A parade in downtown Chicago Saturday kicked off a week of events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beginning Aug. 1, large retailers in the north suburb will not be giving out plastic bags at checkout.
There are fewer abortions happening in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
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.
Oswego schools are on high alert this week after someone hacked into an email account and sent threats against children.
A local soccer player is seeing stars today after winning a trophy by beating out 1,500 other young women.
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.
University police say he was with a small group of students who got up onto the roof of the Joyce Center on campus.
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.
There are over 10,000 Vietnamese who relocated to Chicago in the 1970’s and they’re remembering what’s known as “Black April.”
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.
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.
Ruth Zeldenrust farms 80 acres in Chicago Heights. She’s just one of a growing number of female farmers.