Local News

Truck Driver Killed In Crash On I-80/94 Near Hammond A semi driver was killed when the truck he was driving collided with two other vehicles and rolled over early Friday on Interstate 80/94 near Hammond, Indiana.
Wisconsin Wrestling Coach Alleges Retaliation For Reporting Rape AllegationThe former head wrestling coach at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has sued the school, claiming he was fired for reporting a sexual assault to police.
Vehicle Hit By Gunfire On I-57 In MattesonShortly after midnight, a woman was driving north on the highway when her car was shot between the U.S. Route 30 and Vollmer Road exits, according to Illinois State Police. She was not hurt.
10 Shot In Thursday Attacks Across ChicagoThe latest nonfatal shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, where a 35-year-old man was shot twice in the abdomen in the 2900 block of West Walton, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Red Line Trains To Bypass Stations For Weekend Track WorkConstruction work will require Howard-bound Red Line trains to run express from Sheridan to Howard during the weekend, according to the Chicago Transit Authority.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.

Politics

Illinois Redistricting Referendum Won't Appear On November BallotThe Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the measure is unconstitutional, making it ineligible to appear on the November ballot.
Lawmaker Proposes Law To Help Remove Pokémon Go StopsProposed legislation introduced in Springfield Wednesday would require those who manage Pokémon Go and similar games to remove stops within two days of a request, and to make it easy to do so.
Chicago School Board Approves $5.4B CPS BudgetThe Chicago Board of Education voted unanimously today to approve a controversial $5.4 billion budget for the Chicago Public Schools, including a property tax hike to fund teacher pensions.
Transgender Artist Sues City Over Ban On Topless PerformancesA transgender woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, challenging the Chicago ordinance prohibiting women from going topless in establishments that hold liquor licenses.
Board Of Education To Vote On $5.4 Billion CPS BudgetAfter weeks of discussions, the Chicago Public Schools budget comes down to a vote, and not everyone is thrilled with the direction the spending is going.
Sen. Mark Kirk Not Backing Down On Obama-Iran Payment CommentsU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-8th), Kirk’s opponent, said his comments about the president were beyond pale.

Business

McDonald's Recalls Happy Meal "Step-iT" Fitness TrackersThe fast-food chain said last week that it would stop distributing the bands in Happy Meals. Now it's recalling 29 million of them in the U.S., and 3.6 million in Canada.
Chicago Hotel Among 20 Targeted By HackersThe Hotel Chicago Downtown, a Marriott hotel at 333 N. Dearborn St., was the only hotel in Chicago among those that might have been hacked.
Work Begins On New Retail-Apartment Complex In WrigleyvilleCrews were preparing to break ground Thursday on a huge retail and residential project across the street from the street from Wrigley Field.
Made In Chicago: DEFY Manufacturing Co.Founder Chris Tag once was an art director in advertising, but it was always his goal to leave his cubicle and create a line of bags for men. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Whole Foods Breaks Ground On New Pullman Distribution CenterThe 140,000-square-foot facility is expected to bring in about 150 jobs to a neighborhood that played a prominent role in the labor movement at the turn of the 20th century, and has become the focus of revival efforts in recent years.
After The Bell: Stocks Lower Ahead Of Key Earnings, Fed MeetingThe S&P 500 lost 6, the NASDAQ dropped 2 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down nearly 78 points, settling to 18,493.

Entertainment

Eddie Vedder Halts Wrigley Concert To Kick Out Unruly FanPearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder brought Monday night’s concert to a sudden halt when he apparently saw a man in the Wrigley Field crowd harassing a woman, and kicked the man out.
Eve Plumb, Who Played Jan Brady, Is A Real Estate Genius It turns out Jan Brady knew all along that is wasn't always about "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" but really about "location, location, location."
Actor Who Portrayed R2-D2 In 'Star Wars' Films Has Died: ReportsThe diminutive Kenny Baker, 83, also had roles in "Time Bandits" and "Flash Gordon."
Dwyane Wade Appeared On Stage At LollapaloozaWade is hitting up all the headlining events in Chicago.
Lollapalooza Kicks Off 25th Anniversary In Grant ParkThe gates opened for Lollapalooza on Thursday, with plenty of security in place, although there was a slight delay in kicking off the festivities.
CTA, Metra Offer Extra Service For LollapaloozaThe CTA and Metra will add trains this weekend to accommodate thousands of passengers headed for Lollapalooza in Grant Park.

Health

Surging Prices For EpiPens Worry Allergy SufferersRecent reports about the skyrocketing cost of EpiPens – injectors used to treat severe allergic reactions or allergy attacks – has the people who rely on them getting worried.
Nurse Returns To Work At Hospital That Saved Her LifeA woman is reunited with doctors and nurses at Advocate Christ Medical Center who saved her life 10 years ago. Now, she's a nurse there.
Joliet Woman Tangles With Rabid Bat In Her KitchenAt first, Sandra Jimenez thought it was a bird. It was no bird. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with experts about the dangers of rabid bats.
Pregnant Florida Woman Relocates To Illinois Amid Zika ScareOnce Zika started popping up in her zip code, Christina Frigo wasn’t taking any chances. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
New Law Sets Training Standards For Alzheimer's CaregiversGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that sets training standards for those who provide care to people with Alzheimer's disease.
East Chicago Students Make Move To New Building Over Lead ConcernsMonday is the first day of classes for hundreds of students in East Chicago, Indiana, but they won’t be going to their school, due to lead contamination on their campus.

Tech

Lawmaker Proposes Law To Help Remove Pokémon Go StopsProposed legislation introduced in Springfield Wednesday would require those who manage Pokémon Go and similar games to remove stops within two days of a request, and to make it easy to do so.
University Of Illinois To Research How To Secure Nation's Power GridThe University of Illinois has received nearly $19 million from the federal government to study threats to the nation’s power grid and come up with ways to survive an attack.
Players Should Use Caution With Popular 'Pokemon Go' AppOnly days since its launch, one app is being called a cultural phenomenon.
Cook County Unveils Upgraded Government WebsiteCook County has made a major upgrade to its official government website, and officials said it’s truly user-friendly now.
Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago HearingIn a series of hearings, members of Congress want to hear how government and the private sector can work together to ward off cyber threats.
Naperville Gets FAA Approval To Deploy DroneNaperville Fire Department Division Chief Andy Dina said the drone will have many uses besides giving crews a better vantage point while fighting fires.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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Top court hands down ruling on controversial burkini ban
Iran issues warning after latest incident with U.S. military
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