Veronica Carter

Loyola Launches Associate Degree Program For Those Who Can't Afford CollegeArchbishop Blase Cupich gave a special blessing at the launch of a new two-year associate degree program for students who can't afford to go to college.
'Battle Of The Bands' Preview Precedes Saturday's Chicago Football ClassicOn Friday, visitors at Daley Plaza got to see -- and hear -- a musical version of the contest between Morgan State and Howard University.
Teachers Strike Looming In Prospect HeightsA strike would affect about 1,600 students in pre-K through 8th grade at four schools in the northwest suburb.
Man Charged In Connection With Fatal Police-Involved ShootingA Chicago man is being charged in a police-involved shooting in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood last weekend that left one person dead.
Demonstration Held In Millennium Park To Protest Corruption In Malaysian GovernmentProtesters gathered in Millennium Park today to talk about government corruption in Malaysia.
Lake County Deputies Use Naloxone To Revive Man Who Overdosed On Heroin
After Increase In Suicides, McHenry Schools Push Texting Service To Connect Kids With Counselors Because of an increase in the number of young people committing suicide in Crystal Lake, a new texting service has been launched for kids who need help.
Thousands Crowd Lakefront As 2015 Air & Water Show Wraps UpColorful stunt pilots blew white smoke as they buzzed Chicago's beachfront and wowed the crowds on the second and final day of the Chicago Air &Water Show.
Chicago Team At Junior National Wheelchair Softball TournamentChicago can be proud after a big win in the Junior National Wheelchair Softball Tournament in Omaha.
Towns In Illinois, Indiana Competing In Best Communities In America Competition400 cities and towns applied for a top prize of $3 million and the list has been narrowed down to 50, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
12th Annual Disability Pride Parade Held DowntownA parade in downtown Chicago Saturday kicked off a week of events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Remains Of Soldier Who Died In Japanese Prison Camp Returned To ChicagoThe remains of a soldier who died in a Japanese prison camp over 70 years ago have now been buried on Chicago's Northwest Side.