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25 Immigrants Are Now American CitizensThey came to America from 15 different nations, but 25 immigrants are now American citizens.
Thieves Steal 5 Luxury Cars In Libertyville, Lead Police On Chase In WisconsinThe vehicles were stolen Sunday night around 11:20 p.m. and about 15 minutes later, the thieves were across state lines leading police in Wisconsin on a high-speed chase.
Mother Of A Murdered Chicago Rapper Speaks OutIn an original report, CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot tells how "John Walt's" mother wants her son to be remembered.
South Side Jewish Community Center Receives Bomb ThreatAddie Goodman, the executive vice president of Jewish Community Center Chicago, said it was the Hyde Park JCC - locally - that received this latest threat on Monday.
Plants Begin To Sprout As Spring Nears, But Is Weather An Issue?Warm weather is coaxing perennials - like snowdrops - out of the ground right now. But the question is: With cold weather coming by the weekend, will they meet an untimely death?
Rep. Danny Davis Seeks Funding For African American Male ProgramsThe Congressman is leading the effort that seeks funding from federal, state and city sources to support programs that benefit black males.

Politics

25 Immigrants Are Now American CitizensThey came to America from 15 different nations, but 25 immigrants are now American citizens.
Protesters To Mark Trump's First Month In Office On Presidents DayAs President Donald Trump prepares to unveil a revised travel ban, protesters were preparing to gather at Trump Tower in Chicago on Monday, for the second day in a row of demonstrations against the president’s immigration policies.
Anita Alvarez: 'I Do Feel Like The Scapegoat'The Cook County State’s Attorney sat down with CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to discuss Chicago street violence, policing and what her future holds.
Protesters Return To Trump Tower And March To Federal PlazaOne month after President Trump's inauguration, hundreds gathered near Trump Tower in Chicago to once again demonstrate.
Feds: Dorothy Brown Requested $10,000 Loan From An EmployeeThe Cook County Circuit Court Clerk has not been charged with any crime and denies any wrongdoing.
Michel, GOP Leader Skilled At Deal-Making, Dies At Age 93Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking compromise critical in getting many initiatives of two Republican presidents through Congress, died Friday. He was 93.

Business

Aldermen Vote To Scale Back Airbnb RegulationsA City Council panel has given preliminary approval to changes in the regulations governing Airbnb and other vacation home-sharing websites, only eight months after aldermen passed the original ordinance.
Joliet Throws Hat Into Ring As Possible Caterpillar HQThe construction machinery and equipment company announced plans to relocate its top executives. It hasn't indicated whether its moving to Chicago or to the suburbs.
Made In Chicago: Eat PurelyWhen you walk into a warehouse on the Near West Side, you can smell and hear what's cooking, as the employees at Eat Purely are busy preparing and packing up lunches for hundreds awaiting delivery.
Emanuel Revives Daley's Dream Of O'Hare Express TrainsMayor Rahm Emanuel has vowed to resurrect a plan to provide express trains between O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago, a project long touted but ultimately abandoned by his predecessor, Richard M. Daley.
Thieves Hitting Utility Boxes Across ChicagoAt 100 pounds apiece, why would anyone take what's inside them? CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Big Challenge For Auto Makers: Getting Millennials To Buy CarsBut they've got some strategies that appear to be paying off, CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.

Entertainment

2017 ACM NomineesFull list of 2017 ACM nominees.
Katherine Heigl Battles "Doubt" In CBS' Newest DramaKatherine Heigl stars in the new courtroom drama, "Doubt." Tune in every Wednesday at 10/9c, only on CBS.
2017 GRAMMYs RecapComplete recap of the 59th annual GRAMMYs.
Northern Illinois University Professor, Alum Win Grammy AwardsChance the Rapper stole the spotlight at the Grammys on Sunday, but he wasn’t the only person from Illinois to bring home the gold.
Chance The Rapper's Dad: "Almost Surreal" Seeing Him Achieve His DreamNow a winner of three Grammy Awards, Chance the Rapper grew up in the West Chatham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, and started performing when he was only 4 years old.
Chance The Rapper Wins 3 Grammy AwardsThe Chicago rapper and anti-gun violence activist won Grammys for best new artist, best rap performance, and best rap album.

