Veronica Carter

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.

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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

William Meckling. (Credit: University of Notre Dame.)

Notre Dame Senior Killed In Fall One Day Before Graduation

University police say he was with a small group of students who got up onto the roof of the Joyce Center on campus.

05/16/2015

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Two Chicago Cops Hailed For Using Tourniquet To Save Wounded Teen

Chicago police officers are getting some of the same training as paramedics and firefighters, and a local teenager is thankful for that, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

05/11/2015

North Vietnamese communist tank driving through the main gate of the presidential palace of the US-backed South Vietnam regime in Saigon on April 30, 1975. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly 40 Years Later, Local Vietnamese Recall Fall Of Saigon

There are over 10,000 Vietnamese who relocated to Chicago in the 1970’s and they’re remembering what’s known as “Black April.”

04/26/2015

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Families Of Murder Victims Meet With Chicago Police Detectives On Solving Cold Cases

Families of murder victims on the South Side bent the ear of the chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department for a while Saturday at a forum at St. Sabina church.

04/11/2015

Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrating Easter Mass at St. Julie's in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

Archbishop Cupich Celebrates Easter Mass In Tinley Park

For his first Easter as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrated mass at St. Julie Billiart Parish Tinley Park instead of at Holy Name Cathedral.

04/05/2015

Farmers in Will County are worried that continued hot weather and no rain will greatly reduce crop yield. (CBS)

Female Farmers A Growing Trend

Ruth Zeldenrust farms 80 acres in Chicago Heights. She’s just one of a growing number of female farmers.

04/05/2015

Ernie Banks. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks’ Will Confirmed By Judge

A Cook County judge on Tuesday confirmed the will signed by Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks three months before his death leaving everything to his caregiver, Regina Rice.

03/31/2015

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Sen. Kirk Calls For Sending Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

WBBM’s Veronica Carter reports it was a standing room only crowd at the Ukrainian Cultural Center for Illinois’ Mark Kirk and Arizona’s John McCain.

03/22/2015

Shadwick King (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Geneva Man Accused Of Wife’s Murder Testifies

A Geneva man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body along railroad tracks near their home says he absolutely did not do it.

03/16/2015

Money

Financial Planner Says Women Need To Learn More About Managing Money

51 percent of women are living alone and those who are married are outliving their spouses by up to ten years, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter. For that reason, financial planners say they need to learn more about managing their money.

03/08/2015

Volunteers In Naperville Packaging Meals For Starving Children

It may be cold out but you’re being asked to brave the temps and help pack meals for starving children Sunday and Monday.

02/15/2015

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Do Research, Read The Fine Print Before Joining That Health Club

Beware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.

01/01/2015

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)

Kirk, Officials Call For More First Responders To Carry Narcan

Senator Mark Kirk is pushing the suburbs to join his fight with the federal government to approve Narcan, a nasal form of naxolone–which is used to treat opiate overdoses.

12/29/2014

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There Is Some Fine Print When Returning Christmas Gifts

Remember, the clock starts ticking from when the item is bought—not when you unwrap it.

12/26/2014

Doctor Generic

On Eve Of World AIDS Day, Chicago Ceremony Honors Victims

Many discussions in the medical community are centering around AIDS and HIV with World AIDS Day on Monday.

11/30/2014

This screen grab of a YouTube video shows the "Foodini" foot printer at work. (Natural Machines/YouTube)

The Future Is Here: There’s A 3-D Food Printer

Faster than you can say “The Jetsons,” the Foodini is in production. It’s a food printer.

11/21/2014

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Suburban Couple Turns Wedding Into Toy Drive For Needy Kids

Two car loads of toys have been delivered to the Salvation Army in Crystal Lake thanks to a newlywed couple who asked for gifts for the needy instead of wedding presents.

11/17/2014

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Police Say Lakeview Mattress Fire Non-Criminal

A mattress leaning against a home in the Lakeview neighborhood caught on fire overnight and it’s got residents on edge again.

10/26/2014

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