Steve Miller

(Credit: Egress Cremains Scattering Facebook)

Made In Chicago: Egress Cremains Scattering

Susan and Dennis Martinek have been married for 33 years.

04/06/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Cubs To Pay Tribute To Ernie Banks On Opening Night

They won’t play two, but the Cubs will pay tribute to the late Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night, covering the entire bleacher section with photos of “Mr. Cub.”

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Alderman Lynne Johnson. (Credit city of Aurora website)

Aurora Mayor Calls On Alderman To Resign After Discovering Shoplifting Arrest

The mayor of Aurora is calling for the resignation of an alderman – now that the mayor has discovered that alderman was arrested for shoplifting in 2013.

03/30/2015

A Chicago Animal Care & Control  van. (Credit: CBS)

Petition Calls For City To Reverse Ordinance And Hold Stray Animals For 5 Days Instead Of 3

There’s an on-line petition drive to get the city of Chicago to reverse an ordinance approved last fall – and go back to holding stray animals for five days instead of just three.

03/30/2015

Runners in the Shamrock Shuffle battling the wind on Franklin Street near Willis Tower. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Run In Windy Shamrock Shuffle

Thirty thousand people signed up for what turned out to be a windy Shamrock Shuffle.

03/29/2015

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ricketts Silent On Rooftop Owners’ Opposition At City Club Luncheon

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts was mum on the rooftop owners’ efforts to stop a 2,200-square-foot video board in right field.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

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Attorney General Sues Head Of Violence Prevention Charity

The Illinois Attorney General is suing a Chicago area man who has been the leader of a violence prevention charity and the lawsuit claims he only spent 7 percent of the assets on violence prevention.

03/24/2015

The late Helen Roach (courtesy Grady Davis)

Woman’s Body Unclaimed, But Her Friends Are Trying To Arrange A Proper Burial

Eleonora Roach is fondly remembered by a co-worker, who thinks it’s a shame she had no one when to look after her when she died. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

03/24/2015

A Frank Thomas rookie card sold at an unclaimed property auction by the Illinois Treasurer's office. (Credit: Illinois Treasurer's office)

Illinois Treasurer’s Office Auction Brings In More Than $90,000

The Illinois State Treasurer’s online auction has just brought in more than $90,000

03/23/2015

Reginal Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Accused In Toddler’s Death To Appear In Court Monday

A court hearing is set for Monday for a 36-year-old Chicago man accused in the death of a 2-year-old boy last summer, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

03/22/2015

The scene early Sunday in Markham. | Photo by Justin Jackson.

Man Killed In Shooting Near Markham Bar

A person was killed in a shooting early Sunday in south suburban Markham.

03/22/2015

Starbucks employees in downtown Chicago show one of the store's "Race Together" stickers. (CBS)

Not All Starbucks Stores Serving Up Racial Discussion With Coffee

Not every Starbucks is into it. The manager of one downtown Starbucks says his location has opted out of the “Race Together” campaign encouraged by the company’s boss.

03/19/2015

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Bensenville Credits Youth Soccer League For Steep Decline In Crime

The dramatic drop in crime around four apartment buildings is over the past three years, says Bensenville Village President Frank Soto.

03/18/2015

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South Suburbs

About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.

03/18/2015

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After Case Of Mistaken Identity, Steelworker Denied Home Loan

A south suburban man says a bank added insult to injury, after it mixed up his identity and then denied him the loan he wanted.

03/18/2015

This weapon was discovered at Midway Airport on Monday. (Credit: TSA)

Indiana Pastor ‘Feels Terrible’ After Arrest For Bringing Gun To Midway

A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.

03/17/2015

Dr. Joseph Leija. (Credit: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.)

Expert Predicts ‘Heavy Season’ For Allergy Sufferers

Allergy season is officially here and it may be worse than normal.

03/16/2015

The fire damaged the rectory attached the Notre Dame Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Rectory Of Near West Side Church Damaged After Fire

Chicago firefighters were on the scene of a 150-year-old church on the Near West Side after reports of a fire Sunday morning.

03/15/2015

Photo Of A Doe. (National Park Service Photo)

Animal Rights Group Wants Will County To End Deer Culling

The head of a suburban-based animal protection group was trying to stop – or at least change – Will County’s deer culling program; and he said he took hidden camera video to back up his claim that it’s cruel and unnecessary.

03/13/2015

Dennis McCay (Lake County, Ind. Sheriff's Department)

Indiana Authorities Hunt For Escapee

Dennis McCay of Merrillville had been on probation for a Class D felony — neglect of a dependent. He fled Thursday.

03/12/2015

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