Health

Warm Spell Means Early Start To Allergy Season For ManyIt looks like the groundhog was wrong about an early Spring, but this long stretch of warm weather could forecast trouble for allergy sufferers.
The Hidden Disease For Many Women: HypothyroidismSome women may wait years before they get a correct diagnosis. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.
Book Warns Moms, Dads About Excessive 'ParentSpeak' Toward KidsCan some tried-and-true expressions, such as "Good job!," be overused when rearing children? CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Young Women Not Immune From Heart Disease, No. 1 Killer Of Females In U.S.For many women, it’s the last thing on their minds. CBS 2's Irika Sargent reports.
For The Sleep-Deprived, Can A Song Be The Cure?Some insist the 8-minute composition "Weightless" by Marconi Union has a calming effect that induces sleep. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Dentist Offers Free Care For Valentine's DayFor the 11th year in a row, people started lining up early for free Valentine’s Day dental services offered by a dentist in Logan Square.

Tech

Take A Stunning Two Minute Trip Around The World With This VideoWatch this two minute and thirty second video to take a quick tour of some of the globe's most breathtaking sights.
CPD Launches Second High-Tech Hub To Fight Violent CrimeThe Chicago Police Department has unveiled the second of its two new Strategic Decision Support Centers, which will use high-tech tools to predict where violent crime might happen.
Made In Chicago: McCrone Group Analytical LabFounded 60 years ago and located in Westmont is a company that is under the microscope.
Chicago Police To Unveil High-Tech Additions To Crime-Fighting PlansPart of the city’s crime-fighting plan is to open two strategic decision support centers, in direct partnership with the University of Chicago Crime Lab.
Old Motorola Headquarters Coming Down, New Data Center To Replace ItDemolition will soon begin on a 63-year old building in Franklin Park that once served as the headquarters for the Motorola Corporation.
Divisive Election Prompts Some To Hit "Ejector Seat" On Facebook FriendsSome social media relationships were fractured during the contentious presidential campaign, with a lot of “unfriending” and “unfollowing” happening on Facebook.

CBS National News

Anti-Trump protesters gather outside ParliamentAnti-Trump protesters are gathering outside Parliament in London to voice their opposition to plans for the American president to visit the U.K. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Jamie Yuccas have the details.
2/20: Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster new national security adviser; Diminutive basketball star reaching new heightsPresident Trump chose Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser; Central Michigan University basketball player Marcus Keene is on pace for a historic season
Baton Rouge PD thanks woman for helping police officerVickie Williams-Tillman didn't stand by when she saw a Baton Rouge officer struggling with an arrest. She called 911 when she saw the officer tussling with the suspect and jumped into action when the suspect got a hold of the officers baton and reached for his gun. The Baton Rouge PD thanked her for her heroism.
Tornadoes, storms damage dozens of homes in San Antonio areaStorms that pushed tornadoes through parts of Texas ripped roofs off homes and toppled auto-carrier cars of a freight train

CBS World News

2/20: Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster new national security adviser; Diminutive basketball star reaching new heightsPresident Trump chose Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser; Central Michigan University basketball player Marcus Keene is on pace for a historic season
ISIS using drones as effective tool in arsenalAs Iraqi troops prepare to battle ISIS and take back western Mosul, they are facing a dangerous new weapon. ISIS is using drones to drop explosives and guide car bombs from above. Charlie D'Agata reports.
ISIS drones pose another danger to Iraqi troopsISIS has been using drones against Iraqi forces with increasing levels of sophistication
Russia's U.N. ambassador dies suddenly in New YorkVitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, died of a heart attack on Monday, one day shy of his 65th birthday.

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