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CPS Teacher Claims He Was Fired For Speaking Out On Alleged Wrongdoing

A Chicago teacher blew the whistle on alleged wrongdoing at a Chicago high school, and now he’s out of a job. He believes he was fired for speaking out and he’s not alone.

07/15/2014

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6 Worst Injuries Of The 2014 World Cup

Sometimes they aren’t just crying wolf.

07/15/2014

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Visitor Trapped Inside Cook County Jail For 32 Hours Files Lawsuit

he Chicago man trapped inside a visiting room at Cook County Jail for 32 hours is suing the county.

07/14/2014

A Lyft car sits at a stoplight. As ridesharing services like Lyft, Uber and SideCar become more popular, the taxi industry is pushing for tougher regulation of their new competition. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Call On Quinn To Approve Ride-Sharing Regulations

State lawmakers and others are calling on Governor Quinn to sign legislation that would increase regulations on so-called ride-sharing companies, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

07/14/2014

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Levine: Alcantara May Have To Return After Trading Deadline

Players from the Chicago Cubs farm system are making their way onto the 25 man roster.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2014

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The Outrageous Concession Stand Food Served At The Texas Rangers’ Ballpark

Here’s a list of the top seven concession stand food items served at the Texas Rangers’ ballpark.

07/11/2014

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If Your ‘Rainy Day’ Fund Is Dried Up, You Aren’t Alone

About one-half of Americans do not have enough money saved for basic unplanned expenses, such as a car repair or trip to the emergency room for a minor mishap.

07/10/2014

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Maple Park Holds Safety Meeting After Teen’s ‘Breezing’ Death

“Breezing” next to train tracks apparently is a potent draw for some young kids, which is why the police chief of Maple Park held a safety class Wednesday.

07/09/2014

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Hundreds Receive Parking Tickets Despite Paying With Park Chicago App

Hundreds of drivers who thought they had paid for parking through an app on their smartphones have gotten tickets in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/07/2014

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner announces the formation of a committee of Democrats and Independents supporting his campaign. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Lt. Governor Simon Calls On Rauner To Release Full Income Tax Returns

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon is the latest to join the campaign-based call for Republican Bruce Rauner to disclose his full tax returns, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

07/07/2014

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Top 4 Bandwagons For U.S. Fans To Jump On

Let’s pull ourselves up, wipe ourselves off and jump on the bandwagon of another team. After all, we still have more World Cup to watch. So which team to choose? Here are four teams you might be interested in.

07/02/2014

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Angels Hold Off White Sox To Complete DH Sweep

Kole Calhoun homered and scored twice as the Los Angeles Angels held off the Chicago White Sox 7-5 to complete a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday night.

07/01/2014

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Urban Garden Offers Hope For Englewood Residents

A garden in the city is giving new hope to a long neglected neighborhood.

07/01/2014

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Thousands Fill Soldier Field As The U.S. Falls To Belgium In World Cup

The dream is over for Team USA, as they fell 2-1 to Belgium to get knocked out of the World Cup.

07/01/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

City Holds First Pride Parade Since Same-Sex Marriage Legalized

Over one million people attended Sunday’s Chicago Pride Parade, according to an estimate from Chicago Police.

06/29/2014

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Rev. Jackson Reflects On Peace Quest, Anniversary Of Presidential Run

As Rainbow PUSH’s annual convention kicks off and an historic milestone takes place for Rev. Jesse Jackson, he reflects on the quest for peace in Chicago.

06/28/2014

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HIV Testing To Become Standard At One Chicago Hospital

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports on what one Chicago hospital is doing to make people aware if they are HIV-positive.

06/27/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.

06/26/2014