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Robbers Swipe Bags Of Jewelry From Woman In Glenview

A woman was slightly hurt this morning in a motel parking lot, as three robbers got away with bags of jewelry.

07/31/2015

Close up of bees on Jackson Street bridge. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Relax! Loop Honeybee Cluster Is Just A Non-Aggressive Royal Escort

These clumping critters are minding their own beeswax, WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

07/30/2015

Blue Frog's Local 22 owner John Reed and his wife Kelly stand in front of their bar, where sidewalk seating has been blocked by scaffolding erected by the condominium association that shares the building. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

River North Bar Plans To Continue Lawsuit Against Condo Owners Saying Scaffolding Hurt Business

The owner of a bar and restaurant in River North is going ahead with a lawsuit against his upstairs neighbors, even though scaffolding the neighbors put up several months ago is now down.

07/29/2015

Rasheed Martin. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Rasheed Martin Denied Bail In Murder Of Seven-Year-Old Amari Brown

Martin, 20, was arrested in northern Wisconsin and extradited to Cook County.

07/29/2015

Abortion opponent Brother Nathan Ford. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Anti-Abortion Demonstrators Rally Outside Downtown Planned Parenthood Offices

About 125 anti-abortion demonstrators rallied on Michigan Avenue at noon in front of the offices of Planned Parenthood.

07/28/2015

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Cosby Accuser Recounts Alleged Chicago Attack From 1979

It was at Chicago’s Whitehall Hotel, where then-Playboy Bunny manager PJ Masten was supposed to meet the superstar comedian.

07/27/2015

John Trout.  (Credit Fremd HS Class of '75.)

Fremd Alumni Start Scholarship Fund To Honor Bullied Classmate

The alumni from Palatine’s Fremd High School, Class of ’75, have started a scholarship fund to honor a classmate who was bullied 40 years ago.

07/27/2015

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Kane County Coroner Launches Review Of Past Cases

Bob Russell has been under fire for his office’s spending.

07/24/2015

Heriberto Godinez Jr.  (Family provided photo.)

Attorney For Family Of Man Who Died In Chicago Police Custody Believes Cops Killed Him

It was Monday when 24-year-old Heriberto Godinez died in police custody and this afternoon the lawyer for Godinez’s family says he thinks Chicago Police killed him.

07/22/2015

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Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies Find Raw Sewage, Graffiti After Eviction At Batavia Home

Sheriff’s deputies are accustomed to finding homes in all sorts of shape after people are evicted, but they say one Batavia home topped them all.

07/21/2015

The turtle is most likely in search of a mate. (Credit: Emmylou Studier)

Blanding’s Turtle Missing From DeKalb Forest Preserve

It may be the last of its kind in DeKalb County: a turtle that’s classified as threatened in Illinois is missing from a DeKalb forest preserve.

07/20/2015

Sandra Bland (Source: Facebook)

Texas Sheriff: Jail Should Have Checked On Chicago-Area Woman In Her Final Moments

Waller County Sheriff R. Glenn Smith says he understands why Sandra Bland’s family wants answers, but added he thinks an investigation will bolster the initial determination the woman committed suicide.

07/17/2015

Grace Brannon (Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners)

Man Collapses At Veterinarian’s Office While Visiting Sick Dog, Is Revived By Staff

The 59-year-old pet owner was visiting his 12-year-old golden retriever at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Northfield when he collapsed and lost his pulse.

07/16/2015

Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Naperville Woman’s Family Hires Attorney To Investigate Her Death In Texas Jail Cell

Relatives of a Naperville woman who died in a Texas jail cell said it’s “unfathomable” that she committed suicide, as authorities have said, and they’ve hired an attorney to get answers.

07/16/2015

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Chicago Fire Department Shows Off New eDRAULIC Jaws Of Life

The Chicago Fire Department is showing off its new “Jaws of Life” – which officials say are lighter, more versatile and more powerful than what they’ve been using, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

07/16/2015

Sandra Bland (Source: Facebook)

Naperville Woman’s Family Questions Official Account Of Her Death In Texas Jail Cell

Sandra Bland was arrested near Houston on Friday, and the Waller County Sheriff’s Office said she was found unresponsive in her cell Monday morning, and was later pronounced dead of apparent “self-inflicted asphyxiation.”

07/16/2015

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20 Years Ago Today, Deadly Heat Wave Gripped Chicago

Twenty years ago today, Chicago was in the middle of a heat wave that killed more than 730 people over five days.

07/15/2015

Daniel Wehr. (Credit: Des Plaines Police)

United Airlines Worker Charged In Des Plaines fatal Hit-And-Run

Des Plaines Police say 54-year-old Daniel Wehr of Morton Grove was driving a large SUV that belongs to United Airlines last night.

07/14/2015

Rori Scheffler, owner of Transformations; Olivia Connors; Soto Petropoulos at the Arlington Heights store. (Credit: Steve Miller(

Members Of Chicago Area Transgender Community Happy For Caitlyn Jenner, But Say Others Deserve Award For Courage

Caitlyn Jenner is getting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs tomorrow night.

07/14/2015

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Family Of Fallen Soldier Battled Pentagon To Have Remains Returned To Chicago

For decades, Bud Kelder’s remains were officially unidentified. He’s finally coming home, after a legal fight.

07/09/2015

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