CHICAGO (CBS) – One of state Rep. Derrick Smith’s attorneys offered a rather unusual defense on Wednesday against allegations the West Side lawmaker accepted a $7,000 bribe from a daycare operator seeking a state grant. 439 more words
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CHICAGO (CBS) – Child abuse prevention advocates gathered in front of Navy Pier on Wednesday with an important message: everyone can help prevent child abuse. 260 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) – State officials were asking the public to help in an effort to restore the population of a state symbol.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports the monarch butterfly has been the state’s official insect for nearly 40 years , thanks to the lobbying efforts of a group of 3rd graders from Decatur. 315 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — A fire in the West Pullman neighborhood injured seven people; including two firefighters, a police officer, and two children who jumped from a window to reach safety. 298 more words
(CBS) – White Sox executives spoke to some Chicago high school athletes about bringing change as part of Major League Baseball’s Jackie Robinson Day, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 196 more words