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Regine Schlesinger

Overweight

AMA Officially Classifies Obesity As A Disease

The AMA’s move means 90 million Americans who are considered obese now are classified as having a medical condition that requires treatment. It also puts more pressure on insurance companies to cover the costs of treatment for obesity.

06/19/2013

A new movie screen at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park shows the musical "Chicago." (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Millennium Park To Raise Curtain On New Movie Screen

First, Millennium Park had The Bean. Now it also has “the screen.”

06/18/2013

Fans cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Superfan Hasn’t Missed A Game Since 1966

Think you’re the Blackhawks’ most loyal fan? You’ve probably got nothing on a guy from Skokie who’s been to more than 2,100 consecutive home games.

WBBM Newsradio–06/12/2013

Donald McGuire

Attorney: Settlement In Jesuit Priest Sex Abuse Case Proves Coverup

The lawyer for six men who accused a prominent Jesuit priest of sexually abusing them as children, said the approximately $3 million settlement for each victim is a small measure of justice in the case.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2013

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

High School Duo Has Never Missed A Day Of Class

They say no one’s perfect, but one school in the far southwestern suburbs has not just one, but two students who have achieved perfection in one area.

05/21/2013

Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Ridge Cops Working With Non-Profit To Give Funeral For Abandoned Baby

Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2013

Firefighters work to put out a fire in the storeroom of Myron & Phil's, a steakhouse in Lincolnwood, on May 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Breaks Out At Lincolnwood Restaurant Shortly After Founder’s Death

Myron Freedman died Wednesday at the age of 95. A short time later, a fire broke out in the storeroom of Myron & Phil’s, the steakhouse and seafood restaurant he and his brother founded 43 years ago.

WBBM Newsradio–05/08/2013

A semi-tractor trailer drives on the Interstate. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gurnee Woman Travels To D.C. To Push For Tougher Trucking Laws

A suburban woman is using her family’s tragedy to lobby Congress for tougher regulation of the trucking industry.

05/07/2013

Chicago Fire Department

Women Who Failed 2006 Firefighter Test Get A Second Chance

More than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.

05/06/2013

The former home of blues musician Muddy Waters in the North Kenwood neighborhood. (Credit: Matt Cole)

Landmarks Group Releases List Of 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites

Landmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.

WBBM Newsradio–04/30/2013

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Orr: One Vote Really Does Matter In Many Local Elections

If you think your one vote doesn’t matter, just take a look at some of this week’s election results.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2013

Members of the Chicago Metro Chorus performed at City Hall on April 10, 2013, as part of Barbershop Harmony Week in Chicago. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM)

Chicago Celebrates Barbershop Harmony Week

Members of the Chicago Metro Chorus gave a command performance at City Hall in observance of Barbershop Harmony Week.

04/10/2013

Matt Bogusz and his fiancée, Kate, on Election Day in Des Plaines. Bogusz, 26, was elected mayor, the youngest ever in Des Plaines. (Credit: Facebook)

Bogusz Wins Election To Become Youngest Mayor Of Des Plaines

Voters in northwest suburban Des Plaines have elected 26-year-old Matt Gogusz as their next mayor, the youngest person ever to serve in their city’s highest elected position.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

Ballots

Letter Sent To South Suburban Residents Reveals Non-Voters

A letter that went out to some people in the southwest suburbs ahead of today’s elections has sparked outrage from local residents and officials.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013

U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes poses for a picture with his wife and six children, after surprising his kids at a school concert by coming home early from a tour of duty in Kuwait on April 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Soldier Surprises Six Kids With Homecoming During School Concert

U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

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Cross-Dressing Shoplifters In ‘Bad Wigs And Cheap Clothes’ Hit Gold Coast Stores

Some men, dressed as women, have been hitting fancy Gold Coast stores – not to shop, but, to shoplift.

04/03/2013

Rob Komosa (CBS File Photo)

Paralyzed Former High School Football Player Rob Komosa Dies

After a more than 13-year struggle with the complications of paralysis suffered during a high school football practice, a young man from the northwest suburbs has died.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2013

Stuart Grannen (Photo courtesy: Architectural Artifacts)

Largest Architectural Antiques Store In The World Marks 25 Years

For 50 years, Stuart Grannen has traveled the world, looking for unique antiques. “It’s a treasure hunt every single day,” he said.

WBBM Newsradio–03/18/2013

John Quinn, a history teacher at Fenwick High School, has been let go as the school's head basketball coach, but will stay on the faculty. (Credit: Fenwick High School)

Governor Slams Fenwick For Firing His Brother As Basketball Coach

The governor’s brother, John Quinn, will remain on the faculty as a social studies teacher. He’s been at the Catholic high school in Oak Park for more than 30 years, and won a Golden Apple Award in 1992. Both brothers are alums of the school.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Blagojevich Leaves

Blagojevich Approaches First Year Behind Bars

At last report from his attorneys, Blagojevich was about to begin working in the prison library last November, after starting out washing dishes like any other new inmate.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

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