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Bulls’ Taj Gibson Accepts His Reduced Role Without Complaint

“Sacrifices are going to be made,” Gibson says.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Hasan Edmonds (left), a National Guard specialist, and his cousin ,Jonas Edmonds (right), are charged with a conspiracy in which Hasan would travel overseas to join the Islamic State terrorist group, while Jonas would coordinate an attack on the National Guard facility where Hasan had trained. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Aunt Says Terror Suspects Showed No Signs Of Hatred Toward America

The family of two west suburban men accused of plotting a massacre at a National Guard armory is speaking out, reports Cisco Cotto.

03/30/2015

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10 Albums To Keep You Motivated & Pump Up Your Run

No matter what time of day, what kind of weather, or what mood you might be in, it’s almost never easy to get up the motivation required to go outside or get yourself to a gym for what’s sure to be a less than fun chunk of your day. However, a common way to combat the workout blues is to listen to music, an idea that provides us with the opportunity to share some of our favorite motivational albums.

03/26/2015

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‘Get Ready For The Chicago Marathon’ Playlist

Running is as much a mental sport as it is a physical one, and with the Chicago Marathon almost here we want to make sure that you’re ready to go in every way possible.

Whether you’re walking, jogging, running, or slugging, we’ve put together a playlist to mentally prepare you for every stage of the race.

03/26/2015

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All The Wine, None Of The Hangover?

Researchers at the U. of I. have genetically engineered a yeast that could not only reduce the toxins that lead to hangover headaches, but also increase the health benefits of wine.

03/19/2015

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Indiana Pastor ‘Feels Terrible’ After Arrest For Bringing Gun To Midway

A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.

03/17/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Andrew Wells, Sr. Managerof the Chicago Urban League, talking about  economic development in depressed areas in Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Emanuel Proposes ‘Right To Thrive’ Zones, Wilson Endorses Garcia

Challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia is reacting cooly to Mayor Emanuel’s proposals for so-called “Right to Thrive” zones in some poorer neighborhoods, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

03/11/2015

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No One Wins In Chicago’s Latest Standardized Testing Debacle

Our kids are about to lose two weeks of class time to prepare for and take a test that will have little to no benefits. Needless to say, a lot of people are angry…

03/03/2015

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Drew Peterson To Appear In Court Tuesday In Murder For Hire Plot

The former Bolingbrook cop convicted of killing one wife and suspected in the disappearance of another heads back to court Tuesday, reports CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.

03/02/2015

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Chuy Garcia Calls For Higher Pay For Health Care Workers, More Police Officers

In the race for Chicago mayor, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spoke Saturday in favor of higher pay for home health care workers and committed himself to work toward a $15 an hour floor salary.

02/28/2015

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CBS2 Social: Who Will Be Chicago’s Next Mayor?

CHICAGO (CBS) — The countdown to the 2015 Chicago mayoral election has begun. On this week’s edition of CBS2 Social, Chief Political Correspondent Jay Levine and political producer Ed Marshall join Wendy Widom, CBS2’s social […]

02/20/2015

Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Ernie Banks’ Sons Fight Father’s Will Giving Assets To Agent

The twin sons of Ernie Banks asserted Monday that his agent and caretaker coerced the Chicago Cubs baseball great into signing a new will giving her all his assets.

02/16/2015

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Chicago Couples Tie Knot On Valentine’s Day

It was a packed house at the Cook County Building Saturday as folks lined up to get married on Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2015

More than 100 people attended the rally at the Chicago Temple. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

Rally Held In Support Of Reparations For Chicago Police Torture Victims

WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports more than 100 people gathered at the Chicago Temple at 77 W. Washington where torture survivors, psychologists and alderman spoke about the need for not only money, but social services for survivors of police brutality and their family members.

02/14/2015

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Man Born Intersex Wishes Irreversible Surgery Hadn’t Been Performed At Birth

WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and have faced a lifetime of grief.

02/12/2015

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Chicago Police, FBI Cooperating To Counter Terror Threats

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with those charged with keeping us safe.

02/03/2015

The Bean in Millennium Park during Sunday's snowstorm. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

PHOTOS: Winter Storm Hits Chicago Area

As the snow continues to come down all over the Chicago area, many grabbed their phones and cameras to snap pictures of snow covered yards and streets.

02/01/2015

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Circumstances Behind College Student’s Fall In Rome Remain Mystery

20-year-old Andrew Mogni suffered a devastating fall and has been in a coma ever since. In this Original Report, Roseanne Tellez talks to his family about the mystery in Rome that put him in this condition.

01/28/2015