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Musician Blood Orange. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Lollapalooza Musician Blood Orange Accuses Security Guards Of Jumping Him

Musician Devonte Hynes, who performs under the name “Blood Orange,” accused Lollapalooza security guards of jumping him and assaulting his girlfriend shortly after his performance at the festival Friday night.

08/02/2014

5 Epic Fan Catches That Involve Beer

By Adam W. Bloom There is nothing I enjoy more than watching fans make incredible catches at the ballgame.  It’s really a random side show like in no other sport. In fact many fans come […]

08/02/2014

Chicago Dress Shop Accused Of Violating Anti-Trust Laws

The complaint alleges Peaches is violating state and federal anti-trust laws when it tells top designers not to sell to other boutiques.

08/02/2014

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Watch The Illinois Prison Population Explode Before Your Eyes

As of 2012, for every 100,000 Illinois residents, 381 of them were in prison.

07/31/2014

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Introducing, The New York Jews … An Old Ad Campaign Comes Back

If you were to take a poll and ask baseball fans to name the most iconic Major League Baseball team, most would probably answer … The New York Jews.

07/31/2014

The Des Plaines Oasis over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway is being torn down to widen the tollway. (Credit: CBS)

Plaque Honoring MIAs, POWs To Be Rededicated At O’Hare Oasis

The now-closed Des Plaines Oasis had displayed a plaque dedicated to 19 servicemen who had been listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war. Thursday – that plaque is being rededicated – at another location.

07/30/2014

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis discusses the union's plans to increase political activity, including seeking candidates to support in the race for mayor and alderman in 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Lewis Not Discouraged By Trailing Emanuel In Poll

The results of a new public opinion poll show Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not be in as much trouble with voters as some thought and that CTU President Karen Lewis’ strength may have been overstated, though she disagrees.

07/29/2014

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

Emanuel Announces Expansion In Early Education For Poverty Level Kids

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new program Monday to bridge the early childhood education gap for poverty level inner city kids.

07/28/2014

The Exposition Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. (Photo Credit: Illinois Department of Agriculture)

Illinois State Fair Managers Fined For Ethics Violations

A state commission has fined managers of both of Illinois’ State Fairs for ethics violations over beer tickets, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/28/2014

Brian Dozier of the Minnesota Twins catches Alejandro De Aza stealing second base.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Beat White Sox 4-3

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.

07/27/2014

Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals is tagged out by Emilio Bonifacio #64 of the Chicago Cubs during the first inning. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Cardinals 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.

07/26/2014

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City Breaks Ground On Pullman Community Center

A ground-breaking ceremony was held Saturday in the Pullman neighborhood, on Chicago’s Far South Side for a $15 million, 140,000 square foot community center that will provide indoor practice facilities for multiple sports.

07/26/2014

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Activists Protest Red Light Cameras At Intersection Where Spikes Occurred

Activists on a campaign to get rid of red light and speed cameras in Chicago are out protesting today, buoyed by the Tribune’s analyses that found thousands of people may be due refunds for tickets they didn’t deserve.

07/26/2014

Cheesecake Lollipops Recipe

Wednesday is National Cheesecake Day and Mark Kovacs and Freddie Turcios from The Cheesecake Factory have an easy recipe that you can try at home.

07/26/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Chris Daughtry’s Dream Team All-Star Athlete Band

Watch Chris Daughtry discuss pro sports alliances, his time as a high school football player and why Lebron James would front his fantasy all-athlete band.

07/25/2014

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Jacob Aho Benefit

It’s set for July 31.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

The screws have now been removed from the slides at the Oak Lawn playground. (Credit: CBS)

Police Say No Foul Play Involved After Nails Found In Slides At Oak Lawn Playground Last Month

Oak Lawn Police say there was no foul play involved in nails found protruding from slides on a playground last month.

07/23/2014

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One Dead In Broad Daylight Shooting At Busy Intersection In Skokie

Police are on the scene of an apparent shooting at a busy intersection in Skokie

07/22/2014

Palestinian supporters protesting Israel's attack on Gaza at a downtown rally. (Credit: CBS)

Palestinian Supporters Protest Israel’s Attack On Gaza

Palestinian supporters in Chicago gathered Sunday afternoon to demand an end to the Israeli air strikes and ground war in Gaza.

07/20/2014