Terry Keshner

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Giant Tooth Balloon Goes Rogue In Northwest Suburbs

Look, up in the sky! An area dentist is looking for a hot-air balloon shaped like a giant molar. It was last seen heading toward Wisconsin.



Judge Overturns Convictions For Man Who Served 27 Years In Prison For Murder, Attempted Rape

A man who served more than 27 years behind bars for murder and attempted rape on Chicago’s South Side had his case overturned on Monday.


"The Comedy Of Errors" cast took their final bow at Garfield Park Conservatory in front of over 900 people. (Credit: chicagoshakes.com)

Shakespeare Coming To Parks Across Chicago

It’s time for Chicagoans to experience “Shakespeare in the Park”….every park.


Double Duty Classic (Terry Keshner/CBS)

JRW Continues To Inspire Inner-City Baseball Players

One year after the Jackie Robinson West team’s triumph — followed by the eventual downfall — many inner-city Chicago baseball players continue to gather inspiration from the South Side youngsters.


A statue of Alexander Hamilton in Lincoln Park. (Credit: Chicago Park District.)

While Alexander Hamilton’s Image On $10 Bill Will Be Diminished, He Can Still Be Seen Prominently In Chicago

Alexander Hamilton’s image on the $10 bill will be diminished in a few years, but he’ll still be seen prominently in Chicago.


A Target shopper says he  found a black widow spider in a container of grapes. (courtesy: David Alexander)

Grocery Customer To Target: There’s A Spider In My Grapes!

A black widow, no less. WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports.



Medical Students Pay Tribute To Body Donors

(CBS) — Students at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine gathered on Monday afternoon on Chicago’s near North Side to thank the families and friends of those who donated their bodies for medical study. Medical students read […]



Chicago Rap Duo Making Satirical Video To Draw Attention To Homelessness

Some young Chicago performers took their act to an unlikely place recently, Lower Wacker Drive, to deliver a message.


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Military Historian’s New Book Takes In-Depth Look At America’s Military Actions Around The World

As the nation observes Memorial Day, a new book takes an in-depth look at America’s many military actions over its history.


A walleye.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Brookfield Zoo Implanting Six Fish With Transmitters To Study Their Habitats

Some local fish are having surgery Thursday in the name of science, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


Young person holds a Baltimore Police shield outside the Mondawmin Mall during protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Chicago Pastor: Rioting Could Happen Here, Too

Pastor Corey Brooks says he’ll be in Baltimore, to help his fellow pastor, Jamal Bryant, who gave the eulogy at Freddie Gray’s funeral.


Work crews have hauled hundreds of tons of debris from Fairdale in the week after a deadly tornado, but said cleanup likely will last another week or so. (Credit: CBS)

Recovery Moving Forward After Fairdale Tornado, But Much More Work Ahead

A week after a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, there already have been signs of major progress, but lots more work is needed as survivors recover from the storm.


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Dog Flu Strain Traced To Asia; Cats May Be In Danger

There’s new information about a virus that his killed several dogs in the Chicago. Vets now say the strain has never been seen before in the U.S., reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Ribs In A Helmet, Bacon Flights Among New Food Offerings At U.S. Cellular Field

The White Sox play their home opener against the Twins today and fans are advised to bring their appetites to U.S. Cellular Field where they have expanded the menu.


Wrigley Field concourse. (Getty Images)

Working Bathrooms, Porta Potties At Wrigley A Relief For Cubs Fans

The bathrooms at Wrigley Field are working again for the Cubs-Cardinals game Wednesday afternoon, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

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Dogs inside the Kankakee facility. (Credit: Amiee Stubbs of the Animal Rescue Corps)

About 80 Dogs Rescued From Kankakee Breeding Facility

About 80 small dogs and puppies have been rescued from neglectful conditions at a breeding facility at a home in Kankakee, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


The Duke Blue Devils celebrate as their mascot runs on the floor after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Duke defeated Wisconsin 68-63. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Lake Zurich Boy Finishes On Top Of NCAA Bracket Challenge, But Won’t Get Big Prize

When Duke defeated Wisconsin for the NCAA basketball title, a 12-year-old boy from Lake Zurich ended up tied for the best bracket on ESPN.


A bowling ball strikes the pins . (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NW Side Bowling Alley Closes Its Doors After 56 Years

A bowling alley that has been a staple of Chicago’s Northwest Side for more than 50 years has closed its doors.


Recycling Bins (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

With Earth Day Approaching, Will County Residents Urged To Bring In Waste For ‘Recyclepalooza’

Earth Day is a few weeks away (April 22nd) and so Will County is launching “Recyclepalooza.”



Spring Street Cleaning Starts Wednesday for Chicago Streets

The street sweeping season on Chicago neighborhood streets runs from April 1 through November in all 50 wards of Chicago and drivers must have their cars out of the way or face a fine.