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Nissan Unveils New SUV Armada At Chicago Auto Show PreviewThe Chicago Auto Show kicks off Saturday, but Wednesday night we got a sneak peek of a brand-new SUV.
DIY Exams Allow Eye Checks Without Leaving HomeYou get an eye exam and a prescription for contacts or glasses and you never leave your house. That's the reality new technology offers lens-wearers, but the exam, has critics, reports CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot.
Police, Boyfriend Plea For Help In Finding 25-Year-Old Woman’s KillerChicago Police are asking for people to come forward if they think they may know anything about what was going on in the city's Heart of Chicago neighborhood Friday evening - when a stray bullet struck and killed 25-year-old Aaren O'Connor as she sat in her car.
City Council To Consider Making Tampons Exempt From Sales Tax The Chicago City Council will debate whether to add tampons to the list of items not subject to local sales tax, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Quintonio LeGrier's Mother Blasts "Heartless" Chicago Police OfficerCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot has the story, of a mother's outrage.
Romeoville Woman Opens Up About Contracting Zika VirusShe told her story to CBS 2's Vince Gerasole.

Politics

City Council Passes Watered-Down Ordinance Giving IG Oversight Of Aldermen The Chicago City Council has approved a watered-down ordinance regarding oversight of aldermen by an inspector general, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Opinion: Young Millennials Don't Vote And It's Mostly Your Fault (Yes, You Specifically)Wagging your finger at the kids for their rockin' and their rollin' and their not votin' doesn't help.
President Obama Urges Bipartisanship In Speech To State LawmakersPresident Barack Obama was talking up the values of compromise and cordiality in a speech to Illinois lawmakers in Springfield, nine years to the day after he announced his campaign for president, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Guardian Angels Back Proposed Ban On Posting Fight Videos OnlineThe leader of the Guardian Angels has applauded an effort in Springfield to make it a crime to film violent incidents and post the video online.
President Obama To Address State Lawmakers In SpringfieldThe White House has said the president will address the Illinois General Assembly to make a plea for unity, to discuss "what we can do, together, to build a better politics - one that reflects our better selves."
Preckwinkle's Office Briefs Board On Impact Of State Budget StalemateMembers of the Cook County Board spoke to county department heads on Tuesday about how the state’s budget impasse is affecting local services.

Business

DIY Exams Allow Eye Checks Without Leaving HomeYou get an eye exam and a prescription for contacts or glasses and you never leave your house. That's the reality new technology offers lens-wearers, but the exam, has critics, reports CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot.
Hiring More Women Good For Company Profits, Study FindsCompanies looking to improve performance and the bottom line should hire more female managers to run them.
Gasoline Prices Averaging $1.66 A Gallon In Chicago AreaThat's less than the national average, which is rare, CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Those Items You Returned? They've Got To Go SomewherePallets of goods accumulate at a warehouse retailer in Shorewood. CBS 2's Adriana Diaz reports.
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

Entertainment

Jesse Owens Film “Race” Premiers In ChicagoCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole was on the red carpet.
Beyonce's Super Bowl Halftime Performance Makes Statement, But Gets Mixed Reception By SomeThe Super Bowl halftime show is still making news today ... over the performance of a pop diva who wasn't even the "headliner."
'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.

Health

DIY Exams Allow Eye Checks Without Leaving HomeYou get an eye exam and a prescription for contacts or glasses and you never leave your house. That's the reality new technology offers lens-wearers, but the exam, has critics, reports CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot.
City Council To Consider Making Tampons Exempt From Sales Tax The Chicago City Council will debate whether to add tampons to the list of items not subject to local sales tax, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without PrescriptionWalgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives.
2 Investigators: Specialist Missing When Newborn Had Complication, Suit SaysToday, four-year-old Drew Kerrins can't talk, walk or stand without braces. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Chipotle Stores Back Open After Company-Wide Food Safety MeetingCBS 2's Vince Gerasole shows us what Chipotle employees did around noon today instead of making burritos.
What's In Your Wine? You Might Be SurprisedEver hear of Velcorin? CBS 2's Marissa Bailey explains.

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.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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