Uber Teams With Anti-Cruelty Society To Deliver Puppies On DemandSome lucky office workers around Chicago today enjoyed a special treat as Uber delivered puppies on demand for a little playtime.
CTU Closes $725,000 Account At Bank Of America To Protest CPS Debt SwapsThe battle between the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools headed to a new front on Wednesday, as the union told a big bank it is taking its business elsewhere.
Local Leaders Nominate Emanuel AME Church In South Carolina For Nobel Peace PrizeA group of local politicians have nominated the Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina for the Nobel Peace Prize, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Gas Prices Could Soon Go Back UpWith gas prices at lows we haven’t seen in seven years, one analyst said drivers should buy now, because prices are likely to go back up soon.
Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Man In Response To Calls Of Home InvasionChicago Police shot and killed a man early Sunday morning in West Englewood after they say he fired at them, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.
"Battle Of Vincennes" To Go On At Morgan Park H.S. After Two-Week DelayIt will be a packed house Thursday afternoon for the "Battle of Vincennes" at Morgan Park High school as the Mustangs take on the Simeon Wolverines, after a two-week delay over where the game would be played.
Panel Suggests New Start Times For Barrington SchoolsBarrington Community Unit School District 220 has consulted with sleep experts, sent out questionnaires to parents, and held dozens of meetings about the potential schedule change.
Berwyn Parents Opposing Plan To Close Two Elementary SchoolsBerwyn South School District 100 is weighing closing Piper and Hiawatha elementary schools as a way to dig out from a $2 million deficit.
Crimes On CTA Down Significantly In 2015Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA officials have announced a significant drop in crime for commuters last year.
Compromise In The Works For Crystal Lake South BleachersTensions between Crystal Lake South High School and neighboring homeowners have eased after the school’s massive bleachers came down, and both sides appeared to be on the same page when a revised bleacher plan went before the local zoning commission on Wednesday.
Emanuel Discusses Police-Community Relations At Mayors ConferenceEmanuel he says he's not hiding from the controversy over policing in Chicago.