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Four Dead In Elmhurst Murder-Suicide

Four family members were killed in a murder-suicide Saturday evening inside a residence in west suburban Elmhurst.

08/30/2014

Bryce Laspisa. (Family photo)

One Year After Bryce Laspisa’s Disappearance, Parents Ask For Acts Of Kindness

August 30 at 2:09 am. is the last time the family of former Naperville man spoke with their son.

08/30/2014

Antonio Smith. (Family provided photo.)

Hundreds Mourn Slain 9-Year-Old At Funeral

More than 400 people filled the Evening Star Missionary Baptist Church, in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, to pay their final respects to the nine-year-old boy shot through the heart in a South Side alley on August 20.

08/30/2014

Jackie Robinson West All-Stars celebrate a home  by Pierce Jones earlier in the Little League World Series. (Credit: Facebook)

Father Of JRW Player Serves As Grand Marshal For Million Father March Parade

A back-to-school tradition on Chicago’s South Side, the Million Father March Parade, took place Saturday morning and it was led by the father of a Jackie Robinson West little league player.

08/30/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over the Little League from Las Vegas, Nevada, during the United States Championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on August 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson West Players Honored During Rainbow Push Breakfast

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars were in the spotlight again Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

08/30/2014

Pastor Corey Brooks organized a downtown march urging Chicagoans to keep the guns down this holiday weekend. (CBS)

Pastor Asks Gangs To Hold Their Fire Over Labor Day Weekend

Pastor Corey Brooks and promoters Asa Powell and Victor Woods said they talked with gang leaders for three weeks to try to assure a violence-free Labor Day.

08/29/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Miniature House Maker

For 30 years, Victor Grigolo worked as a heavy machine operator for the city of Chicago. But he had to retire at age 57 because of a heart condition. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

08/29/2014

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DrinkMate: Delivers BAC Reading By Blowing Into A Phone

As Friday afternoon wanes, thoughts turn to meeting friends for a few well-earned drinks and conversation.

08/29/2014

Officials unveil a monument to the victims of the Burr Oak grave reselling scandal on the grounds of the Alsip. In 2009, authorities discovered hundreds of graves had been dug up, and bodies dumped in mass graves, to resell burial plots. (Credit: Mai Martinez/CBS)

Burr Oak Monument Honors Victims Of Burial Scandal

After touring the now pristine cemetery, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the change there over the past five years has been remarkable.

08/29/2014

Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Woman Convicted Of Murder In Gruesome 2013 Double Homicide

A Will County judge has convicted a 20-year-old woman of two counts of murder for her role in a grisly 2013 double slaying in Joliet.

08/29/2014

Apple's wrist device patent. (Credit: U.S. Patent Office)

Report: Apple Watch Device Won’t Ship Until 2015

The new “wrist wearable electronic device” that Apple is planning to unveil to the world in less than two weeks, may not be available until next year, according to a published report.

08/29/2014

One Direction Star Liam Payne Celebrates 21st Birthday in Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — If you were a star in one of the world’s most popular boy bands and could celebrate your 21st birthday anywhere in the world, where would it be? Chicago, of course! One […]

08/29/2014

An SUV crashed through a garage in West Chicago at a high rate of speed on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Crashes Through Garage In West Chicago

A woman who lives next door to the house in the 400 block of Colford Avenue said she saw a man in a silver SUV accelerate on the driveway, clip the side of the house, and smash all the way through the garage in the back yard.

08/29/2014

Jaheim Benton (Supplied Photo)

Funeral Home Owner Offers To Pay Rent For Homeless JRW Player’s Family

The owners of a Chicago funeral home is offering to pay rent for a year to provide a home for the family of a Jackie Robinson West Little League player, after learning they are homeless.

08/29/2014

Indiana University campus in Bloomington. (University photo)

IU Student From Libertyville Dies At Sorority House

An Indiana University student from north suburban Libertyville died at her sorority house Thursday night.

08/29/2014

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Blue Line Hero Leaves Note Warning Of Wet Seats

A CTA commuter is being lauded as a hero this morning.

08/29/2014

Dan and Elizabeth Lynch with their newborn daughter, Mary Margaret. (Credit: NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Paramedic Delivers His Own Baby Daughter On Edens Expressway

A paramedic from north suburban Evanston delivered his own baby daughter Friday morning, after his wife went into labor while they were driving on the Edens Expressway.

08/29/2014

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Essentials Made Simple: Foxtrot Delivers A ‘Curated Menu’ To Your Door

A gentleman, we will call him Mason, is on a date, and it is going very well.

08/29/2014

An airport shuttle bus crashed into a concrete median on the I-190 entrance road to O'Hare International Airport on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Shuttle Bus Crashes On I-190 Entrance At O’Hare

Officials have reopened all but one lane of the Interstate 190 entrance to O’Hare International Airport, after it was closed when a privately owned shuttle bus crashed into a concrete median. Fourteen people were taken to hospitals.

08/29/2014