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Animal Hospital Program Offers Kids Hands-On Experience In Pet Care

A Chicago animal hospital is looking for children who’d like to learn more about pet care, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

06/23/2015

Clark Street Sports opened a popup store in the Ogilvie Transportation Center after the Blackhawks returned to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2015, with a chance for their third Stanley Cup in six years. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Blackhawks Gear Selling Like Hotcakes With Team On The Brink Of Another Stanley Cup

As Blackhawks fans prepare for Monday night’s possible Stanley Cup-winning game at the United Center, many were taking advantage of stores that are popping up around town to sell team merchandise.

06/15/2015

Manchester Monarchs captain Vince LoVerde hoists the Calder Cup, after the Monarchs defeated the Utica Comets 4 games to 1 to win the American Hockey League championship. (Source: Chuck LoVerde)

After Son Wins Calder Cup, Beverly Couple Hopes To See Hawks Clinch Stanley Cup In Chicago

If the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup at the United Center Monday night, for one Chicago couple in the stands, it will be their second championship celebration in three days.

06/15/2015

Muirhead Farmhouse (Credit: Muirhead Farmhouse)

Frank Lloyd Wright Farmhouse In Kane County Aims For Landmark Status

A family that owns a Kane County farmhouse, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is pushing for it to be registered as a national landmark.

06/15/2015

Ryan Weber and Paul Schulz. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Made In Chicago: Next Level Sailing

If you’ve always dreamed of sailing in the America’s Cup yacht race, now you can get a taste of it out on Lake Michigan, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger with Made in Chicago.

06/15/2015

Darren Butler (left), David Tate (center) and Fred Leland (right) are charged with a string of thefts from vehicles parked at home improvement stores in Schererville, Indiana. (Credit: Schererville Police)

Three Charged With Stealing Tools From Vehicles Parked At Home Improvement Stores

The thefts began in April. On at least three occasions, men dressed in yellow safety vests to blend in with legitimate construction workers, watched as they went inside, and then broke into unattended vehicles to steal the workers’ tools.

06/04/2015

Crystal Lake South High School Bleachers

Crystal Lake Again Turns Down High School Bleacher Permit Request

It could be back to square one for a high school district in Crystal Lake, after the city council again refused to issue a permit for their two-year-old stadium bleachers.

06/04/2015

The lions outside the Art Institute of Chicago have put on their Blackhawks helmets for the team's return to the Stanley Cup Final. (Credit: CBS)

Art Institute Lions Don Blackhawks Helmets; Field Musuem Dinosaur Won’t Wear Its Sweater

More and more Chicagoans have been wearing their favorite Blackhawks gear as the team has advanced through the playoffs, and the lions outside the Art Institute of Chicago have gotten in on the act.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2015

Blackhawks game at the United Center. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Fan Hasn’t Missed A Home Game Since 1966

Through all the ups and downs over the past 49 years, Bob Gertenrich has been in his seat for every Blackhawks home game since 1966. Gertenrich, 68, said he’s pretty sure he holds the record, having attended every home game since he was 19.

06/03/2015

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Safety Advocates Concerned About Rise In Train Deaths

Operation Lifesaver is trying to get out the message: you need to pay attention at train crossings.

06/03/2015

The Chicago Blackhawks salute the crowd after defeating the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 in Game Six of the Western Conference Final .(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Economist Says Blackhawks’ Success Having Negligible Effect On Chicago’s Economy

Fans are celebrating the Blackhawks’ third trip to the Stanley Cup Final in six years, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports a sports economist says the team’s success isn’t having any effect on Chicago’s economy.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Area Gas Prices Inch Past $3 Per Gallon

For the first time this year, the average price of gas in the Chicago area has climbed to more than $3 per gallon.

05/20/2015

The group demonstrated outside McCormick Place, which where the Natiional Restaurant Association show is taking place. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Small Group Of Workers Demonstrate Outside Restaurant Association Show

The demonstrators say the National Restaurant Association has been lobbying for years to thwart their efforts to organize and press for higher pay and benefits.

05/18/2015

Members of Jersey Boys perform during a post-state dinner reception for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe April 28, 2015 in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC. The Japanese Prime Minister and his wife are on an official visit to Washington.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

“Jersey Boys” Back In Chicago

It’s a play that hangs on, and draws audiences no matter how often it’s produced. “Jersey Boys” is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, their rise to fame and fortune, their fall, and their struggle back.

05/14/2015

The video features Elijah Wilborn dealing with distractions, which come in the form of his friends wearing T-shirts. (Source: Youtube)

Mt. Carmel Student Wins National Safe Driving Video Contest

A teenager from Chicago is the winner of a nationwide video contest, aimed at promoting safe driving among teens, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

05/11/2015

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of attempting to sexually assault a woman on a North Side Red Line train early Sunday. (Credit: Chicago Police)

CTA Red Line Assault Suspect Arrested

Police have a suspect in custody following an attempted sexual assault on the CTA Red Line.

05/11/2015

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Principal Agrees Students Aren’t Being Saved By The Bell

Huntley High School sophomore Kyle Ockerlund thought the new bell that ran in the middle of his AP chemistry class was disruptive, so he designed an experiment.

05/07/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner presents his budget address to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield, Illinois, on Feb. 18, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Civic Federation: Many Of Rauner’s Proposed Cuts Not “Achievable Or Prudent”

A respected budget watchdog group has come out with a sharply critical analysis of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s fiscal plan for Illinois.

05/07/2015

(Credit: Studio 10 Naperville Facebook)

Naperville Beauty Salon To Provide Free Service To Cancer Patients Once A Month

A beauty salon in the western suburbs cuts the ribbon tonight on a new program to help cancer patients look and feel their best, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

05/04/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner (CBS)

Rauner Thrilled Obama Library, Lucas Museum Are Coming To Chicago

Governor Bruce Rauner says he’s doing his part to bring the Obama Library and the George Lucas Museum to Chicago, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

05/04/2015

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