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After The Bell: Dow Slides 380 Points

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Stocks closed lower Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as Wall Street finished a volatile month of trading.

The S&P 500 lost 30, the NASDAQ fell 57 and the Dow Jones industrial average, hit the hardest, shed more than 380 points, settling just above the 25,000 mark. 72 more words


Preservation Chicago Releases The 2018 'Chicago 7 Most Endangered' List, Asks Obama Foundation To Find New Site

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Preservation Chicago is calling on the Obama Foundation to consider another site and abandon plans for Jackson Park.

“We’re very concerned about the plans for the Obama Presidential Center and the golf course proposed for Jackson Park, the Midway Plaisance and the South Shore Cultural Center,” said Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago. 108 more words


DuPage County Sheriff Candidate's Campaign Billboard Vandalized

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Campaign dirty tricks are being reported in DuPage County in the race for the GOP nomination for Sheriff.

“Out in DuPage, signs are a big part of the game,” said James Mendrick, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Patrol Commander looking to replace out-going Sheriff John Zaruba. 173 more words


Deerfield Considers Assault-Weapons Ban

(WBBM Newsradio) — The village of Deerfield may be getting closer to a ban on assault weapons.

It was the deaths of 17 people in Florida that was the tipping point for Deerfield, Mayor Harriet Rosenthal said Tuesday. 120 more words


Gun That Killed Chicago Police Commander Came From Outside Illinois

(WBBM Newsradio) — WBBM has learned that the gun used to kill Chicago Police Comdr. Paul Bauer came into the city from out of state. 170 more words


CTA Getting Thousands Of New HD Surveillance Cameras

CHICAGO (WBBM Newsradio) — The CTA has announced a $33 million program to install thousands of new high definition cameras, as well as new video monitors at its train stations. 277 more words


Welcome Party Planned For Chicago-Area Olympic Women’s Hockey Player

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A gold medal-type welcome is planned when Olympic women’s hockey player Kendall Coyne returns to the Chicago area, but that party is on ice if you will. 247 more words