Unlike his predecessor, Gov. Bruce Rauner isn’t slamming the door on a proposed casino for Chicago. At the same time, Rauner has reservations about expanding casino gaming in Illinois.
For decades, the non-profit Merit School of Music in the West Loop has been training the most promising musical prodigies in the city.
Corey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
For nearly two months, students at Maria Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy, 2850 W. 24th Blvd., have been eating cold lunches in their classrooms, after mice and roaches were discovered throughout the school’s kitchen facilities.
Northwestern University School of Law has launched a new program to ease the burden of student debt for graduates who can’t afford to pay off their loans.
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.