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Illinois To Start Accepting Medical Marijuana Applications From Patients, Businesses

(CBS) — In September and October, the state will take applications from patients whose last names begin with the letters A through L. Then, in November and December, those whose names go from M through Z, can apply. 159 more words

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Religious Leaders Pray For Safe School Year For Chicago Students

(CBS) – As Chicago Public School students get ready for the start of school Tuesday, religious leaders are praying for a safe year, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 158 more words

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Bishop Larry Trotter Endorses Jim Oberweis Over Dick Durbin

(CBS) — The Republican challenging U.S. Senator Dick Durbin has picked up the support of another prominent Chicago African-American clergyman, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

Bishop Larry Trotter is endorsing Jim Oberweis in the U.S. 198 more words

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Kids Get Free Back-To-School Haircuts At Gresham Police Station

(CBS) — For the third straight year, the Gresham Police District at 78th and Halsted is the place for free back-to-school haircuts – and some free advice on life. 177 more words

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DiveSTARS Teaches Scuba Diving To Disabled

(CBS) – When you have a spinal cord injury, use a wheelchair or have a developmental disability, everything on land can be a bit more challenging, but a Kankakee organization is offering a sense of freedom to the disabled through adaptive diving. 466 more words

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Hundreds Mourn Slain 9-Year-Old At Funeral

(CBS) – More than 400 people filled the Evening Star Missionary Baptist Church, in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, to pay their final respects to the nine-year-old boy shot through the heart in a South Side alley on August 20. 167 more words

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Father Of JRW Player Serves As Grand Marshal For Million Father March Parade

(CBS) — A back-to-school tradition on Chicago’s South Side, the Million Father March Parade, took place Saturday morning and it was led by the father of a Jackie Robinson West little league player. 181 more words

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