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In this photo illustration, a bottle containing a measles vaccine is seen at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. A recent outbreak of measles has some doctors encouraging vaccination as the best way to prevent measles and its spread. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Visitors To Long Grove Menards Might Have Been Exposed To Measles

Fearing exposure to measles for potentially hundreds of people at a Menards store in north suburban Long Grove, the Lake County health department is setting up clinics to give out free measles shots for people who haven’t received the vaccine.

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Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Criminal Charges Won’t Be Filed In Death Of SIU Student Pravin Varughese

A Morton Grove woman whose 19-year-old son died a year ago in Carbondale says the state’s attorney has decided not to bring criminal charges against anyone.

02/25/2015

Faith Du Bois was charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon after security screeners found a loaded handgun in her carry-on baggage at Midway International Airport on Feb. 22. 2015 (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suburban Woman Arrested At Midway After TSA Screeners Find Gun In Bag

A 58-year-old Lemont woman has been arrested after she was stopped at Midway Airport’s security yesterday – accused of having a gun in her carry-on.

02/23/2015

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Parents Of NIU Student Who Died At Frat Party Continuing Court Fight

Another court date Monday in the criminal case against more than 20 young men accused in the death of a 19-year-old NIU freshman fraternity pledge, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

02/23/2015

Lanialoha is Hawaiian and spends a great deal of time there, but she was born in Ravenswood, (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Ukulele Instructor Lanialoha

In the depth of the winter cold, think of Hawaii, and warmth and the spirit of aloha.

02/23/2015

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Man In Custody After Ambulance Stolen From Hospital In New Lenox

A man from Manhattan, Illinois, is in police custody this morning after an ambulance was stolen from a southwest suburban hospital.

02/22/2015

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Felony Franks Reopening In Oak Park

Felony Franks, the hot dog restaurant that hires only ex-offenders is reopening today after closing down almost three years ago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

02/19/2015

Stephen Thompson. (Credit: Hammond Police)

Coroner Looking To Find Family Of Man Killed In Hammond Hit-And-Run

Hammond Police and the Lake County Coroner are looking for the family of a 58-year-old man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash two weekends ago.

02/17/2015

Alstory Simon leaves prison.

Freed Inmate Sues Northwestern, Others For $40M For Coercing False Confession

A 64-year-old man who was freed from prison last year, after prosecutors dropped charges in a 1982 double murder case, has filed a $40 million lawsuit against Northwestern University, accusing a former professor and his team of railroading him into a false confession.

02/17/2015

Purdue University graduate student Max Fagin at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. (Credit: Facebook)

Purdue Grad Student Hoping For One-Way Ticket To Mars

A couple hundred thousand people applied for the Netherlands-based Mars One project, and now there are only about 660. By Monday, there will only be about 200 still in the running for the plan to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.

02/13/2015

Alexis Minkler. (Credit: Alexis Minkler)

Surgery Performed At Birth A Source Of Grief For Woman Born Intersex

WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and faced a lifetime of grief.

02/13/2015

Alex McCorry. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Man Born Intersex Wishes Irreversible Surgery Hadn’t Been Performed At Birth

WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and have faced a lifetime of grief.

02/12/2015

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Disbarred Attorney Gets Nearly 6 Years For $2.3M Fraud

A Burr Ridge woman has been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for stealing the life savings of an Oak Park couple to invest in a gold mine.

02/11/2015

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Intersex Child ‘Would’ve Been Loved No Matter What’ By Mother

The joy of birth gives way to uncertainty when the sex of an otherwise healthy baby cannot be determined. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with families who are facing the unknown.

02/11/2015

Alleged terror supporter Mediha Salkicevic in court. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Won’t Release Illinois Woman Accused In Terrorism Case

Mediha Medy Salkicevic and five other Bosnian immigrants are facing charges that accuse them sending money and equipment to the Islamic State group and other designated terrorist organizations.

02/10/2015

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For Some Parents, Raising An Intersex Child Has Cultural Implications

In one in every 4,500 births, doctors cannot immediately tell the parents whether they have a boy or a girl. WBBM’s Steve Miller talked to families who have been dealing with uncertainty.

02/10/2015

Karla Gress. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Woman Files Lawsuit Claiming She Was Raped By Security Guard At Skokie Hotel

A 49-year-old woman from Dallas says she was raped by a security guard at the Skokie Holiday Inn – and now she is suing the hotel and the guard.

02/09/2015

Dr. Earl Cheng. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Parents Of Intersex Children Faced With Difficult Question

It is the first question people ask new parents. But as WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, for one birth in 4,500, there is no clear answer: Is it a boy or a girl?

02/09/2015

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Woman Who Fought For Same-Sex Marriage In Indiana Dies Of Cancer

A 38-year-old Munster, Indiana, woman who led the way last year for legalizing same-sex marriage in Indiana has died of ovarian cancer.

02/08/2015

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Five Infants From Palatine Daycare Center Diagnosed With Measles

Cook County and Illinois public health officials have begun investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to a daycare center in Palatine.

02/05/2015

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