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Art Institute Named Best Museum On Planet Earth By TripAdvisor

The Art Institute Of Chicago: Best. Damn. Museum. Period.


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Illinois Drivers Despised By Its Neighbors, Study Finds

There appears to be a border war between drivers in Wisconsin and Illinois.


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Supply Of New iPhone 6 Has Landed In Chicago

Attention Chicago, the iPhone 6 has landed.


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Good Morning: Beautiful Sunrise Over Lake Michigan

It just might be the best way to start the day.


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Free McDonald’s Coffee Offer Begins Today, Through September 29

Free + coffee = Where do we get some of that, right NOW?


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Fearing Bully, Boy, 12, Brings Unloaded Gun To School

A 12-year-old boy brought an unloaded gun to his South Side elementary school on Monday because he said he was being bullied.


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Ebola Spreading Faster Than Expected In Africa: Local Expert

A University of Chicago infectious disease specialist says Ebola is spreading faster than anyone expected and more people are needed on the ground in West Africa.


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First West Nile Case In DuPage County

A west suburban Naperville man is the first reported human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County this year.


One person was injured in a house explosion in Elgin. (CBS)

One Person Injured In Elgin House Explosion

One person was injured in a house explosion in Elgin on Monday night, causing about $150,000 in damage, according to fire officials.


Edward Holda  says he was stuck sitting to this service animal during a flight, even though he warned airline officials he was allergic. (Ed Holda)

2 Investigators: Pets, Allergic Humans Don’t Mix On Airliners

Bad reactions to dogs and other pets on planes can be severe. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


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Retailer Pulls Red-Spattered Kent State Shirts Amid Complaints Of Bad Taste

Kent State is the college campus in Ohio where four students were killed by National Guard troops in a war protest in 1970. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


A Chicago Police officer was struck by a car and the suspect was shot by police Saturday night on the Near West Side, police said. | NVP News video

Man Charged With Using Vehicle To Injure Chicago Cop

A man has been charged with hitting a Chicago Police car with his own vehicle and injuring an officer.


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Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime

The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.


An elderly motorist was uninjured Monday after this car went through the front of a Riverside bank. (Riverside Police)

Elderly Driver Sends Car Through Front Of Riverside Bank

The driver said she meant to park her 2000 Honda Accord in front of First American Bank, 15 Riverside Road, around noon when her foot mistakenly pushed the accelerator, according to police.


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Reassignment Of Marshall High School Principal Sparks Protest By Teachers, Parents

Some students, parents and teachers who are upset over the reassignment of the principal of Marshall High School held a protest Monday, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.


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University Of Chicago, UIC Named Finalists For Barack Obama Presidential Library

The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois-Chicago were both named finalists to host Barack Obama’s presidential library.


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Wheeling Police Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Accident

A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


Bruce Rauner. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rauner Steps Up Attacks As Poll Numbers Fall

Behind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.


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Ex-Con Found Guilty In Murder Of Southwest Suburban Teen

Kelli O’Laughlin was killed after police say she interrupted John Wilson Jr. burglarizing her family’s home.