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Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn Appointee Says He Will Step Down If Rauner Wants Someone Else

Just one day after Governor Pat Quinn’s campaign chief gets a two-year, big money state contract, another long-time Quinn ally says a similar deal for him is wrong.

12/09/2014

Stasia Hawryszczuk, Dobra Bielinski & Sha Hua. (Credit: Lisa FIelding)

Made In Chicago: Delightful Pastries

(CBS) – It’s been a neighborhood bakery in Jefferson Park for more than a 100 years. For the last 16 years, Dobra Bielinski and her family have carried on the Polish tradition. “Our customers are […]

12/08/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Talks Denver Broncos Vs. Buffalo Bills

The Denver Broncos are currently one of the leaders in the AFC and are looking for home-field advantage. The Buffalo Bills are battling for one of the playoff spots with numerous other AFC teams. Steve Tasker of CBS Sports talks about their week 14 match-up and how Denver may not be this year’s favorite to win it all.

12/05/2014

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CTA Blames Red Line Construction, Fewer School Days For Decline In Ridership

CTA bus ridership is down and the transit agency is offering a lot of reasons why.

12/03/2014

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. (File Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

McCarthy: Chicago Cops Could Start Wearing Body Cameras In A Couple Months

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says the day when some Chicago police officers will start to wear body cameras is getting closer, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.

12/01/2014

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CBS Sports’ Tracy Wolfson Talks Packers Vs. Patriots

The 2014 NFL regular season is rounding a curve toward its end, and some teams are beginning to distance themselves from the pack. Now, there is going to be a potential Super Bowl match-up between the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots. CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson talks how this weekend’s game pitting Tom Brady against Aaron Rodgers may go.

11/28/2014

: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rushes Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Lions

This game will come down to which offensive line can control the line of scrimmage.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Police officers watch as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What’s Next For Ferguson?

When the protesters head home, and calm settles replaces chaos, will we see any changes in Ferguson? That’s a question some are asking. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks to those offering answers.

11/25/2014

Despite the cool weather, 2,000 people participated in the St. Jude Walk Saturday. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

Thousands Walk To Support St. Jude Children’s Hospital At Soldier Field

WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports despite the chilly temperatures and light rain, people came out.

11/22/2014

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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

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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

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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