Volo Auto Museum director Brian Grams stumbled across Elvis Presley’s custom-made pink and white Cadillac station wagon while doing a Google search that led him to a classified ad.
The top Illinois Democrat in Congress applauded President Barack Obama’s plan to begin normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba, and end 50 years of isolation. “After 55 years of embargo and exclusion to put an end to the Castros and communism, they’re still there. We should try a new approach,” said U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.
Northern Illinois University spokesman Paul Palian said the school wanted to create a more accessible route across the main drag on campus, Lucinda Avenue. So it’s demolishing Douglas Hall, which was named for Abraham Lincoln political rival Stephen A. Douglas.
It’s been another gloomy day in Chicago and the weather is affecting peoples’ moods.
Two more suspects were in custody Monday morning in the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was killed while protecting his brother from muggers this weekend. Sources said charges were likely Monday afternoon.
WBBMs’ Regine Schlesinger with Made In Chicago reports on a new product, aimed at germophobes.
Homelessness and hunger rose slightly in Chicago in 2013, according to an annual survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Chicago was one of 25 cities surveyed about demand for emergency services.
The 25th annual survey by United Health Foundation, finds Illinois’ ranking unchanged from last year, but the Foundation’s Rhonda Randall said what’s troubling is physical activity among Illinoisans dropped 8 percent over the past year.
Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a brash pioneer for women in Illinois politics, died early Wednesday, less than a day after suffering a stroke
The Better Business Bureau is out with a warning of what it calls, “The Twelve Scams of Christmas.”
Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax.
Child safety advocates said they’ve seen progress in recent years, but there’s still “Trouble in Toyland” this holiday season.
Every two years, the Chicago Women Charity Players put on a production as a fundraiser, designating the proceeds for a different charity each time. On Sunday night, they staged a production of “The Music Man.” After the play, someone stole a lockbox with $2,000 in cash, along with checks and credit card receipts.
A new study presented at a medical conference in Chicago today raises questions about how safe it is for teenagers to play high school football, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Motorists will continue to enjoy the lower prices at the gas pump.
It’s crunch time for the experts who staff the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, reports from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Investigators have not yet determined what caused a stable fire that killed 32 horses near north suburban Woodstock, but they said they know where it started.
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.
Cross released a statement Wednesday saying he called and congratulated Frerichs, a state senator from Champaign.
The son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy was in Chicago Thursday for an all-day conference on the topic of how we treat — or in many cases, fail to treat — mental illness.