Some parents of young adults with autism were expressing thanks for a local program that has helped their children become more independent.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said she expects the state’s highest court could take up the state’s landmark pension overhaul plan by the end of January, now that a lower court judge has ruled it unconstitutional.
He went from a coma to Soldier Field in six months. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports on a young man who got to participate in Sunday’s Bear’s pregame festivities.
Hundreds of people got into the Thanksgiving spirit Sunday morning on Chicago’s Near West Side by putting together baskets of food for people in need.
For more than 17 years Francis Cardinal George has guided the religious community. Today, marks the last services he’ll do so with that title.
Thousands of people came downtown this chilly November morning to run or walk – and then eat.
One western suburb has moved millions of dollars it had invested with an Oak Brook firm that has been scammed, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A peace summit on the South Side Saturday aimed to stop the violence that’s a persistent problem in Chicago.
About two dozen fans stood outside the Cubby Bear waiting to get a glimpse of Joe Maddon.
A former White Sox player and plastic surgeons at Comer Children’s Hospital are helping some local kids get life-changing procedures today.
State lawmakers who have predicted huge property tax hikes for suburban homeowners under a measure to overhaul funding for public schools have invited the public to provide input on the plan Tuesday night in Arlington Heights.
Police at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were encouraging students to walk in pairs, or take public transit, in the wake of recent attacks on campus.
There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.
Supporters of a non-binding referendum to raise the state’s minimum wage are making a major push in the next two weeks, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The candidates for the tenth congressional district sparred this morning over healthcare, abortion and other issues in a rematch of a very close race two years ago.
Scott Peters, 52, was taken into custody around 5 p.m. near Illinois Route 176 and Smith Road, in unincorporated Crystal Lake, after receiving two separate calls about a suspicious person, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department said.
The Kendall County courthouse will be crowded next month when nearly 50 teens have to appear to face underage drinking charges, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Regardless of who you vote for in the governor’s race, you’re in for higher taxes, according to the head of a good government group, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A new report claims to show that Chicago charter schools are lagging behind their traditional public counterparts, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Priest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago’s North Side Sunday to draw attention to an on-going investigation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.