Secretary Of State Jesse White

People stand on top of debris from a collapsed building at Basantapur Durbar Square watching the destruction following an earthquake on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. (Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images)

Nepal Ambassador Thanks Chicagoans For Support After Deadly Earthquake

Nepal’s ambassador to the United States is in Chicago today, thanking people for supporting his country as is begins the long recovery from last month’s devastating earthquake that killed 9,000, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia (left) gives a thumbs up sign after voting on election day. Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) greets supporters at an election day rally. Garcia forced a runoff election with Emanuel, to be held in April. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel Courts Black Vote At South Side Rally

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was courting votes in the Black community Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


The FBI raided a crematorium in suburban Schiller Park. (Credit: CBS)

Investigation Continues Into Suburban Crematorium, Office

An investigation into the possible illegal selling of human body parts continues after two suburban locations were raided Tuesday.


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Jesse White Says Tougher Instruction Responsible For Drop In Teen Driving Fatalities

Teen deaths have been dropping radically and the Secretary of State says part of that is a new tougher introduction to rules of the road, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


Officials warn that cars that were submerged during Hurricane Sandy, or otherwise suffered water damage in the storm, could end up for sale in the Chicago market. (Credit: CNN)

Waterlogged Cars From Hurricane Sandy Could Make Way To Chicago Market

If you think Hurricane Sandy was a problem only for people on the East Coast, think again.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

Lance Tyson will run as a third-party candidate against indicted Democratic Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith in the 2012 election. (Credit: CBS)

Dems Tap Ex-Stroger Aide To Challenge Indicted State Rep.

Democratic Ward Committeemen in the 10th state House District have picked a onetime aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger to mount a third-party challenge against indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith in November.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Texting While Driving

Downstate High School Honored For Fight Against Texting And Driving

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is saluting some high school students who are getting the message out – about when not to be text messaging.

WBBM Newsradio–08/17/2011

Illinois State Fair

Illinois State Fair Kicks Off In Springfield

The carnival rides, the greasy food and the agriculture exhibits are all ready as the Illinois State Fair opens in Springfield.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy Wins Entrepreneurship Award

Chicago blues Legend Buddy Guy provided some hard-nosed business advice this week as he picked up a lifetime achievement award to go with six Grammys.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011


Excessive Speeding Could Land You In Jail In 2011

If you have a lead foot, you’ll want to ease up on the pedal in 2011. In just a few days, a new Illinois law will crack down on aggressive drivers.



Go To Jail For Excessive Speeding In 2011

If you have a lead foot, you’ll want to ease up on the pedal in 2011. In just a few days, a new Illinois law will crack down on aggressive drivers.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2010