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Businesses Pitch In To Fix Driveway Of Wheelchair-Bound Four Year Old

(CBS) — It will soon be smoother sailing for a Naperville four-year-old who uses a wheelchair to get around, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

A badly cracked driveway at the Casteen house in Naperville posed challenges for Ella, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. 115 more words


Emanuel Optimistic Chicago Will Land Obama Presidential Library

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.

WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Mayor Emanuel is pleased that two of the four finalists to host Barack Obama’s presidential library, the University of Chicago and University of Illinois-Chicago, are in the city. 135 more words


War Of Words Between Hinsdale Teachers, School Board Continues

(CBS) — War of words today as the teachers union and school board in Hinsdale High School District 86 discuss separately the possibility of a teacher walkout a month from now. 240 more words


Thieves Steal $20K Worth Of High-End Bikes, Parts From North Side Store

CHICAGO (CBS) — For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive. 143 more words


Gary Police, Firefighters Stage Protest Calling For Pay Raise

(CBS) — Gary police and firefighters are staging a protest this afternoon outside City Hall as they face another year with a pay raise.

It has been almost a decade since the first-responders have seen raises. 275 more words


Reassignment Of Marshall High School Principal Sparks Protest By Teachers, Parents

CHICAGO (CBS) – Some students, parents and teachers who are upset over the reassignment of the principal of Marshall High School held a protest Monday, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner. 249 more words


Wheeling Police Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Accident

(CBS) — A Wheeling Police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 213 more words