Study Might Explain Why Trailer Parks Seem To Be Tornado Magnets

Researchers looked at 60 years worth of climatological data from the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center, and found tornadoes touch down most often in "transition zones" – areas where a dramatic change in landscape takes place.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 12:32 pm

Wizards’ Beal Still Trolling Chicagoans About Deep Dish Pizza

What exactly is St. Louis-style pizza, Mr. Beal?

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 12:13 pm

View: 400-Pound Birthday Cake For Wrigley Field

This cake's going to need to be shared among many, many Cubs fans.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:50 am

Four-Legged Lawnmowers Returning To O’Hare

Keeping the brush low prevents birds and other wildlife from nesting on the airfield. Such wildlife could present a serious hazard to airplanes as they take off and land at O'Hare.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:49 am

Levine: Wrigley’s 100-Year Celebration A Time For Reflection

A veteran of 3,000-plus games, this writer is thankful for the never-ending memories of Wrigley Field.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:28 am

Loyola Student Missing From Rogers Park Campus

Loyola University officials are asking for help finding a missing student.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:28 am

Peoria Mayor Defends Police Raid Over Twitter Parody Account

Peoria's mayor defended his actions in response to a fake Twitter account set up in his name, saying he felt his identity was stolen and that the comments posted online were "absolute filth."

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:20 am

Baffoe: The Truth Of The Wrigley Field Birthday Isn’t Happy

Celebrating 100 years of losing just feels weird.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:07 am

Report: Pacers’ Vogel ‘Coaching For His Job’

Frank Vogel's future with the Pacers is in doubt.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 10:47 am

Bernstein: Bulls Brass Knows The Deal

Bulls management is ready to show they can be try-hard guys, too.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 10:26 am

Hoge’s Bears Big Board: No. 12 DT Ra’Shede Hageman

Hageman has a high ceiling but also a low floor, so he could be a risky first-round pick.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 10:07 am

Killer’s Warning: Divorce ‘Not Going To Be Pretty’

Days after Nina Castro filed for divorce from her husband last fall, she returned to their home in Gary, Ind. where Remanard Castro forced her to have sex with him while threatening her with a handgun and later a crowbar, according to Lake Superior Court records.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 9:56 am

Game 4 Preview: Blues-Blackhawks

Entering tonight's game at the United Center, St. Louis leads the series 2-1.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 9:55 am

Wisch: 100 Years Of Wrigley, My Top 5 Memories

Fergie's final masterpiece and a wild brawl will never fade from the memory.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 9:30 am

CTA’s Skokie Swift Turns 50 Years Old

The CTA's Skokie Swift is turning 50 years old, and there's a party Saturday to mark the anniversary.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 8:44 am

Vehicle Hits Roseland Bus Stop After Police Chase, Five Hurt

Five people were hurt after a vehicle hit a bus stop Tuesday night after a police chase in the Roseland neighborhood.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:08 am

Family Of Slain Officer Settles Lawsuit Against Shop That Sold Murder Weapon

The family of a murdered Chicago policeman has reached a settlement in its lawsuit against a Mississippi gun shop.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:41 am

Man Arrested After Hitting Officers With Car

Charges are pending against a man accused of hitting two police officers with a car overnight.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:36 am

One Dead After Van Crashes Into CTA Bus

One person was killed after a van crashed into a CTA bus on Wednesday morning.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:14 am

Family Finally Learns Fate Of NW Side Man Missing Since 1978

The mystery has been unsolved since 1978 and now a Northwest Side family knows the truth about what happened to a 22-year-old man.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:00 am

How To Create An Educational Playspace

Keeping your child’s own interests and individuality in mind, here are several rules of thumb to follow when creating an educational playspace.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:00 am

Home Improvement Tips For Renters

Don’t let not owning your home stop you from making it look and feel special.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:00 am

The Five Tools No Home Should Be Without

Even if changing a lightbulb is your idea of a challenging DIY project, there are certain tools your home should never be without. These are five staple tools to always have readily on hand.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:00 am

Westerlund: Lacking Crunch-Time Closer, Bulls Hit By Reality

There's only a few tomorrows left for Chicago without a go-to guy late.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:58 am

Paul McCartney Ticket Giveaway

Listen to WBBM Friday, April 25th between 4 and 6pm for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Paul McCartney at United Center July 9th. DETAILS >>

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 12:01 am