According to a Bank of America survey, 73 percent of Chicago residents sleep with their smartphones, and 30 percent have fallen asleep with their phone in their hand. In addition, 38 percent said it’s the first thing they reach for in the morning, and 58 percent check their phone at least once an hour.
State workers might have to go without paychecks if lawmakers and the governor don’t reach an agreement on the budget in the next couple days. If a budget isn’t approved by the start of the next fiscal year on July 1, the state won’t be able to pay bills, including writing checks to employees.
Earlier this month, Chase Knapp bought a scratch off ticket while out getting pet food and quarters for his fiancée.
When Morris Hospital staff learned a visitor lost everything in this week’s tornadoes, they took action.
A Chicago woman who was among the passengers who spent a night at an airport in Northern Ireland, after their flight was diverted due to a disruptive passenger, was still scratching her head two days later.
The Stanley Cup has been making the rounds again in Chicago, and one Blackhawk is using it to help out some pit bulls, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Dozens of families came out on this Father’s Day to pay their respects to fallen police officers along the lakefront, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
If you’re looking for some cheap entertainment for dad this Father’s Day, there are scores of mini-concerts going on all over Chicago today.
Dozens gathered at an Avondale church on Friday, for the funeral mass for a baby abandoned in a gangway last year.
As Mother Nature continues to dump water on Chicago, outdoor recreational sport leagues may have to go into extra innings to make up their games.
Fresh off Monday night’s victory, the Stanley Cup’s first stop Tuesday was lunch downtown.
United Passengers Spend Night In Unheated Canadian Military Barracks After Chicago To London Flight Diverted
A Wisconsin college student was among United Airline passengers who had to spend a chilly night in Canada after their flight from O’Hare to Heathrow was diverted, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the State Department to help Korean-Americans reunite with their families members still back in North Korea, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The DuPage County Sheriff’s office is investigating a death at a party near Glen Ellyn last night, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
An additional 20 churches will be hosting Chicago Public School students as part of the city’s Safe Haven program.
Chicago businessman Willie Wilson has announced this morning he’s taking on Hillary Clinton and other Democrats in a bid to be president.
Hours after the Blackhawks secured their spot in the Stanley Cup Final, fans were ready to buy some new gear to support their team. WBBM’s Nancy Harty caught up with some at a South Loop sporting goods store.
As her daughter recovers from brain surgery, a young mother makes a plea for those who shot her this weekend, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Jim Frazier said people are too often worried they’ll offend him by asking about his son, Jake, an Illinois Air National Guard member who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2003.
The family is so big that they had to get a limo to take them to and from graduation so they could all ride together with their older brother and mom and dad.