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Troy Polamalu; Weatherman? And Mario Williams Comes To Jim Kelly’s Rescue

Here are some of the interesting stories you may have missed in the world of sports.

11/21/2014

CBS-Chicago-Cares-Telethon

Red Cross Shares Top Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

On November 25, CBS Chicago and the Red Cross of Greater Chicago will hold the third annual CBS Chicago Cares Telethon. To donate, visit cbschicago.com/redcross. You can also donate by calling 855.350.2900 or texting REDCROSS to 90999 (Phone lines will be […]

11/21/2014

Storm damage in Diamond, Ill. (Credit: Jeff Torino)

Diamond, Ill. Rebuilds One Year After Devastating Tornado

Today, the town of Diamond, Illinois, 60 miles southwest of Chicago, looks like an idyllic community with new homes, green lawns and swimming pools, but it looked anything but nice one year ago.

11/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 01: Hulk Hogan attends the WrestleMania 30 press conference at the Hard Rock Cafe New York on April 1, 2014 in New York City.

17 Things You Didn’t Know About Wrestling Legend Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan transcends pro wrestling. He’s one of the most recognizable faces in pop culture. Here are 17 things you didn’t know about him.

11/17/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Sam Hunt On His College Quarterback Years

The burgeoning country star reveals how being a starting QB in college influenced his career in music.

11/14/2014

Clatyon Kershaw, left; Mike Trout (Getty Images)

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout Win MVP Awards

NEW YORK (AP) – For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end. Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting […]

11/13/2014

Surveillance video from Craft Pizza in Wicker Park. (Credit: Craft Pizza)

Cameras Catch ‘Stroller Bandits’ Stealing From Wicker Park Pizzeria

They looked like any other Chicago Family inside a pizza shop, but they were after more than just a pizza. Security cameras rolled as the group pulled off their crime and now the restaurant’s owners want to know who they are.

11/12/2014

Texting (CBS)

Fifth Teen Surrenders To Police In Gurnee Sexting, Cyber-Bullying Case

A fifth teen surrendered to police Tuesday in connection with the recent sexting and cyber-bullying incident at Warren Township High School, in Gurnee.

11/11/2014

Christopher Anderson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Father Of Armed Man Fatally Shot By Police In Highland Park Hospital Questions Officers’ Conduct

The Lake County state’s attorney has determined that Highland Park police were justified when they shot and killed an armed man inside a hospital last week – but the man’s father tells WBBM he still has a lot of questions.

11/11/2014

Anti-war activists and veterans at the Vietnam Memorial near the Chicago River (Credit: John Cody

Anti-War Activists, Veterans Call For Less Focus On Military For Veterans Day

Some 50 veterans and anti-war activists joined to honor the military in their own way, calling for more help for veterans and less focus on the military, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

11/11/2014

A self-balancing unicycle. (Credit: On Balance Outdoor)

Made In Chicago: Self-Balancing Unicycles

On the sidewalk, you’d never hear a self-balancing unicycle coming, but you’d see it.

11/10/2014

Money

Hanover Park Moves Money Out Of Investment Firm Hit By Fake Loan Scam

One western suburb has moved millions of dollars it had invested with an Oak Brook firm that has been scammed, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

11/08/2014

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Bears Elevate TE Blake Annen From Practice Squad

The Chicago Bears have elevated tight end Blake Annen to the 53 man roster from the practice squad and placed guard Matt Slauson on the injured reserve list.

11/08/2014

Michael Rivers. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police Discover Loaded AK-47, Crack Cocaine During Home-Monitoring Check On West Side

Cook County Sheriff’s officers doing a home-monitoring check on Chicago’s West Side found an assault rifle and drugs in the home of a man who is now calling home the county jail, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

11/08/2014

Police have released this image of a pair of suspects wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred Halloween night in the West Loop. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Searching For Suspects In West Loop Sexual Assault

The manhunt continues for two suspects police say snatched two women and sexually assaulted them on Halloween.

11/05/2014

UP West Metra Train

Metra Holds Hearing In Mundelein On Fare Hikes

Metra riders appear to be shrugging off the unprecedented series of fare hikes the commuter rail agency unveiled last month.

11/05/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Expects Major Changes With Republican Control Of Senate

Senator Mark Kirk says some major changes are now coming with the Republican legislative sweep in the fields of oil, health and immigration, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

11/05/2014

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Levine: Cubs Pitching Coach Bosio May Be Sought By Twins

According to numerous sources Paul Molitor will be named the manager of the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. The Hall of Fame infielder will want a coaching staff of the best and brightest people in the game, entering his first venture into managing.

11/01/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Thibodeau Already Pushing Too Hard

So much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014