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SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]

07/20/2015

Same Sex Wedding

Same-Sex Couple Featured In Hillary Clinton Video Get Married

A few months after a Chicago couple that was in Hillary Clinton’s campaign launch video invited the candidate to their wedding, they got married without her, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

07/19/2015

The crowd at the 2013 National, held in Rosemont.

2015 ‘National’ Sports Collectors Convention Returns To Rosemont

Rosemont will become the mecca for fans of sports nostalgia and autograph seekers in late July.

07/16/2015

<>  during the final round of the John Deere Classic held at TPC Deere Run on July 12, 2015 in Silvis, Illinois.

Zach Johnson Gets A Little Scared At Fan Prank

By David Heim  Zach Johnson was in the midst of a pretty solid day at the John Deere Classic Sunday–tied for third to be exact. But then, this happened on the 16th green. After what turned […]

07/13/2015

Paul Calusinski. (Credit: CBS)

Melissa Calusinski ‘Ready To Come Home,’ Father Says

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey sat down with Melissa Calusinski’s father who says today’s developments restore his faith in the justice system.

07/08/2015

A device measuring the electromagnetism produced by a smartphone. (Credit: CBS)

Are Wi-Fi Signals Making You Sick?

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a woman who suffers from something called electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

07/01/2015

A map showing stops on Pope Francis' trip to the U.S. (Credit: CBS)

New Details Released On Pope Francis’ U.S. Trip

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich is wrapping up his visit to the Vatican as Pope Francis prepares for two big trips, including one to the United States.

06/30/2015

Richard Drews, president of Dinky Donuts, at a Taste of Chicago preview in Daley Plaza. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Restaurants Provide Taste Of Chicago Preview In Daley Plaza

Taste of Chicago opens in two weeks – and today at Daley Plaza, the downtown lunchtime crowd got a preview.

06/24/2015

Crisp! Fresh Market is opening in a converted unit of a Ford Heights apartment complex. (Credit: Housing Authority of Cook County.)

Unit In Ford Heights Apartment Complex Converted Into Grocery Store

A grocery store has its grand opening today in one of the Chicago area’s starkest examples of a food desert.

06/24/2015

Scott Darling and his family pose with the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lemont Eagerly Awaiting Hawks Goalie Scott Darling To Bring Stanley Cup Home

Never before has the Stanley Cup been to southwest suburban Lemont, but that’s expected to change soon.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Team TAG Heuer Chicago (photo by CBS Chicago)

Team TAG Heuer Marathon Training [Photos]

Check out Team TAG Heuer as they begin their training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Find out how they don’t crack under pressure.

06/23/2015

A group demonstrators on Michigan Avenue protesting the use of carriage horses.(Credit: Mike Krauser)

Michigan Ave. Demonstration Targets Use Of Horse Carriages

The protesters stood on the edge of the Water Tower Park on Michigan Avenue at Pearson Street, a staging area for the carriages.

06/20/2015

Gavel File Photo (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Manager At Rosebud Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Restaurant

A former manager of the original Rosebud restaurant on Taylor street is suing the chain for age discrimination.

06/15/2015

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06/11/2015

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Blackhawks Fans Geared Up For Game 4 Of Stanley Cup Final

CBS 2’s Jim Williams found some fans buying Blackhawks gear they didn’t even need.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2015

Denzell Walker (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Teen Escapee From Suburban Juvenile Detention Center Apprehended

(CBS) — A 19-year-old who escaped from a suburban juvenile detention center in the western suburbs has been caught. Denzel Walker escaped Monday night from the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr. […]

06/10/2015

Kenwood Academy graduate Arianna Alexander. (Credit: CBS)

Kenwood Academy Grad Awarded More Than $3 Million In Scholarship Money

At a time when so many are struggling to pay for college, Kenwood Academy valedictorian Arianna Alexander is a scholarship record-breaker, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.

06/10/2015

Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah  after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

American Pharoah Becomes 1st Triple Crown Winner In 37 Years

At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.

06/06/2015