Over the years, College of Lake County sociologists John and Maria Tenuto have been doing a scholarly study of all things “Star Trek.”
Ron Bliwas partnered with another Shoah Foundation veteran, videographer Dan Gelfond and they formed the company, Personal History Interviews.
The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.
Volunteers in Plainfield are getting ready for what amounts to a huge garage sale, but WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports it’s one where everything is free for the taking.
The gaping hole, blamed on this summer’s heavy rains, stretched the entire width of Diamond Lake Road at Indian Creek Road. The pavement collapsed Friday, leaving the road impassable.
Far west suburban Sycamore is one of the few places left where a penny still buys you a legal parking space, but Sycamore Police parking enforcement officer Giovanni Serra said it’s getting harder to maintain their penny parking meters.
The iconic Marina City complex on the north edge of the Chicago River could soon become an official city landmark, after preservationists lost a battle to save another building designed by the same architect.
Owner Jack Koretas says he’s reluctantly calling it quits. “I just hate to think of retiring,” he said. Koretas said he’s loved running his namesake diner, but at age 87, he’s ready to retire
A Chicago animal hospital is looking for children who’d like to learn more about pet care, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
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.
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.
A family that owns a Kane County farmhouse, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is pushing for it to be registered as a national landmark.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Operation Lifesaver is trying to get out the message: you need to pay attention at train crossings.
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.
For the first time this year, the average price of gas in the Chicago area has climbed to more than $3 per gallon.