Sample of a gender-neutral restroom sign. (Credit:

Northwestern Getting Two New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.


Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Website Ranks Wrigley Field As MLB’s Dirtiest Ballpark

A new Web site has honored Wrigley Field with the dubious distinction of number one – among sports fans who fail to wash their hands after going number one.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Ally Bain, 21, helped push for "Ally's Law," legislation requiring stores in Illinois to provide restrooms for people with medical emergencies. She suffers from Crohn's disease, which can make her need to use the restroom almost without a moment's notice. (Credit: Facebook)

Vernon Hills Teen’s Disease Spurs Her Activism

A 21-year old Vernon Hills woman was recently honored for her work on behalf of people like her, who suffer a painful and potentially embarrassing disease.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Field Museum

Field Museum Nominated For Best Bathroom

The Field Museum is making headlines again, and this time it’s not the world-class exhibitions or extensive research drawing attention.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Teens Charged With Setting Fires At S. Elgin High

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with setting fires in the restroom at a South Elgin high school.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

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Ads Coming To O’Hare Restroom Mirrors

If you thought advertisers had thought of just about every place they could to get their messages out, think again.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011