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Shoppers Out Picking Up Super Bowl Party Favoriteso many football fans are grabbing their game day favorites for Super Bowl Sunday.
Investigators Believe Murdered Gage Park Family Was TargetedPolice continue to process evidence gathered inside the Gage Park bungalow where a family of six was murdered, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Activist Protest TIF Funds For Planned Uptown High-Rise DevelopmentAbout fifty activists marched from the site of a planned high-rise development in the Uptown neighborhood that would get $16 million in tax Increment financing dollars to the mayor's house to demand he put a stop to the deal, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Centers Offer Free Help For Low And Moderate Income TaxpayersTax filing season is here and once again, the city and a pair of non-profit groups are preparing returns for low- and moderate-income taxpayers for free, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Three Critically Injured In Rollover Accident On Kennedy Expressway RampThree people were critically injured in a rollover accident on an exit ramp for the Kennedy Expressway at Division Street Saturday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Five Kids Hurt In Roseland Car AccidentFive kids were hurt in a two-car accident Saturday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Politics

Centers Offer Free Help For Low And Moderate Income TaxpayersTax filing season is here and once again, the city and a pair of non-profit groups are preparing returns for low- and moderate-income taxpayers for free, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Rauner Rejects Plan To Reopen State Museum, Encourages Directors To Find FundingThe Republican governor used his veto powers Friday to suggest the changes to a bipartisan bill he's had since December.
Mayor Open To Possible Site Change For Lucas MuseumMayor Rahm Emanuel seemed to leave the door open a crack on the possibility of selecting a new site for the controversial Lucas Museum, a day after a judge declined to toss out a lawsuit filed by opponents who want it off the lakefront.
Rauner Seeking More Government ConsolidationGov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday he’s backing four pieces of legislation that would allow local governments to consolidate services in order to save money for taxpayers.
Alvarez Defends Handling Of Laquan McDonald CaseThe incumbent Cook County State's Attorney appeared before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, with her two Democratic opponents.
Rauner Blasts CPS Borrowing Plan; Says Emanuel 'Forestalling The Inevitable'Gov. Bruce Rauner had more harsh criticism for the Chicago Public Schools on Thursday, a day after the district borrowed $725 million at very high interest rates.

Business

Chinese-Led Investors Plan To Buy Chicago Stock ExchangeThe buyers are considering opening a stock exchange in southwest China and also hope to list Chinese stocks in the U.S., Chicago Stock Exchange CEO John Kerin said in an interview Friday. The exchange needs the cash from the buyout to launch its new trading products and platforms, Kerin said.
After The Bell: Stocks Fight Early Declines To Close Higher
Chicago Sun-Times Backer Pumps $44.4M Into Rival Tribune PublishingTribune Publishing said it received a $44.4 million cash infusion from a Chicago investor who has a stake in its rival newspaper the Chicago Sun-Times.
Motorists Loving Low Gas Prices, But Economic Impact Not All PositiveDrivers are enjoying some of the lowest prices at the pump in years, but as CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports it comes at a price.
United Lets Families Board Early, Reversing 4-Year PolicyThe move, which takes effect Feb. 15., lets families with children age two and under get settled in their seats before the rush of other passengers clamoring for overhead bin space.
City Announces $1.3 Billion Infrastructure O'Hare PlanThe city of Chicago has reached a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration and United and American Airlines on a $1.3 billion infrastructure plan for O'Hare Airport that includes a building a sixth runway.

Entertainment

'Downton' Chicago: A Sneak PeekCostumes from the hugely popular PBS drama are making extended cameos at a Chicago museum. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Stephen Colbert Talks Post-Super Bowl 'Late Show' With 'CBS This Morning'Stephen Colbert and his team are gearing up for a special live edition of "The Late Show" this Sunday.
Chris Stapleton To Lead B.B. King Tribute At GRAMMYsCountry singer Chris Stapleton will join Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt at the Grammy Awards later this month for a tribute to the late blues master B.B. King.
Watch Coldplay's Carpool KaraokeIn the latest installment of the popular Late Late Show bit, Corden picks up Martin who his hitchhiking his way to the Super Bowl.
Lady Gaga To Perform National Anthem At Super Bowl 50Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Lady Gaga To Perform David Bowie GRAMMY TributeGaga has cited David Bowie as one of her leading artistic influences.

Health

What's In Your Wine? You Might Be SurprisedEver hear of Velcorin? CBS 2's Marissa Bailey explains.
U.S. Health Officials Urge Condoms Against ZikaU.S. health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman — for the entire duration of the pregnancy.
Members Hoping To Save Orland Park Fitness Center From ClosingThe Palos Health and Fitness Club closing is part of Palos Community Hospital’s plan to expand its facility in Orland Park on 153rd Street and West Avenue.
Study Finds Seafood Can Help Protect Against Alzheimer'sA new study has found seafood is still good for your brain, even though the seafood might have mercury in it.
Doctors Test Chicago Patient For Possible Zika VirusIn the first possible case of Zika virus in Chicago, health officials are monitoring a patient who recently traveled to a a county where the mosquito-borne illness is present.
Indiana Woman's Loss Leads To New Life For Best Friend In Rare Organ TransplantAfter Vicki Olds lost her 18-year-old daughter Nikki last summer in a drowning accident, she decided to give the ultimate gift to her friend.

Tech

Woodstock Science Center Honors 30th Anniversary Of Challenger DisasterThirty years ago, Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after launching on what was supposed to be a historic mission. On Thursday, a science and technology center named in honor of the shuttle, teachers and students released balloons in the air in memory of the seven astronauts who were killed in the Challenger disaster.
Adler Planetarium's Next Sky Show To Explore Potential Ninth PlanetResearchers at the California Institute of Technology have revealed evidence there might be a ninth planet on the fringes of the solar system, and an Adler Planetarium astronomer has been busy for months designing a sky show based on those findings.
Citing Fire Hazard, Metra Bans Hoverboards On All TrainsMetra calls itself “The way to really” fly, but it will not be the place for tech geeks to “hover.” The rail agency announced Friday that hoverboards will no longer be permitted on trains “due to concerns over potential fire hazards,” a statement from Metra said.
University Of Illinois Bans Hoverboards At Urbana-Champaign Campus BuildingsEffective Monday, the popular two-wheeled self-balancing electronic scooters will be banned from all school buildings at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, including residence halls.
Hoverboard Catches Fire In Fox River GroveA hoverboard caught fire early Friday morning as residents of a home in northwest suburban Fox River Grove were sleeping.
FAA To Begin Requiring Registration Of DronesIf someone in your family finds a drone under the Christmas tree this year, they'll need to know about a new FAA requirement.

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