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A truck that had rolled over caught fire early Sunday near Rosemont. | Network Video Productions

Fuel Truck Rolls Over, Catches Fire On I-90

A semi-truck carrying fuel rolled over and caught fire early this morning near Rosemont, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

05/31/2015

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Chicago’s Frozen Tundra Captured By Stunning Drone Video

As the camera moves slowly over the landscape, the images seem to be from another world.

05/29/2015

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Info On More Than 100K Taxpayers Stolen In IRS Data Breach

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov tells us how thieves pulled it off, and what you should do now.

05/26/2015

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Made In Chicago: Richard Bennett Custom Tailors

CHICAGO (CBS) — You could say Albert Karoll knows a thing or two about the clothing business. “I come from a third generation men’s clothing business here in Chicago. My grandfather was Herb Karoll who […]

05/25/2015

It's not clear how many people decided to stay in bed when they saw some rain this morning, but one of Chicago's busiest streets was a sea of spandex and Schwinns.
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Thousands Pedal Down LSD For 14th Annual Bike The Drive

It’s a sight you only get to see once a year – a view of Lake Shore Drive from a bicycle.

05/24/2015

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New ‘Decades’ Channel Launches On Memorial Day

CHICAGO (CBS) — DECADES, the new multicast TV network from CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Co., will officially launch on Monday. The DECADES multicast network broadcasts on the digital sub-channels of the CBS Television […]

05/22/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/19/2015

Buck with some Buffalo Grove High School AP Bio students. (Credit: Buck's Twitter account.)

Therapy Dog New Big Man On Campus At Suburban School

Buck is a three-year-old boxer mix and he’s the newest addition to the staff at Buffalo Grove High School.

05/13/2015

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Mothers Remember Children Lost To Violence

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports those moms, hoping to use their painful loss, for a higher purpose.

05/10/2015

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Kentucky Derby: How I’d Bet $100

When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.

04/30/2015

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This Week In Baseball: ‘Unwritten’ Rules Pose A Problem

We need to talk about baseball’s “unwritten” rules. The ones that lead to the biggest farce in sports, the bench clearing brawl.

04/28/2015

Kenny Patel.  (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Petition Drive Saves Downtown Snack Shop Owner

Kenny Patel says he’s overwhelmed by the support he’s received after word got out he may have to move out of his snack shop he’s owned for 27 years inside the CDW Building on Riverside Plaza.

04/27/2015

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BGA: Rauner Pick For Environmental Post Previously Worked At Oil And Gas Pipeline Company

A government watchdog is questioning one of Governor Rauner’s picks for posts in his administration.

04/26/2015

Kenny Patel.  (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Small Shop Owner In Downtown Office Building Petitioning To Keep Business Open

Everyone calls him Kenny and he knows most of his customers by name.

04/21/2015

Francis Cardinal George addresses the media Friday after receiving an award from the Knights of Columbus. (CBS)

Catholic School Employee Received Letter From Cardinal George One Day After His Passing

An employee of a Northwest Side Catholic church has a letter from Francis Cardinal George that she says she will always treasure.

04/19/2015

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Win a Trip to See Mumford & Sons in NYC: Play Pingo

Pingo is a free game that rewards you for taking photos with your phone. Not only is Pingo simple and fun, but prizes are given away every day—lots of them!

04/17/2015

Greg Salvi in court. (Credit: Cheryl Cook.)

Melrose Park Detective Accused Of Selling Drugs From Police Evidence

As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, the feds say he stole drugs from police evidence and then sold them.

04/14/2015

The Wanda Vista will be located in the  Lakeshore East development. (Credit: Jeane Gang Studios)

Wanda Vista Skyscraper Could Become Chicago’s Third Tallest Building

Get ready for a new addition to the Chicago skyline.

04/14/2015

Officers at the scene of a police-involved shooting Saturday in Zion. (CBS/Captured News)

Zion Community Group Calls For Town Hall Meeting In Wake Of Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

One group is calling for a march, another for a town hall meeting in the wake of the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Waukegan resident by police in Zion, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

04/08/2015