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Police: I-290 Closed Near Broadview Because Of Flooding

The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) is closed in both directions near west suburban Broadview because of flooding, police said Tuesday night.

06/24/2014

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Longtime WBBM Sports Anchor Eric Brown Passes Away

The WBBM Newsradio family has lost an enduring sports presence, and the finest human being you will meet and work with in Eric Brown.

06/24/2014

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You Could Score The Golden Ticket By Visiting Continental Motors Dealerships

The Score’s Golden Ticket Giveaway presented by Continental Motors will be awarding one lucky winner the opportunity to live out their sports dreams with a $20,000 Stubhub gift card!

06/22/2014

Carlos Villanueva. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Bullpen Innings Load A Concern For Cubs

The evolving Chicago Cubs bullpen has been a pleasant surprise for a team that has compiled the best record in the National League the last 31 days.

06/22/2014

The Ed Paschke Art Center has many works by the artist on display and a replica of his studio. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Center Dedicated To Chicago Artist Ed Paschke Opens In Jefferson Park

The Ed Paschke Art Center opened Sunday in Jefferson Park – a tribute to the internationally acclaimed Chicago artist who died 10 years ago.

06/22/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 2)

In our first list, we took a look at the pump up songs used by athletes Jason Hammel, Zach Johnson, T.Y. Hilton, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Swin Cash.  In this installment, we’ll deepen  our search […]

06/20/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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Top 7 Most Embarrassing Songs on Professional Athletes’ Playlists

By: @AlexDarcey In our series of Pre-Game Playlist, on CBSLocalSports.com, we ask professional athletes many questions surrounding their musical taste.  Questions include; their favorite artist of all time, a would-be entrance theme song, and the […]

06/20/2014

Mike Singletary presenting a signed football to the mother of Aaron Toppen, who died in Afghanistan. (Credit: Rev. Tim Harlow)

Funeral Services Set For Mokena Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park. The funeral at the church will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.

06/19/2014

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Preview: Cubs-Marlins

Jason Hammel opposes Tom Koehler tonight at Marlins Park.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

The Chicago Police Department celebrated Father's Day with a special mass at Gold Star Memorial Park. (Credit: Steve Miller

Fallen Police Officers Honored During Special Father’s Day Mass

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago Police Department has honored dads on this Father’s Day with a special mass at the Gold Star Memorial and Park. Chicago Police Officer Michael Patrick Gordon was a father to […]

06/15/2014

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Sox Play-By-Play Man Ed Farmer Not Sensitive To Critiques

Ed Farmer is many things to many people. The one thing he most certainly conforms to is giving the most unique, Chicago-style play-by-play with color analyst Darrin Jackson

06/14/2014

Smiley Tillmon playing during a preview of this weekend's Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Blues Artists Play Preview Show For Annual Festival In Grant Park

Chicago’s 31st annual Blues Festival is this coming weekend. WBBM’s Steve Miller took a look at a sampling.

06/09/2014

Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

NWS Issues Hazard Alert For Chicago-Area Beaches

If you’re planning a day at the beach, you might want to think twice before you jump in the lake.

06/08/2014

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Near-Drowning Inspires Man To Teach Water Safety Courses

The non-profit Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project is conducting water safety and rescue courses in Chicago this weekend as the beach season gets underway.

06/07/2014

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3 Times LeBron “The King” James Has Dealt With Cramps

NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.

06/06/2014

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Assault Suspect Arrested After Barricading Himself In Dolton Home

A man suspected of armed assault in Indiana barricaded himself for nearly five hours in a south suburban home before surrendering to authorities Tuesday evening.

06/03/2014

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State’s Attorney Files Lawsuit Against Travel Club Marketers

The Cook County State’s Attorney thinks if the envelope says: “Congratulations, you are a winner,” you should actually win something besides a sales pitch, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

06/03/2014

Chicago director Bob Hercules. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Director Making Maya Angelou Documentary

Maya Angelou is such a national treasure, that when a local film maker began looking for films about her a couple years back, he was stunned to find there weren’t any. That’s about to change.

05/28/2014