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Lurie Hospital Sees Influx Of Underage Drinkers This Weekend

(CBS) — Lurie Children’s Hospital in downtown Chicago has seen at least 21 patients for underage drinking in the ER since Friday, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh. 168 more words


Daughter Of Former Illinois Governor Ogilvie Recalls State Of Disrepair Of Governor's Mansion

(CBS) — After 45 years, the leaky roof at the Illinois governor’s mansion is finally being replaced.

A former governor’s daughter recalls the place was dilapidated when she and her family arrived in the late ’60s. 230 more words


Towns In Illinois, Indiana Competing In Best Communities In America Competition

(CBS) — It’s crunch time for DeKalb, which is in the running to be named best community in the United States. 400 cities and towns applied for a top prize of $3 million and the list has been narrowed down to 50, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter. 182 more words


Original "Pippin" Back In Chicago For Musical Revival

CHICAGO (CBS) — For 50 years, John Rubenstein has been a familiar face on stage, in movies and on television but he’s also known for creating the original role of Pippin in 1972. 394 more words


Joakim Noah Promoting "Rock Your Drop" Campaign To Stop Violence

(CBS) — A Chicago Bulls star thinks teardrops are going to help stop violence in some Chicago neighborhoods.

Joakim Noah talked with young basketball players at the Major Adams Community Committee Center on the West Side while handing out drop pendants that can be purchased at… 137 more words


Riverside Woman Pleads Guilty In Drunk Driving Hit-And-Run That Injured Child

(CBS) — A 51-year-old Riverside woman has pleaded guilty to a drunk driving hit-and-run that injured a child last year, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

Julia Ann Rastelli pleaded guilty to aggravated felony DUI in an incident that left a 10-year-old child injured in a crosswalk with a crossing guard present holding a stop sign. 111 more words


Firefighter Hospitalized After Bridgeport Porch Fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago firefighter-officer was hospitalized while fighting a fire Saturday morning in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports he was fighting a porch fire on the 500 block of West 31st Street when he didn’t look right and his vital signs were off. 153 more words