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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

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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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Super Sunday Surprise For Hammond Woman: A New Kidney

A 40-year-old Hammond woman got good news and bad news on Super Bowl Sunday; and the good news more than made up for the bad.

02/05/2015

Relatives of Jordanian Air Force pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, who crashed in Syria with a F-16, carry posters with his portrait and a slogan reading in Arabic, 'we are all Maaz', (Credit: HALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cousin Of Jordanian Pilot Murdered By ISIS Planning Vigil In Bridgeview

A Jordanian American here in Chicago is the cousin of the pilot who was killed by ISIS and he says he and other Jordanians are planning a vigil and demonstration in Bridgeview on Friday evening

02/04/2015

Longtime East Lakeview resident Fred Carmean spotted the chair  outside his home on West Buckingham (Credit Fred Carmean)

Sign On Dibs Chair In Lakeview Warns Parkers Their Car Will Be Keyed For Taking Spot

In Lakeview, claiming dibs on a parking spot has taken a slightly hostile turn.

02/03/2015

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Morton Grove Police Making Progress In Finding Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

It has been three weeks since an 86-year-old Morton Grove man was killed in a hit-and-run crash not far from his home – and now police say they are making some progress in the investigation.

02/02/2015

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Ex Orland Park Teacher, Coach Accused Of Having Sex With Former Student

Another former teacher in the Orland Park schools has been accused of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the second in less than a week.

01/28/2015

Albertson's-brand Baby Basics diapers sit on a grocery store shelf.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

State Senator Sandoval Calls For Lowering Tax Rate On Diapers

A state senator from Chicago says he wants to give families a break and lower the tax rate on diapers.

01/28/2015

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Injured Trooper’s Family Seeks More Serious Charges Against Trucker

The family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.

01/27/2015

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Late For Work Because Of The CTA? Pick Up A Train Delay Notice Slip

The CTA says operations are largely back to normal tonight after switching problems caused significant delays on nearly all of its lines this morning and made thousands of people late for work, school or other appointments.

01/26/2015

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Elderly Woman Found Dead In Barrington House Fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

01/26/2015

More than 2,500 people climbed the stairs at the Aon Center Sunday to raise money for Lurie Children's Hospital. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital

More than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital. Some did it more than once.

01/25/2015

Four CPD officers were hospitalized after their squad cars crashed while pursuing suspects. (Credit: CBS)

Four CPD Officers Injured After Squad Car Collisions

Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.

01/25/2015

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