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The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Probation Officer For Teen Charged With Assaulting CSU Student Suspended

The probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.

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Bruce Rauner. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Bruce Rauner Comes Out Against Medical Marijuana

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner today revealed he opposes the legal use of medical marijuana, prompting a blistering response from the Democratic lawmaker who wrote the law.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rahm Emanuel Keeping Low Profile In Mayoral Race

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is keeping a low profile and letting others attack, and respond to attacks by his political opponents.

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Dozens Of Immigrants Sworn In As U.S. Citizens At Daley Plaza Ceremony

Wednesday is Constitution Day and dozens of Chicagoans will be celebrating the birth of our nation for the first time as U.S. citizens as they were sworn in today in a special ceremony at Daley Plaza.

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Jicheng Liu, 32, is charged with cyber-stalking and suspected of running a high-end fencing operation, after police recovered hundreds of stolen items from his home. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Sentenced To Eight Years For Stealing From Lincoln Park Garages

A Chicago man accused of stealing more than a million dollars’ worth of other people’s possessions was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday.

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Griffith riding a bicycle with his fellow soldiers from his scrapbook. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Newberry Exhibit Displays World War One Through The Eyes Of Chicagoans

A new exhibit at the Newberry Library aims to show World War One through the eyes of people from Chicago.

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Emanuel: Custodial Contractors Can ‘Clean Up Their Desks And Get Out’ If They Fail To Fulfill Contract

Mayor Emanuel says the Chicago Public Schools will hold its cleaning contractors accountable, amid complaints from principals and announcement of layoffs among janitors, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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Businesses Pitch In To Fix Driveway Of Wheelchair-Bound Four Year Old

It will soon be smoother sailing for a Naperville four-year-old who uses a wheelchair to get around, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Optimistic Chicago Will Land Obama Presidential Library

Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.

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War Of Words Between Hinsdale Teachers, School Board Continues

War of words today as the teachers union and school board in Hinsdale High School District 86 discuss separately the possibility of a teacher walkout a month from now.

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Thieves Steal $20K Worth Of High-End Bikes, Parts From North Side Store

For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive.

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Gary Police, Firefighters Stage Protest Calling For Pay Raise

Gary police and firefighters are staging a protest this afternoon outside City Hall as they face another year with a pay raise.

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Nik Wallenda Plans Tightrope Walk Over Chicago River

Cars have been driven off it, so why not try a different stunt?

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A roof collapse during a fire at a three-story building in Gary, Ind., in April, 2011. (Credit: Gary Post-Tribune)

Gary Begins Project To Tear Down Abandoned Buildings

The bucket on the end of an excavator tore into a building today in Gary to cheers from onlookers.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

City Aims To End Homelessness Among Vets By End Of 2015

The city has launched a multi-agency effort to end homelessness among veterans in Chicago by the end of next year.

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Millennial Musings: Should I Live in a City or the Suburbs?

By Heather Sadusky CHICAGO (CBS) — For many Millennials, suburbia is overrated. The picturesque neighborhood, cul-de-sacs, quaint mailboxes and lush front lawns do not depict reality. It’s a set we put ourselves into with the hopes […]

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Lawsuit: Nurse At Advocate Christ Initiated Sex With Heart Patient

A lawsuit has been filed against Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn over the alleged sexual advances of a nurse on a heart patient.

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Art Institute Named Best Museum On Planet Earth By TripAdvisor

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

09/16/2014

Traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Illinois Drivers Despised By Its Neighbors, Study Finds

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

09/16/2014