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Five New iPhone Features With iOS 8

As usual, Apple’s latest iPhone–which goes on sale on Friday–is in big demand, but current iPhone customers can take advantage of some nice features in the company’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 8.

09/19/2014

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Police: Man Grabbed Two Kids At SW Side Playground

Police are searching for a man who they say grabbed two children on a playground near a Southwest Side elementary school in the West Lawn neighborhood Thursday morning.

09/19/2014

Cleaning continued Friday at a Country Club Hills elementary school. (Credit: Susanna Song)

Vandals Force Closure Of South Suburban Elementary School

An elementary school in south suburban Country Club Hills is closed due to an unspecified act of vandalism.

09/19/2014

Heather Mack, 19, (left) and Tommy Schafer, 21, (right) are escorted by police officers during a in investigation into the death of Mack’s mother, who was found stuffed inside a suitcase the couple allegedly left in the trunk of a taxi outside a resort on the Indonesian resort island Bali.  (Photo credit:  SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Admit To Killing Mother In Bali, Authorities Say

A 19-year-old Chicago woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend have confessed to killing the woman’s mother in Bali.

09/19/2014

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Diners, Beware: Restaurant Menus May Be Manipulating You

As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, there is a surprising science behind the design of menus.

09/18/2014

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WATCH: Truck Leaves Wake Of Destruction Leaving Parking Lot

One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/18/2014

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Police Board Fires Cop Accused Of Pulling Gun On Cabbie

Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/18/2014

U.S. customs agent Brian Bell shows some mailed drugs confiscated at O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Feds Target Dangerous Sedative Attracting Teens

Etizolam is considered a research drug. The way it is manufactured keeps it off the list of drugs illegal to sell, even though it can be dangerous. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/18/2014

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Officer Shot In Foot During Near North Side Chase

It appears the officer’s gun accidentally discharged, and a bullet hit him in the foot.

09/18/2014

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Right-To-Die Conference In Chicago Draws Protest

Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports.

09/18/2014

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Suburban Dad Suspends NFL At His Home, In Wake Of Controversy

“I can’t get up on Sundays and have to have those conversations all day with my son,” Cliff Hieronymus of Libertyville tells CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.

09/18/2014

Hotels are seen on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California state, Mexico. (Credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Travelers Describe ‘Chaos’ Of Storm-Damaged Cabo

(CBS) – A Tinley Park woman and her fiancé are finally home after struggling to get out of the storm-ravaged region. Matt Krivos and Tiffany Narwick, who are engaged, described their time stuck in Cabo, […]

09/18/2014

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Critics: Juvenile Offender Monitoring Needs Overhaul In Wake Of Roseland Rape

Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.

09/18/2014

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NFL’s Troubles Help Shine Light On Domestic Violence, Advocates Say

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some women feel it’s about time.

09/18/2014

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#WhyIStayed: Meredith Vieira, Domestic Abuse Survivors Find Their Voice

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — As the crisis over domestic violence in the NFL continues to dominate the headlines, women across the country are now bravely coming forward to share their stories of abuse. This week, Meredith Vieira […]

09/18/2014

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Dolton Police Sergeant Fired Following Missing-Gun Probe

Dolton’s new police chief has terminated Anthony Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.

09/18/2014

A person holds a flu vaccine at the Institut Pasteur de Lille research centre on October 11, 2013 in Lille, northern France. French health authorities launched their annual flu vaccination campaign on October 9 insisting on the elderly and people at risk, even though French people are increasingly reluctant to get vaccinated. AFP PHOTO / DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Fewer Than 50 Percent Of U.S. Residents Have Been Vaccinated For Flu

While more kids and pregnant women are getting their shots, most 18- to 64-year-olds don’t seem to be getting the message. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

09/18/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Faithful Begin Lining Up For New iPhone

Want the new “Phablet”? Get in line, WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports.

09/18/2014

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Back To School Means Spike In Child Abuse Reports

State child welfare officials say it’s too hard to tell whether there’s been an increase in reports of child abuse since news broke about Vikings running back Adrian Peterson taking a stick to his four-year old son.

09/18/2014