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Mild Weather Saturday But Chance For Rain Sunday, Monday

The Memorial Day weekend is off to a great start weather wise for the Chicago area, but that may end Sunday evening and Monday.

05/23/2015

Jacele Johnson. (Famiy provided photo)

Three Shot, Including 4-Year-Old Girl, In Englewood

A four-year-old girl wounded in the head was one three people injured in a shooting on the South Side

05/23/2015

Police Lights Police Car

Girl, 4, Shot In Head, Teen Also Injured In Englewood

The young victim was transported to Comer’s Children Hospital in critical condition, Chicago police said.

05/22/2015

Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico (City of Naperville)

Naperville Mayor Cool To Governor’s Anti-Labor Agenda

Steve Chirico says his city gets along with unions, but Naperville leaders support other aspects of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “Turnaround Agenda.”

05/22/2015

Bria Gamble (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Bria Gamble, Never Missed A Day Of School

As the 18-year-old prepares to graduate from Seton Christian Academy in South Holland, she leaves behind an incredible benchmark that few attain.

05/22/2015

A portion of Chicago's new riverwalk opens this weekend. (CBS)

New Stretch Of Riverwalk Project Opens This Weekend

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine offers a preview.

05/22/2015

Crews work at the scene of an embankment collapse along the CTA's Yellow Line. (Bob Roberts/CBS)

Timetable Unclear For Resumption Of Yellow Line Service

The train service between Rogers Park and Skokie was shut down earlier this week following an embankment collapse. Initially, officials thought it would take only a few days to repair.

05/22/2015

This suspect robbed a Loop bank Friday but may have been undone by a GPS device hidden in a bag of money. (FBI)

Bank Robber Undone By Planted Tracking Device In Money Bag

Authorities reportedly were able to zero in on the suspect through a GPS device that had been placed in a bag of money he took from First American Bank, 33 W. Monroe.

05/22/2015

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New ‘Decades’ Channel Launches On Memorial Day

CHICAGO (CBS) — DECADES, the new multicast TV network from CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Co., will officially launch on Monday. The DECADES multicast network broadcasts on the digital sub-channels of the CBS Television […]

05/22/2015

Missy, a pit bull since renamed "Monkey" is getting care at Found Chicago, after being left alone in a Chicago Animal Care and Control van for five days in April, with almost no food or water. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

Pit Bull Left Alone 5 Days Gaining Weight, But Still Weeks Away From Adoption

The one-year-old pit bull mix that was left alone in a Chicago city dog pound van for at least five days last month is now a step closer to getting her “forever home.”

05/22/2015

Camp Shabbona Woods in South Holland opened on Friday, the first of five new or renovated campgrounds being introduced by the Forest Preserves of Cook County. (Credit; Cook County)

Cook County Offers Family, Individual Camping For First Time

For decades, camping in the forest preserves has been available only to organized groups—until now.

05/22/2015

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Illinois Makes More Pot Arrests Than Any Other State: Analysis

While Illinois ranks nowhere near the top in terms of the number of marijuana users, the state makes more arrests, per capita, than any other state.

05/22/2015

Sister Carolyn Sieg has been principal of St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle for 48 years. Before that, she was a teacher and student there. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Catholic School Principal Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Sister Carolyn Sieg has lived most of her life around St. Joan of Arc School; having been a student and teacher at St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle before serving as principal there for 48 years.

05/22/2015

Humboldt Park neighborhood residents who did not want Riot Fest to return to that park this year were celebrating the music festival's decision to relocate to Douglas Park, and warning residents of that area of problems they believe it will create. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Humboldt Park Residents Gloat After Riot Fest Pulls Up Stakes For Douglas Park

The decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.

05/22/2015

Caddy, a bearded dragon, was found at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie. (Credit: Friends of Scales Reptile Rescue/Facebook)

Rescue Group Hoping To Find Owner Of Wayward Lizard

No one has yet claimed the bearded dragon found earlier this week on a golf course in Skokie, and time is running out.

05/22/2015

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Skokie Sister Posts “My Brother Needs a Prom Date” Ad on Craigslist

CHICAGO (CBS) — Talk about sisterly love. Charielle McMullan of Skokie posted a Craigslist ad this morning to help her brother, Kenny, find a date for prom tonight. “Last night my brother Kenny’s prom date called […]

05/22/2015

A yoga class gets in some stretching at North Avenue Beach on Friday, the start of the official swimming season at Chicago's beaches. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago’s Beaches Open For Unofficial Start To Summer

Chicago’s beaches were bound to be packed for the Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for the start of the holiday weekend.

05/22/2015

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