Vertical Farming Company Partners With Indiana University To Create Course On Sustainable FarmingA vertical farming company in Portage called Greensense helped create a course at Indiana University South Bend on the future of sustainable farming.
Urban League To Host Forum Asking For Community Input On Selecting New Chicago Police SuperintendentThe Chicago Urban League wants residents to have a say in selecting the next Chicago Police superintendent, reports WBBM's Keith Johnson.
NW Indiana Group Working To Provide Teens Path Away From Violence A northwest Indiana outreach group begins a new year with a new leader but with the same mission: to reduce teen violence.
Illinois Middle Schoolers Taking Part In Future City Competition Some Chicago, suburban and downstate middle-schoolers are hooked on engineering, with the goal of creating a cleaner, efficient future environment.
Unseasonably Warm Weather An Opportunity To Visit Cook County Forest PreservesThis weekend’s unseasonably warm weather has created an opportunity to bond with nature in the Cook County's forest preserves, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
Despite State Budget Cuts, Boys & Girls Clubs Of Chicago Keeping STEM Programming GoingThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago is not letting state budget cuts take a bite out of its vital science and technology programs, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
Co-Founder Of Literacy Non-Profit Decries State Of Adult Education In Illinois A non-profit that promotes literacy says the state of adult education in Chicago is alarming and the current budget mess only makes matters worse, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
Head Of City Council Latino Caucus Raising Funds For Youth Mentorship FoundationThe Chicago City Council Latino Caucus is on a mission, to elevate its status and raise funds for its Latino Youth Foundation, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
5 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend ViolenceFive people have been killed and at least 18 others wounded — including a 12-year-old boy left in critical condition — in shootings across the city since Friday night.
Non-Profit Seeks To Lead Disconnected Adults Into IT CareersA national non-profit focused on closing the opportunity divide has set up a branch in Chicago.
Challenger: Don't Bring Your Political Soapbox To The OfficeThis year’s presidential race has stirred passions and ignited heated debate from all corners of the country and from every venue, including the workplace.
Police Enforcing Seat Belt Laws Memorial Day WeekendSome 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest are joining police departments throughout the national in an effort that also features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement.
Report: Evans Hiring New Judges Despite Lack Of Need For ThemCook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears to be moving ahead with his plan to hire more trial judges when they may not be needed.
Tollway Reroute Project Will Mean Detours, ConfusionA major highway project in the northern suburbs will mean detours and require a hefty dose of patience.
End Of Tax Exemptions To Result In Higher Lollapalooza Ticket PricesFans anticipating Lollapalooza 2012 in Grant Park could face sticker shock at the gate.