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The Goldfish Swim School in Naperville was evacuated after a chlorine leak on Friday. Several people were treated at the scene, and at least nine were taken to the hospital as a precaution. (Credit: CBS)

Nine Hospitalized After Chlorine Leak At Naperville Pool

At least nine people, including six children, were taken to the hospital Friday morning, after a chlorine leak at a swim school in Naperville.

05/22/2015

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Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And Monday

If you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.

05/22/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting 7-Year-Old Elijah Dace

Police have said 7-year-old Elijah Dace was with a group of children walking near 109th and Loomis strets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, when two suspects – who were hiding on the side of a garage – jumped out and opened fire.

05/22/2015

Oak Park police after a woman was attacked during a home invasion in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Attacked In Oak Park Home Invasion

Oak Park police were hunting for a man who carried out a violent home invasion Thursday night, when the attacker forced his way inside a home on one of Oak Park’s busiest streets.

05/22/2015

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Feds: Chicago Woman Targeted By State Department Employee In Cyberstalking Case

Federal prosecutors in Georgia said Michael C. Ford, of Atlanta, used his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London to access email accounts of young women to access sexually explicit photos, and threatened to post the images online, unless the victims complied with his demands.

05/22/2015

Oak Park police respond to reports of a home invasion in the 1000 block of Oak Park Avenue. (CBS)

Oak Park Police Respond To Report Of Home Invasion, Woman Tied Up

(CBS) — Police in west suburban Oak Park responded Thursday evening to reports that an intruder broke into the home of an elderly woman and tied her up before fleeing. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of […]

05/21/2015

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Teen, 16, Charged In Shooting Of 7-Year-Old

The teen suspect was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, police said.

05/21/2015

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Memorial Day Weekend, Expect Low Fuel Prices And More Vehicles On The Road

Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.

05/21/2015

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Knife-Wielding Robber May Have Struck Again In Chicago, Elmwood Park

Chicago police say the latest attack happened Tuesday at a Dunkin Donuts in the North Austin neighborhood.

05/21/2015

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Grandmothers Knit From The Heart For Service Members

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spent the afternoon with the needle-crafters in west suburban Downers Grove.

05/21/2015

Governor Bruce Rauner waits for the arrival of  President Barack Obama at the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy on February 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama used the event to designate Chicago's historic Pullman district a national monument. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Rauner Rattles Saber In Op-Ed Piece; Can State Budget Deadline Be Met?

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on Gov. Bruce Rauner going on the offensive.

05/21/2015

Needles are discovered at Chicago's Douglas Park. (CBS)

New Riot Fest Site May Have A Problem: Used Heroin Needles

A viewer said Douglas Park is littered with used hypodermic needles. And sure enough, that’s just what CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez found.

05/21/2015

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Produce, Egg Prices Soar At Supermarket

Shoppers are paying a lot more green to get those fruits and vegetables.

05/21/2015

Jazmine Longoria was reunited with her older brother, Argenis, on Thursday. (CBS/Mike Krauser)

Immigration Authorities Allow Detainee To Donate Kidney To Sister

Jazmine Longoria was reunited with her older brother, Argenis, on Thursday outside the immigration court building in the South Loop just after his release.

05/21/2015

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Griffith Police Recommend Criminal Charges After Basketball Fight

Police have recommended that criminal charges be filed after an investigation into a well-publicized brawl at a boy’s basketball game at Griffith High School.

05/21/2015

The Cook County Sheriff's Department has deployed resources to work at Jewish Graceland Cemetery. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Sheriff’s Office Lends Hand At Neglected Part Of Jewish Cemetery

But will someone step in to permanently solve maintenance issues at Jewish Graceland Cemetery? WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

05/21/2015

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State School Board Says PARCC Exam Will Be Shorter Next Year

Illinois State Board of Education spokesman Matt Vanover said the PARCC governing board has streamlined the Illinois exam, after analyzing feedback from parents and others.

05/21/2015

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Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana Passed By Illinois Lawmakers

A bill that would decriminalize possession of a limited amount of marijuana is now in the hands of Gov. Bruce Rauner.

05/21/2015

Rendering of the $782 million consolidated rental car facility and parking garage planned for O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: City of Chicago)

O’Hare Getting $782 Million Consolidated Rental Car Facility

City officials broke ground Thursday on a new consolidated rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport, designed to bring every rental car agency under one roof, and reduce traffic congestion on airport terminal roadways.

05/21/2015