Terry Keshner

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.

04/16/2015

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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.

04/13/2015

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.

04/10/2015

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.

04/07/2015

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.

04/07/2015

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.

04/06/2015

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.”

04/04/2015

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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.

04/01/2015

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly, and Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault director Polly Poskin announce a new joint working group seeking to improve prosecution rates of sexual assault cases throughout Illinois. (Source: Illinois Attorney General's Office)

Prosecutors, Police, Advocates Team Up To Focus On Rape Cases

“One of the priorities of this new working group will be to address the challenges that discourage our victims from reporting sexual assault,” said Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.

03/31/2015

Navy Pier in 1961. (Credit Chicago History Twitter)

Popular Chicago History Twitter Feed Dedicated To Father’s Memory

There are already nearly 12,000 followers of a Twitter feed launched just last September and dedicated to Chicago.

03/22/2015

Edward P. Creedon; Matthew A. Cooley; Danielle A. Dipego (Riverside Police)

Man Ran Drug Operation Out Of Oak Park Home: Police

Edward P. Creedon, who lived at the home, had been seen selling to people from different west suburbs, including Riverside, police said.

02/16/2015

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ACLU Asking Judge To Order DCFS To Enact Reforms

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is asking a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to start enacting court-ordered reforms, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

02/16/2015

(Credit: Eastland Disaster Historical Society Facebook page)

Remembering Eastland Disaster Almost 100 Years Later

2015 will be a year of remembering the Eastland disaster, which killed more than 800 people on the Chicago River near Clark Street in 1915.

01/04/2015

Smart phone user (CBS)

Got A Legal Issue? Call A Lawyer For Free This Weekend

Callers may explain their situations to an attorney who will then suggest self-help strategies to resolve their legal issues.

12/18/2014

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

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