City Council To Consider Making Tampons Exempt From Sales Tax The Chicago City Council will debate whether to add tampons to the list of items not subject to local sales tax, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
City Council Passes Watered-Down Ordinance Giving IG Oversight Of Aldermen The Chicago City Council has approved a watered-down ordinance regarding oversight of aldermen by an inspector general, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Chicago State University Students Rally In Loop To Protest Possible ShutdownTwo weeks after they shut down part of the Dan Ryan Expressway to protest the possible closing of their school amid the state budget impasse, students from Chicago State University took their protest to the governor’s office downtown.
Wheaton College, Professor Parting Ways After Comments On IslamThe Wheaton College professor who sparked controversy with comments about Christians and Muslims worshipping the same God is leaving the school, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Man Fatally Struck By Car After Falling In Street From Fight In River NorthA fight on a River North sidewalk early Sunday morning spilled into the street and left one man dead.
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.