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.
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.
Callers may explain their situations to an attorney who will then suggest self-help strategies to resolve their legal issues.
Many communities are still cleaning up after the violent storms that hit the Chicago area a few days ago, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
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.
A reference to the Nixon scandal survives in Forest Park — not that every pedestrian knows what it means. WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Guantanamo Bay should be a “black hole” for terrorists and they should never get out.
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.
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.
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.
Seven liquor stores in Chicago have signed up to participate so far.
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.
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.