Even On The North Side, Cardinals Fans Have A Playoff HavenCardinals fans – and maybe a few White Sox fans – eager to watch Friday’s Cubs-Cardinals playoff game in a sea of red in Chicago have an option. An Old Town bar is getting ready for Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
Cameras, Microchips, Sensors Help Ensure Safety At Chicago MarathonHow do you plan for 45,000 runners and 1.7 million spectators at Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon? It starts months in advance, with the help of lots of people and technology.
Physicists' Nobel Prize For Neutrino Research A Big Boost For Counterparts At FermilabScientists at Fermilab on Tuesday were celebrating the Nobel Prize awarded to two physicists for their work on neutrinos, subatomic particles which are notoriously difficult to study.
White Officer Files Racial Discrimination Suit After Being Passed Over For University Park Police Chief JobA white police officer who has been passed over for chief of police in University Park is suing the village for racial discrimination, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Bronzeville Residents Want To Build Monument To Ida B. WellsActivists hoping to erect a monument to civil rights pioneer and suffragette Ida B. Wells have raised more than $2,400 through a crowdfuding effort, hoping to build a statue at the former public housing site that once bore her name.
Ed Debevic's Closes River North Diner, To Reopen At New Site In SpringThe 1950s-style diner has been a staple for Chicago tourists, who get a kick out of the servers' snarky comments as they serve up burgers, fries, and milkshakes.
Chicago Church-Goers Bring Pets Along For Annual BlessingThere was some wagging and barking and maybe even some drooling at some local church services today.
Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man After Domestic DisputeChicago police shot and killed a man this morning after he alleged attacked a woman in North Lawndale, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Suburban Priest Removed From Church For ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With A ManA priest has been removed from a northwest suburban church because of his “inappropriate relationship with an adult man.”
Thousands Of Chicago Marathon Runners Are Raising Millions For CharityTen thousand of the 45,000 runners registered for the marathon are charity runners, raising funds for 190 causes across the city, state and globe. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Prisoners’ Rights Group Hopes New IDOC Director Tackles Overcrowding, Treatment Of Mentally IllThe head of a prisoners’ rights group weighs in on the revolving door at the Illinois Department of Corrections, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
SNAP President Says 'Lofty Words' From Pope Francis On Priest Sex Abuse Not Enough