Music therapy eases family’s hospital stay (VIDEO)

By Anne Arntson After four months at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Ireland Larson’s hospital room has become her own. It’s filled with stuffed animals, board games, handwritten notes, drawings of her favorite Disney princess, Ariel, family photographs and a heart-shaped electric guitar.

Teenager killed, but legacy lives on through foundation (VIDEO)

By Angela G. Barnes The city of Evanston lost an inspiring leader, basketball star and trailblazer whose life was taken in what the Evanston Police Department has called a case of mistaken identity. What could have been the highlight of a young man’s life has instead become the highlight of his death.

Wrigley Field rats are still hanging around Wrigleyville (Video)

By Angela G. Barnes and Anne Arntson Baseball fans are not the only ones hanging out in Wrigleyville. Since the start of the Wrigley Field renovation project last October, rats have been the bane of the resident’s existence. Cubs officials say they continue to work with the city and Alderman Tunney’s office to combat the problem. […]