Terry Keshner

Waves crash into the Chicago lakefront at Fullerton Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Whiting, Ind. Still Cleaning Up After Violent Storms

Many communities are still cleaning up after the violent storms that hit the Chicago area a few days ago, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

11/04/2014

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia announced he will challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the 2015 election.  (CBS)

Garcia To Challenge Emanuel In 2015: “Chicago Wants Change”

A former alderman and state senator, Garcia said he’s challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in part, because he believes the mayor is out of touch, and cares more about the wealthy and downtown than average residents in the neighborhoods.

10/28/2014

A sidewalk in the western suburbs memorializes the Watergate scandal. (Terry Keshner)

West Suburban Sidewalk Serves As Portal To Watergate Scandal, 40 Years Later

A reference to the Nixon scandal survives in Forest Park — not that every pedestrian knows what it means. WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports.

10/28/2014

Czech and Soviet ice hockey players are tangled in front of the Czech goal cage as the referee stops the play 15 February 1968 in Grenoble (French Alps) during the Winter Olympic match between the USSR and Czechoslovakia. The Czech team upset the defending Olympic champions 5-4. (STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Film Festival To Feature Glencoe Native’s Documentary On Soviet Hockey Team

The documentary “Red Army” about the legendary Soviet hockey team of the Cold War years is being shown at the Chicago International Film Festival Tuesday night.

10/14/2014

Melissa Stockwell's training bike was stolen from her garage. Stockwell, a wounded veteran, is also a Paralympic swimmer and triathlete. (Credit: Facebook)

Wounded Vet, Paralympic Athlete Upbeat After Bike Stolen

A Chicago woman who lost a leg in the Iraq war 10 years ago and is now a world class paratriathlete was thanking everyone for their concern after her bike was stolen.

09/26/2014

Veterans with the Wounded Warrior Project were taking part in several sporting events in the Chicago area before the Air & Water Show, as part of their recovery and rehab process. (Credit: Facebook)

Wounded Veterans Enjoy Sporting Event Ahead Of Air Show

Wounded veterans were spending a few days biking, sailing, and water skiing around the Chicago area as they look forward to attending the Air & Water Show on the lakefront.

08/15/2014

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In First Month On The Job, Officer Saves Baby In North Chicago

Logan Dreyer insisted he’s not a hero, saying “I was just doing my job;” although he said helping save the baby was “the best feeling I’ve ever felt in my life.”

08/05/2014

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Chicago Disease Expert: Emory Prepared To Treat Returning Ebola Victims

Two American aid workers sick with the Ebola virus are being brought back to the United States for treatment at Emory University in Atlanta. A Chicago doctor is talking about the risks.

08/01/2014

Boxing gloves.  (Photo by Ross Land/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali’s Daughter Fighting Violence By Encouraging Kids To Box

The daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is back in Chicago trying to get kids to put down the guns, and pick up their gloves, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

06/23/2014

City officials estimated 850,000 people attended the Chicago Pride Parade on June 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Seniors Reflect On Progress Made By LGBT Community

Pride Fest is this weekend in Chicago and, for some older Chicago-area residents, it’s a reminder of how much things have changed and continue to change for the gay community, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

06/22/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to published reports. Bergdahl is in stable condition at a Berlin hospital, according to the reports.  (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Kirk: Soldier-For-Taliban Swap Should Be Investigated

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Guantanamo Bay should be a “black hole” for terrorists and they should never get out.

06/20/2014

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Dogs Help De-Stress North Central Students At Finals Time

Students at North Central College in Naperville have been visited by nine therapy dogs to help relieve stress during the “stretch run” of their academic year.

06/05/2014

In this photo illustration, a magazine for a AR-15 rifle is seen with ammunition on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The AR-15 rifle was used during a massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Information On Stolen Assault Rifles

There is now a $10,000 reward being offered in the investigation into the recent theft of assault rifles from a South Side rail yard.

05/19/2014

Naperville North High School

Naperville Student Organizes Benefit Concert For Hospital That Saved Dad’s Life

A Naperville North High School student is playing music to say “thanks” to doctors who saved her dad’s life, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

05/19/2014

Beer poured from a bottle into a glass (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Booze Delivered To Your Door? There’s An App For That

Seven liquor stores in Chicago have signed up to participate so far.

05/15/2014

Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Fallout From Airport Snag: Shortage Of Rental Cars

On Tuesday, smoke at an air traffic control facility disrupted travel at both Chicago airports, grounding hundreds of flights and stranding passengers, forcing many of them to rent cars.

05/15/2014

Blackhawk street. (Credit: Terry Keshner)

Residents Of Blackhawk Street Celebrate Team’s Success

As the Blackhawks continue fighting for another Stanley Cup, what’s the coolest street in Chicago?
It’s Blackhawk Street, of course, which runs east-west and is 1400 North.

05/11/2014

The Music Box movie theater in Lakeview. (CBS)

Chicago Critics Film Festival Marks Second Year

Erik Childress, one of the festival’s producers, says it’s about finding “diamonds in the Hollywood rough.”

05/09/2014

Rescue workers search through rubble for survivors of tornado damage April 21, 2004 in Utica, Illinois. Utica, located about 90 miles southwest of Chicago, is home to about 1,000 people and has sustained significant tornado damage leaving eight people dead. (Photo by Jean Lachat-Pool/Getty Images)

10 Years Ago This Weekend, Deadly Tornado Ripped Through Utica, Ill.

Jeremy Thorsen had just left the Milestone Tap when he saw a tornado hit the building.

04/18/2014

Ultimate frisbee. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Begins Season Sunday

It’s Opening Day Sunday for a Chicago team that many people have not seen play, but whose sport is growing in popularity.

04/13/2014

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