School Raising Money For Janitor Back To Work A Day After Fire Burned HomeA far west suburban school district has turned to social media for a much loved custodian, who showed up at work as usual the day after a fire burned up everything in his home in Aurora.
Art Institute Ahead Of The Curve With Selfie Stick BanChicago's Art Institute was way ahead of the curve on the stick issue, though officials there swear they love selfies.
Garden Expert: Leave That Lawn Alone...For Now A garden specialist is warning Chicago area residents, "If you love your lawn, let it be," reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Watch: Ice Skater Glides Along "Smooth As Glass" Lake MichiganRemember last week’s endless chill? Well it made conditions just right for April Chernoby and a few fellow skaters from the West Michigan Speedskating Club on the world's largest ice skating rink: Lake Michigan.
NIU Teaming Up With Elgin Community CollegeNorthern Illinois University has inked an agreement with Elgin Community College, allowing NIU to provide a double degree or a safety net for community college transfer students.
Aurora Naturalists Setting Up Birdhouses For Dwindling Bluebird PopulationFox Valley Park District spokesman Jeff Long said they are looking for monitors for some 30 to 40 bluebird boxes, or birdhouses.
Preservation Group Puts Neon Signs On Annual List Of Chicago’s 7 Most Endangered Buildings Neon signs are among the city's most endangered architectural features worth saving in the annual list issued by Preservation Chicago, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Conservative Watchdog Group Says 14 Lake County Retirees Collecting $200K+ PensionsTaxpayers United says over 14 Lake County retirees are collecting pensions over $200,000 as the tax watch it continues combing through Illinois county retirement records for potential tax savings, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
John Dillinger Museum In Indiana Opens For PreviewMarch 3 marks 81 years since the still famous or infamous John Dillinger fled from the Crown Point Indiana jail using a carved wooden pistol.
Snow Print Suggests An Abrupt End For One Critter In The Talons Of A Bird Of PreyA very subtle sign of spring is seen in a west suburban snow print, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
State Rep. Ford Calls On Gov. Rauner To Fund Child Care Assistance ProgramState Representative La Shawn Ford joined preschoolers and their teachers, demanding immediate funding of early child care throughout the Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.