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Two people were found shot to death inside a van early Sunday in south suburban Ford Heights, police said. | NVP News video

Police Investigating Two Double Murders In Ford Heights

There has been a double homicide in Ford Heights – just two days after another double homicide in that south suburb.

11/02/2014

Alstory Simon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Alstory Simon Freed In 1982 Murder Case

In another stunning reversal in a 1982 double murder, Cook County prosecutors have thrown out the conviction of 64-year-old Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession freed Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, approximately 48 hours before Porter was to be executed.

10/30/2014

A Gage Park home is perilously near a giant hole. (Steve Miller/WBBM)

Chicago Resident, 90, Tells City: Fix The Giant Hole On My Street, Already

Martha Krasauskis says she’s been waiting — and waiting — for city crews to plug a giant hole in the Gage Park neighborhood. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller pays a visit.

10/29/2014

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T-Shirt Activism Stirs Controversy At DePaul

A group of DePaul students has been selling T-shirts to raise awareness of sexual assault, but the message on those shirts isn’t sitting well with some women.

10/29/2014

Stacy Peterson (Supplied Photo)

Stacy Peterson’s Family Won’t Have Her Declared Legally Dead After All

Seven years ago Tuesday, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Will County, never to be seen again, and her family said they are now reconsidering a decision to file papers to declare her legally dead.

10/28/2014

Military veterans could adopt a dog or cat and have the adoption fee waived. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Dog, Cat Adoption Fees Waived For Military Veterans At Anti-Cruelty Society Event

Military veterans can adopt a dog or cat from the Anti-Cruelty Society today – and have the adoption fee waived.

10/27/2014

Flu vaccine and a syringe are displayed on a table. (Photo by Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Chicago Hospital Gives Flu Shots To Staff, Students

Rush University Medical Center is giving flu shots to about 3,000 of its staff and students today – and reminding other people to get vaccinated.

10/23/2014

Steven  Podkulski (Credit: illinois Department of Corrections.)

Man Charged For 2002 Murder Of Bedford Park Public Storage Employee

WBBM has learned there’s been an arrest in a murder from 2002: the stabbing death of a Public Storage employee in Bedford Park.

10/22/2014

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Still No Resolution In Waukegan As Teachers Strike Takes Toll On Community

17,000 students in the Waukegan area are on extended vacation because of teachers strike that’s almost three weeks old. Both sides resumed negotiations Wednesday at noon, the school district said in a press release.

10/22/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Hammond Police)

Darren Vann A Possible Suspect In North Carolina Murder 22 Years Ago

Police detectives in North Carolina tell WBBM they are looking at Darren Vann as a possible suspect in an unsolved murder from 22 years ago.

10/21/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Convicted Sex Offender Charged In Murder Of Woman In Hammond, Suspected In 6 Other Deaths

A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades.

10/20/2014

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Person Of Interest In Custody As Bodies Of Three Women Found In Gary, One In Hammond

The bodies of three females were found in three separate locations overnight in Gary.

10/19/2014

Ebola virus. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Doctors Heart-Broken Over Ebola Spread In Liberia

This is a difficult time for Chicago doctors who have traveled to Liberia in recent years to work in a hospital there.

10/16/2014

Inside Fantasy Costumes on Milwaukee Avenue. (Credit: Steve Miller0

Costume Store Manager Says Customers Using ‘Breaking Bad’ Haz Mat Suits To Design Ebola Costumes

What do you get when you cross the TV show “Breaking Bad” with current events? The answer is: one of this year’s most popular – and perhaps most tasteless – Halloween costumes.

10/15/2014

A dog at the North Chicago Animal Control Shelter. (CBS)

County Official Critical Of Animal Control Department

With county budget hearings about to get under way, Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey has some questions about the Department of Animal and Rabies Control.

10/15/2014

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Morton Grove Officials Supporting Family Of SIU Student Who Died Under Suspicious Circumstances

The family of an SIU student from Morton Grove – a 19-year-old who died in February under cloudy circumstances downstate – is now getting some support from Morton Grove officials.

10/13/2014

The 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Thousands Run Through Chicago For 37th Annual Marathon

Thousands of runners made their way through the streets of Chicago Sunday for the 37th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. There were runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

10/12/2014

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis (Credit: CBS)

CTU President Karen Lewis Hospitalized, Union Denies Rumor Of Stroke

Chicago Teachers Union President and potential mayoral contender Karen Lewis has spent the past two nights in the hospital after feeling discomfort and lightheaded. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports CTU representatives were quick to shoot down rumors Lewis suffered a stroke.

10/07/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Alderman Says Preliminary Results Of Survey Split On Whether Or Not To Move Pride Parade Downtown

The alderman who conducted a survey on whether the gay pride parade should be moved says he has some very preliminary results.

09/11/2014

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Back To School: CPS Students Return With More Safe Passage Routes

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago Public Schools students returned to class Tuesday for the first day of the new school year, and many of them were taking advantage of the Safe Passage program for the first time.

09/02/2014

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