Chicago woman whose son survived the earthquake and avalanche in Nepal, says she can’t wait for him to come home, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports it looks as though that could take some time.
Leaders of Chicago’s Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,500 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Hoping to lift any possible legal hurdles to building either Barack Obama’s presidential library or filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum on park property, Illinois lawmakers swiftly approved legislation to make sure the Emanuel administration has the authority critics claim it lacks.
A suburban fire chief says investigators are still working to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire that destroyed a Barrington Hills mansion over the weekend, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.
The smells of rain and fresh grass aren’t the only signs of spring. The strong aroma of skunk is frequently in the air.
The battle over the bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School raged on Wednesday night, nearly two years after they were built.
Months before the United States entered the war, Joe Hoppe enlisted in the Navy. He was inspired by seeing newsreels of the Nazi blitz of London.
He didn’t support her eight years ago against Barack Obama but, now Illinois’ senior senator is offering a glowing assessment of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for president, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
The Kankakee County State’s Attorney’s office was reviewing mountains of evidence, as authorities try to piece together exactly how a convicted killer escaped the county jail, and made it to Chicago before he was captured.
The Chicago Cubs apologized to fans Monday morning, after extremely long lines for restrooms on Opening Night left many people venting their frustrations on social media.
Four Illinois lawmakers came to a unique Chicago childcare center Monday to attack Governor Rauner’s proposed 2016 budget. WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger was there.
Rachael Wrobel, 25, is coming to Chicago from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to run the 8K course downtown, despite suffering a rare congenital skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa, or EB, which causes the skin to shear off or blister at the slightest touch.
The village of Glen Ellyn holds an informational meeting Thursday night to talk about a proposed requirement for all the buildings in its downtown business district, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Chicago is known as the home of the blues. It’s less well known as the birthplace of another kind of music. A proposed movie aims to tell the story of house music.
We’re now getting a look at everything that Oprah plans to sell at auction next month, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
A new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has revealed Chicago police are among the nation’s leaders in the use of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” practice, leading even New York.
Talk about a career change, Heather Johnston says she made quite a leap from medicine to chocolates.
Nearly six years after losing their dog – and moving to a new town – a Homewood family has been reunited with their pet, thanks to its microchip ID tag.
U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang also ordered former state Rep. Keith Farnham to begin serving that prison term in two months, denying his attorneys request to allow him to stay on house arrest and die at home.