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RTA Joins Other Transit Agencies For ‘Dump The Pump Day’

Be a rider, not a driver. That’s the message today from the Regional Transportation Authority on the annual “Dump the Pump Day, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.



Feds Make Arrests In ‘Heroin Hotline’ Case

The defendants allegedly worked together to provide customers with heroin, usually in capsule form, in exchange for cash, after customers called a specific telephone number to place an order.


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Local Expert: Eating Bugs Normal, But Take Caution

The United Nations is promoting edible insects as a low-fat, high-protein food for hungry people throughout the world, but Chicagoans probably won’t be changing their menu.


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Protesters March Outside Michigan Avenue Abercrombie

Protesters gathered outside a retailer on North Michigan Avenue today, upset about a CEO’s comments regarding image and body type, reports, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Chicago Residents Describe The Horror Of The Boston Blasts

Several Chicago-area residents who had traveled to Boston this week to be a part of the prestigious running event instead became witness to horror.


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Local Filmmaker Completes Work On Film Set In Chicago

A Chicago filmmaker has completed work on his newest, most ambitious work.


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Arizona Sen. John McCain Endorses Suburban Mayoral Candidate

A high-profile endorsement is drawing attention to the mayoral race in Arlington Heights.


Pifas being reunited with his owner. (Credit: Terry Keshner)

Dog Rescued From Lake Michigan Reunited With Owner

Pifas the dog was reunited with his owner after being rescued from an icy Lake Michigan last Friday


Patrick Kane celebrates his goal with Patrick Sharp. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Record Start Has Hawks Fans Excited

Hawks fans are beginning to feel like it’s 2010 all over again, when the Hawks won the Stanley Cup.


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CTU President’s ‘Off With Their Heads’ Joke About Rich Drawing Fire

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis was drawing fire Tuesday over comments made in a speech last month, after a YouTube video surfaced of her jokingly saying “off with their heads” about the wealthy.

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Victims Of Drunk Driving

There are about 40,000 drunk driving arrests in Illinois each year.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2012

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Quinn: State To Review School Security Plans In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.


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Joliet Mayor Says Illinois Has Enough Casinos Already

State lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of legislation to expand casino gambling in Illinois during their two-week veto session that started Thursday, but one city that already has a casino says enough is enough.

WBBM Newsradio–11/27/2012

The Museum of Science and Industry's "Christmas Around the World" exhibit this year includes a salute to the museum's Peanuts exhibit. (Credit: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry)

Christmas Exhibit Opens At Museum Of Science And Industry

Christmastime is here at the Museum of Science and Industry.


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Paralyzed Vet Sues Airport, Airline Workers For Mistreatment At O’Hare

A former U.S. Marine, who was left in a wheelchair following his service in Afghanistan, is filing a lawsuit alleging he was injured and left soaked in his own urine after he was mistreated by airline and airport workers at O’Hare International Airport nearly two years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

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Blind Runner To Compete In Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens Sunday, and one athlete is already outrunning the odds.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

Elk Grove Village residents (left to right) Ryan Bloom, 22; Richard McCann, 34; and Lizette Norman, 34, have been charged in connection with a series of 60 burglaries in the northwest suburbs since January 2012. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

3 Arrested In Suburban Burglary Spree

Police in the northwest suburbs might have tracked down those responsible for more than 60 burglaries since January.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

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Free Flu Shots For Cab Drivers At O’Hare

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Emergency crews set up a hazardous materials response outside the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, after someone opened an envelope containing a suspicious red powder on Sept. 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

North Chicago Health Center Evacuated Over Suspicious Powder

The James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago was evacuated Monday afternoon, after someone opened an envelope containing a suspicious powder.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2012

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A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push On

The Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2012