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A protester at a demonstration in Millennium Park against corruption in the Malaysian government. (Credit: Veronica Carter)

Demonstration Held In Millennium Park To Protest Corruption In Malaysian Government

Protesters gathered in Millennium Park today to talk about government corruption in Malaysia.

08/30/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City. The New York Police Department is being provided 19,500 kits for officers; the program will begin after officers receive training. The Naloxone is administered nasally. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lake County Deputies Use Naloxone To Revive Man Who Overdosed On Heroin

(CBS) — Two Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies were able to revive a man who’d overdosed on heroin in Ingleside Saturday night. The sheriff’s office got a call about a man who was unconscious. They […]

08/23/2015

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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.

08/17/2015

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels performing during the 2015 Air & Water Show. (Credit: CBS)

Thousands Crowd Lakefront As 2015 Air & Water Show Wraps Up

Colorful 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.

08/16/2015

Chicago Junior Cubs national champions just after they won it all in Omaha this weekend. (Photo supplied to WBBM)

Chicago Team At Junior National Wheelchair Softball Tournament

Chicago can be proud after a big win in the Junior National Wheelchair Softball Tournament in Omaha.

08/03/2015

Towns In Illinois, Indiana Competing In Best Communities In America Competition

400 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.

08/02/2015

12th Annual Disability Parade. (Credit: CBS)

12th Annual Disability Pride Parade Held Downtown

A parade in downtown Chicago Saturday kicked off a week of events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

07/18/2015

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Remains Of Soldier Who Died In Japanese Prison Camp Returned To Chicago

The remains of a soldier who died in a Japanese prison camp over 70 years ago have now been buried on Chicago’s Northwest Side.

07/18/2015

A Gary police car. (Photo provided to WBBM)

Some Gary Residents Embarrassed By Condition Of Police Vehicles

Police officers in Gary are leaving for greener pastures because of low wages and shoddy equipment and some residents say the condition of the police cars in the city is embarrassing.

07/15/2015

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Drop In First-Time Teacher Licenses Has Indiana Facing Shortage

Indiana is facing a big teacher shortage, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter. There’s been a 63 percent drop in the number of licenses being handed out to first time teachers in the last few years.

07/13/2015

Dozens of protesters shut down the Morningstar lobby in the Loop, as they protest state budget cuts they blame on billionaires pressuring lawmakers to oppose tax hikes. (Credit: Progress Illinois/Twitter)

Protesters Shut Down Morningstar Lobby, Blame State Budget Cuts On Billionaires

Police forced six protesters to leave the lobby of Morningstar in downtown Chicago on Monday morning, after they picketed inside to protest state budget cuts they claim are being forced by big corporations opposed to tax hikes.

07/13/2015

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South Chicago Flag Maker Sewing New Stanley Cup Banner For Blackhawks

WGN Flag & Decorating Co., based in the South Chicago neighborhood, has been making banners for the Blackhawks and Bulls since they played in the old Chicago Stadium.

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The pucks feature Jonathan Toews, the Stanley Cup and Patrick Kane. (Credit: Nikco Sports)

Sale Of Commemorative Blackhawks Pucks Benefits Make A Wish Foundation

If you didn’t get a chance to snag anything to commemorate the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup win, there’s a limited edition set up pucks you can grab, but you’d better do it quickly.

06/21/2015

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Area Retiree Loses $80,000 From Lottery Scam

Lee Williams, 73, used to be a commodity broker. After retirement, he was in a car crash and spent seven months in the hospital. When he got out he was out of money. That’s when the phone calls started.

06/18/2015

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Evanston’s Phase-Out Of Plastic Bags Begins Soon

Beginning Aug. 1, large retailers in the north suburb will not be giving out plastic bags at checkout.

06/08/2015

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Abortions Down In Illinois

There are fewer abortions happening in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

06/07/2015

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project Offers Tips On Water Rescues

Water rescuers in Evanston and Waukegan have been spending the weekend teaching others what do to if someone is drowning in Lake Michigan, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

06/07/2015

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Oswego Schools On Alert After Threatening Emails Sent To Residents

Oswego schools are on high alert this week after someone hacked into an email account and sent threats against children.

05/26/2015

White Sox outfielder Avi Garcia presents the 2015 PepsiCo Showdown MVP to New Trier's Bina Saipi (Credit Ron Vesely/White Sox)

Local Girls Soccer Player Wins MVP Of National Tournament

A local soccer player is seeing stars today after winning a trophy by beating out 1,500 other young women.

05/24/2015

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.)

Rep. Quigley Says Attendance At Immigration Info Workshops Declining

While lawmakers in Washington continue to argue about immigration reform, some local representatives are trying to get people to attend a series of workshops being held across the state on the issue.

05/17/2015

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