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Curie High School senior Aisolis Ramos (third from the left) at Normandy.  (Credit Aisolis Ramos)

ROTC Students’ Visit To Nomandy The ‘Trip Of A Lifetime’

For Curie High School senior Aisolis Ramos, it started with an essay: why she wanted to go to the site of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.


CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 21: Michael Jordan, Owner of the Charlotte Bobcats unveils the new Charlotte Hornets logo during the game against the Utah Jazz at the Time Warner Cable Arena on December 21, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Michael Jordan Expected In Chicago Courtroom Tuesday In Lawsuit Filed Against Dominick’s

Superstar Michael Jordan is expected to be in federal court Tuesday morning here in Chicago – where he’s suing the parent company of the now-defunct Dominick’s for running an ad six years ago which used Jordan’s name.


Karolina and Bill Hogueisson (Family Photo)

Good Samaritans Save Suicidal Man Sitting In Middle Of Busy Street

A couple on their way to work Friday stopped to help a man sitting in the middle of busy Cicero Avenue, but little did they know, they had already him.


Che Hearn (Round Lake Beach Police)

Meet The World’s Most ‘Unlucky Thief,’ Round Lake Beach Police Say

What goes around comes around in Round Lake Beach. Repo men grabbed the vehicle of a Zion resident who allegedly was inside a Walmart trying to steal electronics.


Guy Gorney of Manhattan, Illinois posing with a lion he killed in Zimbabwe. (Credit: Guy Gorney)

Outrage Over Lion’s Death Not Going To Deter Suburban Hunter

The Facebook page of 60-year-old Guy Gorney shows him straddling one of the two lions he killed in Zimbabwe.


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Students, Parents Demonstrate Against CPS Plan To Move Back Start Time At More Than 80 Schools

A few dozen students and parents demonstrated at Daley Plaza – upset with the Chicago Public Schools plan to change the start time this fall at more than 80 schools.



Man Killed After Being Hit By Two Trucks In McHenry County

A 41-year-old man from Johnsburg, Illinois, is dead after being hit by two trucks in McHenry County Tuesday morning.



Budget Impasse Prompts Governor’s Namesake YMCA To Cut Program For At-Risk Youth

A lack of state funding during the ongoing budget standoff has forced a Little Village YMCA named in honor of the governor to shut down one of its longest-running programs.


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New Evidence Could Shed Light On Murder Of Nicole Bowers 15 Years Ago

It was August 3, 2000, when 17-year-old Nicole Bowers disappeared from her mother’s home near Morris.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


ATLANTA, GA - MAY 02:  Brandy Betts gathers with protestors outside of Bill Cosby's "Far from Finished" Tour at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on May 2, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images)

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.


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.


Kane County Coroner Launches Review Of Past Cases

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


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.


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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.


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.