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The top news stories from WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM news block


  • Mother scolded in court after gun incident at school

    18/05/2022 Duração: 08min

    In other top news stories tonight: Gov. Pritzker signs ghost gun ban into law; rogue bison is still on the loose in Lake County; chlorine product recalled; and more. 

  • 3-year-old child found safe in Oak Park after being in parked car that was stolen

    18/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    Also in the news: Bond set at $3 million for accused killer of teen boy; A news soccer field is being developed in Little Village at Farragut Career Academy High School; Downtown alderman rejecting the bid for River West casino; COVID numbers are up and if it moves to a high level a mask requirement might return; and much more.

  • Handgun goes off at Chicago school, grazes student, 7

    17/05/2022 Duração: 10min

    In other top stories tonight: armed robbery suspect charged after Lincoln Park ambush, shooting; Black developers combine powers to build on the South Side; Chicago man shot after chase with police; and more. 

  • Five people in custody after chase involving stolen SUV

    17/05/2022 Duração: 09min

    Also in the news: an 18-year-old Chicago man was shot by an Indiana State Trooper after allegedly stealing a car; Chicago police say a "person of interest" is now in custody in the shooting of a man during a robbery in the Lincoln Park area earlier this month; a three-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a school bus in far northwest suburban Cary yesterday afternoon; car buyers hoping to get one out of a vending machine in Skokie may have to wait longer, as the village has halted construction of the controversial tower; and much more. 

  • Lightfoot issues curfew for youths after violent weekend

    16/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    In other top stories tonight: State police at the ready to help Chicago, if necessary, governor says; former church in Edgewater could be razed; and more.

  • Teen charged in Saturday's fatal shooting near 'The Bean'

    16/05/2022 Duração: 06min

    Also in the news: Mayor Lightfoot places a curfew on unaccompanied minors in Millennium Park; A 14-year-old boy shot and killed in North Chicago; Air conditioning back on at a Rogers Park apartment complex after 3 deaths; and much more.

  • Teenager fatally shot in Millennium Park

    15/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    In other news: Three people were found dead at a Rogers Park living center yesterday;  Two people have died, two others injured in an early morning rollover crash on the outbound Eisenhower near Damen; Governor Pritzker has signed legislation to protect auto accident victims from rogue towing companies; and much more.   

  • Nationwide fundraising effort underway to rebuild Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

    13/05/2022 Duração: 12min

    In other news: DuPage County receives new voting equipment, West Side beauty shop provides prom attire for high school students, Malcolm X College graduates nursing class during nurses's week, Online petition launched calling for former Bear's induction into NFL HOF and much more

  • Chicago Police looking for Michigan Avenue hit-and-run driver

    13/05/2022 Duração: 13min

    Also in the news: Farmers markets make a comeback in Chicago; State representative joins race for Chicago mayor; North Aurora boy mauled by pit bull; Drug trafficking investigation in Chicago leads to over 30 arrests; State department of transportation want to eliminate Oak Brook Terrace red light camera; and much more. 

  • CPS buildings deal with air conditioning issues as temperatures increase

    12/05/2022 Duração: 10min

    In other news: Update on Wednesday's deadly Metra crash that left a woman dead, Robbins police officers agree to new contract with village, Illinois Policy Institute predicts tight state legislative races this fall, Chicago business leaders say city struggling to recover from pandemic, and much more 

  • 1 dead, 2 wounded after shootings in Gresham neighborhood

    12/05/2022 Duração: 12min

    Also in the news: four people are hurt after the collision of two three-wheeled motorcycles on Columbus Drive in the downtown area early today; Metra's Burlington Northern line is operating on a reduced Saturday schedule today after yesterday's fatal accident in Clarendon Hills; two Naperville men are facing charges for allegedly going into the home of an acquaintance and beating him in front of his daughter; eight schools in Illinois are being honored for their use of digital curriculum tools; and much more. 

  • Metra BNSF has restarted limited outbound trains, after an earlier train smashed into a semi

    11/05/2022 Duração: 06min

    In the news: President Biden is in Chicago today, Illinois farmers say inflation is affecting them, Chicago Police Superintendent addresses yesterday's shooting in Back of the Yards, and much more.

  • 10 wounded, 1 dead in 2 separate mass shootings on the South Side

    11/05/2022 Duração: 09min

    Also in the news: President Biden expected today to visit Kankakee and Chicago; Lincoln College to close after COVID setbacks and cyberattack; Multiple people shot in Back of the Yards neighborhood; People investigating 2 separate robberies in the Uptown neighborhood;  and much more. 

  • Suburban breast milk bank sees increased demand amid nationwide baby formula shortage

    10/05/2022 Duração: 09min

    In other news: New study looks into wrongly-issued parking tickets, Rising price of gas hits new high, Two armed robberies in Lakeview neighborhood, Fallen firefighters honored at memorial service, and much more 

  • 3 CPD officers hurt in Eisenhower crash while pursing suspect running on foot

    10/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    Also in the news: Candidate for governor takes jabs at Pritzker over COVID deaths at veterans home; CPS is announcing a new mental health and suicide prevention program; Westwood College students in Chicago might receive federal loan forgiveness; Masks might be required if COVID cases increase; and much more. 

  • Police seek community help in locating Lincoln Park shooting suspect

    09/05/2022 Duração: 10min

    In other news: Mother of four shot in Lawndale on Mother's Day, Museum honoring Illinois basketball legends in Bedford Park, High-speed sailboat race coming to Chicago, Mayor pledges funding to assist women with abortions, and much more

  • Police searching for man wanted for sexually assaulting women in Logan Square

    09/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    Also in the news: Telehealth company to increase medical access for people of color; Chicago Police officer is being charged for threating to shoot another cop; A fire in Madison, Wisconsin at an abortion clinic after leak on Roe v. Wade; Will County COVID cases are continuing to climb; and much more. 

  • Two people dead and one injured after a shooting in West Pullman

    08/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    In other news: Police in west suburban Cicero are asking the public's help in the investigation into a deadly hit and run; A 15-year-old boy has been charged with striking officer during arrest for robbery in Loop; and much more. 

  • Court ruling dings city for ticketing procedures

    06/05/2022 Duração: 07min

    In other top stories tonight: Armed robbery leaves man seriously injured; health officials recommends indoor masking, for now, amid higher COVID count; high-tech buoy monitors lake off Chicago; and more. 

  • Illinois voters can now request mail-in ballots permanently

    06/05/2022 Duração: 08min

    Also in the news: Ken Griffin has put up more money in his effort to ultimately defeat Governor JB Pritzker; a pedestrian was struck and killed on the Near West side this morning; the Chicago City Council's Casino Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday to consider the mayor's selection of Bally's to build a gaming and hotel complex in the River West area; Mayor Lightfoot and Governor Pritzker are reacting to news that the Boeing Company is moving its headquarters out of Chicago; and much more. 

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