Illinois' Oldest Resident Marks 112th BirthdayEdna Lawler, Illinois’ oldest resident will have a quiet celebration at the Hazel Crest retirement home where she lives. Her daughter, Irma Pestlin, believes her mother’s key to a long and happy life has been moderation in all things, and that goes for her birthday as well.
Chicago Remembers David BowieAmong those remembering David Bowie today - officials at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art which hosted a three-month exhibition on the rock star.
Made In Chicago: Al Bar PlatersFor nearly 80 years, the metalsmiths at Al Bar platers in Wilmette have been creating and restoring silver and other metal pieces for homes around the country, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Illinois Driver's Licenses No Longer Meet Federal Security RequirementsIllinois has been on borrowed time for a decade when it comes to new federal security rules, but it appears time has run out.
City Seeking To Reduce Use Of E-CigarettesChicago city officials are worried about a growing trend that they say could undo the progress they've made in reducing tobacco use.
CTA's Loop Link Bus Service Gets First Weekday TestThe Loop Link along Washington, Madison, Canal and Clinton is aimed at shaving an average of seven-and-a-half minutes of the time of six bus routes.
Shop With A Cop Helping Police Mend Frayed Relationship With PublicThe annual Shop with a Cop event, co-sponsored by the Israel Idonije Foundation, brought together officers with hundreds of children. Former Bears' player Israel Idonije said this year, in the wake of the Laquan McDonald crisis, it was especially important.
Edgewater Couple Seeks To Uplift With Giant Letter To SantaA Chicago couple’s attempt to process their grief about the Sandy Hook school massacre three years ago has become a poignant holiday tradition.
Mother Cleared Of Neglect For Letting Kids Play Outside AloneState officials have backed down after a two-year fight with a single mother accused of neglect for allowing her three boys to play alone at a playground right outside her window.
Items From Kennedy Family's Palm Beach Home Going Up For Auction A Chicago auction house is selling off pieces of Camelot, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Judge Delays Ruling On Release Of Video From Another Fatal Police ShootingA federal judge has given the city more time before he decides whether to release videos of a third fatal police shooting, this one involving the death of a black teenager in 2013.
Mexican Christmas Village A Half Century In MakingA family in Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood on the far South Side is spending today on a Christmas tradition--the painstaking job of assembling an intricate and elaborate nativity village in their living room.