Studies Find African Americans Twice As Likely To Have Alzheimer'sFebruary marks Black History Month and the Alzheimer's Association is hoping to raise awareness.
Lake Co. Museum Almost FinishedIt's been years in the making and more than half finished. But the Lake County Forest Preserve District's new Bess Bower Dunn Museum isn't quite ready for prime time.
Moving Vietnam Memorial Docks in Des Plaines It's called "The Wall That Heals".
Evanston Going From 'Boot' To 'Barnacle' For Unpaid Parking TicketsLike the organism that clings to the hull of a ship, parking scofflaws in Evanston will find the new “Barnacle” attached their windshields.
Frankenstein Lives! In Indiana!The classic book turns 200 next year, and the group Indiana Humanities has a $300,000 grant to hold a series of events to celebrate it.
WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM’s Felicia Middlebrooks and Lola Vanderpuye Win Prestigious Gracie AwardsLongtime WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM morning drive co-anchor Felicia Middlebrooks, and WBBM Coordinating Producer Lola Vanderpuye have been honored with prestigious Gracie Awards, it was announced today.
Turning Point Part 5: Cuban-Americans Still Angry With CastrosThousands of Cuban Americans are still very angry with the Castro government.
Part 4: Hope, Uncertainty In U.S.-Cuba RelationsThere is both hope and uncertainty in Cuba as diplomatic relations with the U.S. heal after a 53 year standoff.
Part 2: Transgender Life In CubaWith the recent obsession over Caitlyn Jenner's transformation, American transgenders will be shocked to discover surgery is free in a land, not far away.
Part 1: Cuba At A Turning Point With U.S.As the United States breaks down Cold War-era barriers with Cuba, the nation lives in a parallel universe, where old and modern co-exist.
Report: Wirtz Family To Renovate Historic Downtown Building; Retail Tenants Must GoA plan to renovate a historic downtown building will benefit the prominent Chicago family that owns it, but it may not be such good news for those who pay the rent.
Importance Of Smoke Detectors Emphasized As Fire Prevention Week ApproachesThe second week in October is Fire Prevention Week – a great time to make sure your home is ready in case of emergency.
Former Dixon Comptroller's Horses Now Up For AuctionScores of horses purchased by a government official who's accused of absconding with millions of dollars can now be yours, if you have the cash.
Heat, Ozone Levels Prompt Warning For Asthma SufferersSweltering heat and unhealthy ozone levels are on tap for the rest of the day Saturday – a brew that usually is not good news for people with asthma.
New Law Protects Users Of Online Dating SitesIllinois now has a new law to keep you safe when you date online.