Non-Profit's Goal To Strengthen Racial Equity With Transit-Oriented DevelopmentA non-profit believes neighborhood transit is the catalyst for future economic growth in depressed areas of Chicago.
South Suburban Native Takes Volunteerism To A New LevelA Homewood native has transported her spirit of volunteerism to the campus of Michigan State University and the community of East Lansing.
LISC Chicago Helps Entrepreneur Reach For The StarsThe owner of a new restaurant in Washington Park thanks a networking resources giant for allowing her realize her dream and help a struggling neighborhood grow.
Butterball Leaving Chicago SuburbsThe turkey supplier is shutting down its processing plant in Montgomery, which would put about 600 full-time employees out of work.
Hundreds Expected At Protest Outside BP Refinery In WhitingMore than 1,000 people are expected to rally outside the BP Refinery in Whiting, Indiana on Sunday.
State Senator, Attorney General Hosting Internet Safety Workshop Parents who're concerned about cyber-bullying, sexting and cyber-predators may be able to get some answers Monday night at an internet safety workshop in Des Plaines.
Cook County Nature Preserves Holding Annual Big Sit Bird Watching Event Next Weekend One of the fastest growing recreational events in the country will take place next weekend in six Cook County nature preserves.
YMCA Holding Healthy Kids Day Next WeekendThe YMCA of Metro Chicago wants your kids to join in the fun next Friday and Saturday to help celebrate the Y's Healthy Kids Day.
OEMC Says 911 Callers Should Be Ready To Answer Dispatcher's Questions
Artist/Therapist Offers Perspective On What Struggling Artists Go Through Life as a performing artist can be rewarding but also brutal. A Chicago therapist/musician offers a unique perspective for artists struggling to achieve their goals, reports WBBM's Keith Johnson reports
College Student Among 8 Finalists For Boys & Girls Club of Chicago's Youth Of The Year award An 18-year-old Chicago college student could be on the verge of claiming the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago's Youth of the Year award.
NW Indiana High Schools Adopting Anti-Violence Program SAVE A new anti-violence program has popped up in some high schools in Northwest Indiana. It's called, SAVE, Students Against Violence Everywhere.
22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards To Take Place Next WeekThe 22nd annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards will honor outstanding work in community development and architectural achievement.
Museum Of Science And Industry Hosting Programs Focusing On Technology, Art For Black History MonthIn celebration of Black History Month, the Museum of Science and Industry is hosting programs highlighting technology and the arts.
UIC Study Highlights High Unemployment Among Black, Hispanic YouthA University of Illinois Chicago study delivers a sobering assessment on job prospects for Chicago's teenagers of color.