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How To Protect Yourself From Digital Domestic Abuse

Phone calls and texts that do not stop along with online tracking and spying, in this digital-age of smart phones and social media, domestic abusers have found new ways to stalk their victims. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez has warning signs and ways to stay safe.


November Is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. The Danny Did Foundation educates people about epilepsy and supports families impacted by seizures. As Jeff Joniak tells us, epilepsy is a disease that impacts 1 in 26 Americans. […]


Authorities gather Friday at the home of Brian Howard, the suspect in the arson fire that disrupted air travel in Chicago. (CBS)

LIVE Updates of FAA Fire Suspect Brian Howard in Federal Court

(CBS) – “We’re here for you,” says tearful sister of FAA fire suspect Brian Howard. On Friday, the 36-year-old contract employee allegedly slit his wrists and throat in a suicide attempt after starting a fire […]


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Police: Man Arrested After Crawling Under Metra Train

Police in north suburban Wilmette arrested a man who crawled under a Metra train Friday to try to board it.


Artwork from After School Matters on display at Navy Pier. (Credit: CBS)

Mellody Hobson, George Lucas Holding Fundraiser For After School Matters

Mellody Hobson and her husband George Lucas are holding a fundraising gala at Navy Pier for the After School Matters program.


The pineapple coconut, white chocolate cranberry, and ham and cheddar donuts from Glazed and Infused. (Credit: Glazed and Confused.)

Doughnut Debate: Can A Savory Doughnut Be A Doughnut?

An email came over the transom today: The doughnut savants at Glazed and Infused announced their fall menu on Tuesday, the first full day of the autumnal equinox.


Bruce Rauner (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

African-American Ministers Endorse Rauner

Republican Bruce Rauner stopped by MacArthur’s restaurant on the west side to pick up an endorsement from African-American ministers in his run for governor.



Millenium Musings: I Don’t Want Kids

By Heather Sadusky CHICAGO (CBS) — I’m a Millennial who does not want kids. Every time the topic comes up, people are shocked by my lack of interest. Family and peers are astonished that I don’t want […]


Made In Chicago: The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus has been around for 31 years and through the years, it has changed.


File photo of girl holding candle at a vigil. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Relatives Of Murder Victims Gather For Memorial Service At UIC Forum

Hundreds of relatives of murder victims in Cook County gathered for a memorial service yesterday at the UIC Forum.


What’s #Trending Today On CBSChicago.com?

CBS Chicago’s most popular headlines for today:


From left: Paris Denard, Michael Baker,  Jabari Williams and Derrick Allmon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Four Charged In Shooting Death Of Antonio Smith, 9, Held Without Bond

Four people are facing charges in last month’s shooting death of a nine-year old boy in the back yard of a home.


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Five New iPhone Features With iOS 8

As usual, Apple’s latest iPhone–which goes on sale on Friday–is in big demand, but current iPhone customers can take advantage of some nice features in the company’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 8.



#WhyIStayed: Meredith Vieira, Domestic Abuse Survivors Find Their Voice

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — As the crisis over domestic violence in the NFL continues to dominate the headlines, women across the country are now bravely coming forward to share their stories of abuse. This week, Meredith Vieira […]


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How We Got Here: iPhone Videos Chronicle Our Everyday Lives

Each year is a journey, sometimes memorable, often mundane.


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#Trending In Entertainment: Katy v. Taylor, Ariana The Diva & Justin Bieber (Again)

This week there’s pop star beef, divas, and a natural reaction to being booed onstage.


A rendering of Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (Credit: University of Chicago)

U Of C Scientists Put Together Skeleton Of 50-Foot Dinosaur, Largest Land Predator Ever Discovered

It’s taken over a century to put together the skeleton of a dinosaur that nightmares are made of.


Forward Penny Taylor of the Phoenix Mercury drives the ball against center Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

DuPree, Griner, Taurasi Lead Mercury Rout Of Sky

Brittney Griner set the tone for a dominating Phoenix performance with a playoff record eight blocked shots, five in the first quarter, and the Mercury routed the Chicago Sky 83-62 on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.


Chase West (left) Joshua Scott (middle)  Claude Jackson (right) (Credit: Aurora Police)

Three Charged In Armed Robbery Of Aurora KFC

Three people have been charged in connection with an armed robbery of a KFC in Aurora in which three people were shot Thursday evening, according to Aurora Police.