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Teen Boy Shot In Head On Far South Side

A teenage was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Altgeld Housing Projects on the far South Side of Chicago.

12/16/2014

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Frustrated Bears Fan Turns Anger Into Holiday Parody Video

Feeling frustrated about a lost Bears season? A holiday parody may able to help and now it’s gone viral, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

12/16/2014

A male bottlenose dolphin calf was born to first-time mom Allison at Brookfield Zoo on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. | Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo Celebrating Birth Of Bottlenose Dolphin Calf

Zoo officials are “cautiously optimistic” as things have gone swimmingly for a new dolphin calf born Friday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo.

12/14/2014

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CBS Sports’ Dan Fouts Talks Miami Dolphins Vs. New England Patriots

The New England Patriots are on a clear path to the playoffs and could possibly end up representing the AFC in the Super Bowl. The Miami Dolphins are still fighting for a playoff spot and need every win they can get so this is a huge game for them. Dan Fouts of CBS Sports knows what it’s like to play in must-win games, and he spoke on the big AFC East match-up.

12/12/2014

An image of Chicago from the 1830s along what is now Wacker Drive. (Credit: chicagology)

Image Shows Early Chicago Along South Bank Of River

About 40 years before the Great Chicago Fire, the village along the shores of Lake Michigan essentially consisted of a muddy trail along the south bank of the Chicago River along with a few small streets in what today is known as the Loop.

12/10/2014

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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