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Body Found In Frozen Pond Identified As Missing Chicago Man

A body discovered in a frozen retention pond in the south suburbs last Sunday has been identified as a missing Chicago man.

01/21/2015

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Privacy Advocates Worry New State Cyberbullying Law Goes Too Far

It’s supposed to keep our kids safe, but a new state law aimed at curbing cyberbullying is coming under fire with some saying it goes too far.

01/21/2015

A Chicago Animal Care & Control  van. (Credit: CBS)

Cook Co. Commissioner Calls For Inspector General To Examine Animal And Rabies Control Department

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey wants the inspector general to look into practices of the county Animal and Rabies Control Department, which he calls “fractured and unregulated.”

01/19/2015

A smartphone app allows bank customers to withdraw money from an ATM without a card. (Credit: CBS)

ATM App Is Convenient, But Is It Secure?

Get ready to throw away your debit card. The new way to get cash from an ATM is with your smartphone.

01/14/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Mayor Emanuel Lays Out Economic Plan, Achievements

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a major campaign speech, talked about what he’s already done and what he plans to do if re-elected.

01/14/2015

Adnan Nafasat. (Credit:  Chicago Police)

Another Uber Driver Charged In Sexual Assault Of Passenger

Another black eye for Uber after a passenger levels disturbing allegations against a driver.

01/14/2015

Actress Gina Rodriguez, winner of Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for 'Jane the Virgin,' . (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Shine At Golden Globes

A couple of Chicagoans shined at the Golden Globe Awards last night.

01/12/2015

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Cotton Leads Wichita State Over Loyola-Chicago, 67-53

Tekele Cotton hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead No. 15 Wichita State to a 67-53 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Sunday.

01/11/2015

Jeremiah Kreisberg #50 of the Northwestern Wildcats reacts after making a basket against the Michigan State Spartans at the Breslin Center on January 11, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Holds Off Northwestern 84-77 In OT

Travis Trice had 18 points and 10 assists, and Michigan State outlasted Northwestern 84-77 in overtime Sunday.

01/11/2015

Metra crews work on clearing switches amid subzero temperatures in January. (CBS)

Metra Implementing Changes To Prevent Last Year’s Cold Weather Problems

Metra says it’s putting into practice, everything it learned during last year’s Polar Vortex which created long and repeated delays for commuters, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

01/05/2015

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CPS Inspector General’s Report Details Theft, Cheating

Rampant wrong-doing is going on in a number of Chicago Public Schools according to a new report by the CPS inspector general, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.

01/05/2015

New Year's Eve

Chicagoans Get Ready To Ring In New Year

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports safety is definitely being emphasized at Navy Pier, along with all the celebrating.

12/31/2014

Big Pappas Gyro owner Sandi DiGangi. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Oak Lawn Restaurant Prepares Thousands Of Turkey Dinners For Those In Need

A mom-and-pop restaurant in Oak Lawn is spending Christmas helping the less fortunate by preparing about 3,500 meals with a lot of help from friends and neighbors.

12/25/2014

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Five Killed, 12 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

Five men were killed and at least 13 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday, police said.

12/24/2014

Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) goes up for a dunk as UCLA Bruins defenders follow the play during the first half of the CBS Sports Classic on December 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Perfection Is Possible For Dominant Kentucky

Kentucky started it with a touchdown and extra point in the opening 90 seconds. The lead grew to 24-0 before UCLA could finally muster up a basket. Eventually, in the second half, the Wildcats led 46-10, bringing back memories of the ’85 Bears and Super Bowl XX.

12/20/2014

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Shoppers Pick Up Last Minute Gifts On “Super Saturday”

The start of the final holiday sales push is on in what may be the biggest shopping day of the year: Super Saturday.

12/20/2014

David Ramirez-Martinez. (Chicago Police photo)

Colorado Man Charged In 1994 Fatal Stabbing Of Chicago Woman

A Colorado man has been arrested and charged for the murder of a Chicago woman in 1994.

12/20/2014

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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ers

The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.

12/18/2014