax Watchdog: Delaying Lawmaker Paychecks Could Lead To State Budget DealCould the state's budget stalemate finally end after ten months? The head of a non-partisan government research group is feeling optimistic about a move to make lawmakers feel some of the financial pain, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
After Teen Daughter's Death, Elmhurst Mom Pushing For Law Encouraging Police Officers To Carry EpiPensAn Elmhurst mother who lost her daughter to a severe allergic reaction hopes to save lives by getting police officers and others to carry EpiPens, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
State Comptroller: Lawmakers Will Have To Wait For Paychecks Illinois lawmakers may soon have a new appreciation for what the state's budget stalemate,now in its tenth month, is doing to its vendors. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports the comptroller will make them wait for their paychecks.
Naperville Considering Ban On Possessing Powdered AlcoholThe city of Naperville is trying to get ahead of a potential problem by banning powdered alcohol.
NW Suburban High School Students Helping Build Home For Marine Who Lost His Legs In Afghanistan A Marine who lost both legs in Afghanistan is getting a new home, thanks in large part to students from the northwest suburbs.