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Several members of the '69 Cubs served as pall bearers for Ernie Banks. (Credit: CBS)

Family, Friends Say Farewell To ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks

Today family, friends and fans are honoring Ernie Banks with a memorial service and funeral procession.

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Channahon Police Chief Jeff Wold (CBS)

Police Chief: Vendor’s Dispatch System Putting Officers At Risk

A Chicago area police chief says his officers are being put in danger because of a problem with a multi-million dollar dispatch system. He’s not alone. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/30/2015

Volunteers using the web-based Milky Way Project brought star-forming
features, nicknamed “yellowballs,” to the attention of researchers (Courtesy: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Where Do Stars Come From? Space ‘Yellow Balls,’ Of Course

At least that is the name given to star cocoons spotted by volunteers who combed through infra-red photos of the Milky Way. WBBM’s John Cody reports.

01/30/2015

Hundreds of parents and daycare providers rallied outside the Thompson Center to call on lawmakers to restore child care funding. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Daycare Providers Rally To Get State Funding Restored

Hundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.

01/30/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner outlines his agenda after being sworn into office on Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Illinois. Rauner is the first Republican governor in Illinois since 2003. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner Slams Quinn For Leaving Behind “Fundamentally Dishonest” Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner had nothing but scorn for his predecessor on Friday, when he took questions from reporters about the transition process during his first weeks in office.

01/30/2015