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Consumers Of Babies “R” Us, Toys “R” Us Baby Products Eligible For Settlement From Class Action Suit

Consumers who purchased a number of baby products at Babies “R” Us or Toys “R” Us are now eligible for compensation following a class-action lawsuit.


Ways To Prevent ‘Summer Slide’

(CBS) — Meg Fitzgerald of Bennet Day School in the West Loop shares some creative, hands-on ways to keep kids learning during vacation. (1) Create with Sticks & Stones: • Enjoy the fun challenge of […]


Memorial Day Recipies

Taylor Dyer from Whole Foods shares some recipes for your Memorial Day BBQ or summer picnic.


Mars Surface

Three Chicagoans Vying For Mission To Mars

It is an ambitious project that is literally out of this world. It’s called Mars One. When and if it achieves lift off a decade from now, people will travel to Mars to live there permanently.


Buick Enclave. (Credit:  KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Parade Of GM Recalls Rolls On; 2.4M More Vehicles

nother day, another recall from General Motors.


Nearly 826,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in 12 states in August 2009 after at least 27 people were sickened by salmonella.

Ground Beef Recall Issued

Morgan’s Meat Market, a Mattoon, Ill., establishment, has recalled approximately 216 pounds of uninspected ground beef products.  Under state and federal regulations, meat products produced without the benefit of inspection are considered unfit for human […]


An aerial view shows a flooded area near the Northern-Bosnian town of Brcko on May 18, 2014.  (Photo credit should read ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago 4th Grader Raising Funds For Bosnian Flooding Victims

A Chicago fourth grader is raising money for flooding victims in Bosnia-Herzegovina.


Chicago Craft Beer Week

(CBS) — For more information on Chicago’s Craft Beer Week, click here.


Cat Saves Boy Being Attacked By Dog

A video posted on Youtube shows a cat rushing to the aid of a young boy who was being dragged off of a tricycle by a dog.


Healthy Pantry Tips

Replace White Products With Whole Grains Snack Smarter With Less Sugar & More Protein Clear Condiments With Additives Spruce Up Spices & Herbs Buy Pure Extracts Replace Cans With Bags & Boxes Put Items In […]


Mother’s Day Charities

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Icing Smiles

(CBS) — For more information or to volunteer for Icing Smiles, visit and


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a week away and Meredith Sinclair of shares some gift ideas for all budgets.


Race Nutrition

(CBS) – For Lara Field’s tips on preparing and staying fueled during racing season, visit Homemade Recipe: Tart Cherry Gel. Servings: 5 (slightly less than 1/4 cup each). Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen tart cherries […]


Stress Relief

(CBS) — April is National Stress Awareness Month and for tips on dealing with stress, visit Dr. Ed LaMadrid’s website at



Expert Offers Fitness Advice To New Moms

Dana Pieper was on CBS 2’s morning show Saturday to talk about ways to exercise while you’re with your baby. Click here for her website.


Taste Of Chicago Music Lineup

(CBS) – The City of Chicago unveiled the headliners for this year’s Taste of Chicago. July 9: AWOLNATION with Valory July 10: Janelle Monae with Gary Clark Jr. July 11: Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris, Parker […]


Eco-Friendly Entertaining

(CBS) – For more information on eco-friendly entertaining, visit


Divvy Bike Bag

(CBS) – For more information on the Divvy bike bag, visit