Illinois Shows Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T When Her Tour Bus Breaks Down On IkeThree state police units and three from the Illinois Department of Transportation drove the Queen of Soul and her entourage to their hotel.
Chicago Area Politicians Call For More Money To Implement Positive Train ControlChicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Remains Found In Indiana Quarry Could Be Thousands Of Years OldLake County Sheriff John Buncich tells the Northwest Indiana Times a head and torso were easily discernible. It could be the site of an ancient Native American burial ground, the sheriff was quoted as saying.
Homeowners Near O'Hare Meet With City Officials On Jet Noise Some around O'Hare resident got a chance Monday to vent their frustrations about noise to city officials.
Anonymous Donor Picks Up Grocery Bill For Bolingbrook FirefightersFirefighters are used to being thanked, but a suburban firehouse is offering gratitude to an anonymous good neighbor.
TSA Finds Another Gun In Carry-On At Midway AirportA Homer Glen man was arrested Wednesday morning at Midway International Airport, after security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.
Wilmette Strip Mall Booting Cars Of People Going To Dairy Queen Next DoorTension between two north suburban businesses is giving new meaning to the term "ice-cream headache."
Firefighters Rescue Dog From Sewer
Coworking Space For Non-Profits Focused On Literacy Opens In West LoopOrganizations working to increase literacy in Chicago now have a new place to meet and work, reports WBBM's Cisco Cotto.
Clarendon Hills Approves Installing Beehives Behind Police StationBees are invading the area around a west suburban police station and officers say, that's just the way they want it, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Lisa Madigan Targets Alleged Student Loan Debt Relief ScammersThe state of Illinois is trying to shut down companies that may be preying on people desperate to get rid of student loans, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Cardinal Francis George Honored As 'Man Of Compassion For All Who Suffered'Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
Chicago Schools Chief May Be Due Another $250,000Barbara Byrd-Bennett's contract would have expired June 30, but she exercised an option to extend her contract for another year. Now, she's taking leave while the feds investigate CPS.
NIU Using "Game Of Thrones" To Teach About Media And HistorySome might hear about a class on “Game of Thrones” and think it’s just a time to sit around talking about TV, but NIU professor Jeff Chown said students have to think.
Judge: CTA Must Allow Anti-Emanuel LeafletsThe temporary restraining order will remain in effect until after the April 7 runoff election, Judge Robert Dow said in an 18-page opinion. The CTA also can't discipline or threaten to discipline employees for passing out the materials.