A 40-year-old UPS driver in Rockford is credited with saving the life of a man who tried to take his own life Tuesday by jumping off a bridge into the Rock River.
A 40-year-old UPS driver in Rockford is credited with saving the life of a man who tried to take his own life today by jumping off a bridge into the Rock River.
A state senator from Chicago is pushing legislation which proponents believe would quiet down some of the noise levels around O’Hare.
100 years ago this Thursday, the Lusitania was hit with a German torpedo and sank – killing almost 1,200. More than 760 survived, including some with ties to Chicago and the Midwest, as WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.
The Chicago police union says an officer “inadvertently” shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.
Historians have raised questions about a road reconstruction project in the Dunning neighborhood, because they believe there’s a good chance crews will find hundreds of caskets from when the area was a cemetery.
Representatives from every NFL team are in town for the draft, and the league has transformed part of Grant Park into “Draft Town,” a sprawling fan festival where fans can meet this year’s prospects, watch the draft, and even learn football skills.
Five Lake County students, four who will be seniors and one a junior, are upset that they’re not allowed to finish high school where they started. But the school district says they should take it up with their parents.
“A money-making extortion scheme” is what the Mid-West Truckers Association says is going on in Will County – with unsuspecting truck drivers targeted and ticketed for tens of thousands of dollars, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
More serious charges have been filed against a caregiver – in the death of an 8-year-old disabled Skokie boy.
“It was a very macabre discovery,” said Dennis Stefanowicz, the attorney for Dr. Micah Young, who was fired as dean of Malcolm X College health sciences in February.
Republican Senator Mark Kirk is giving some bipartisan support to renew money for a bill many of his colleagues were reluctant to endorse the first time around: helping pay medical bills of those who worked at Ground Zero.
A major benefactor of Chicago Animal Care and Control tells WBBM the latest foul-up at the facility is “unconscionable.”
Armenians in Chicago gathered at Daley Plaza on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of what historians recognize as the first genocide of the 20th century: the killing of 1.5 Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, what is now modern day Turkey.
A window of opportunity was opening Friday morning for the approximately 1,000 homeless veterans living in Chicago.
Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
Imagine working 61 years at the same place. Today – Advocate Trinity Hospital is honoring an employee who has worked there for all those years.
Despite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.
Chicago police are investigating the killing of a 21-year-old Olive-Harvey College student gunned down late Monday night near his home in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Susan and Dennis Martinek have been married for 33 years.