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Two Elderly Chicago Women Die From West Nile

It may be rather late in the season, almost fall, but Illinois has it’s first two deaths of the summer season from West Nile virus.

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Right-To-Die Conference In Chicago Draws Protest

Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports.

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Illinois Expressways Among Most Congested In Nation

A new survey finds Illinois expressways are among the most congested in the nation.

09/18/2014

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Goodman Theatre Turns 90 Years Young

Chicago’s oldest theater company is celebrating its 90th season.

09/18/2014

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Rauner, Partial Owner Of Pittsburgh Steelers, Sidesteps NFL Domestic Violence Question

The latest scrimmage in the race for governor finds the two major candidates dealing with the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/17/2014

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Protesters Outside Loop H&M Call For Living Wage For Cambodian Garment Workers

A protest was held at a store in the Loop Wednesday afternoon where demonstrators called for shops to pay more to garment workers in Cambodia who make some of the clothing that ends up here.

09/17/2014

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Vikings Reverse: Adrian Peterson Banned From Team

Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

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Naperville Puts Off Decision On Most Of Proposed Alcohol Restrictions

The Naperville City Council voted Tuesday night to eliminate deep discounts on beer sales and increase training for bar security, but several other tough provisions aimed at reducing public drunkenness were tabled until the next meeting.

09/16/2014

Griffith riding a bicycle with his fellow soldiers from his scrapbook. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Newberry Exhibit Displays World War One Through The Eyes Of Chicagoans

A new exhibit at the Newberry Library aims to show World War One through the eyes of people from Chicago.

09/16/2014

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Emanuel: Custodial Contractors Can ‘Clean Up Their Desks And Get Out’ If They Fail To Fulfill Contract

Mayor Emanuel says the Chicago Public Schools will hold its cleaning contractors accountable, amid complaints from principals and announcement of layoffs among janitors, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/16/2014

Businesses Pitch In To Fix Driveway Of Wheelchair-Bound Four Year Old

It will soon be smoother sailing for a Naperville four-year-old who uses a wheelchair to get around, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

09/16/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Optimistic Chicago Will Land Obama Presidential Library

Mayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.

09/16/2014

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War Of Words Between Hinsdale Teachers, School Board Continues

War of words today as the teachers union and school board in Hinsdale High School District 86 discuss separately the possibility of a teacher walkout a month from now.

09/16/2014

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Thieves Steal $20K Worth Of High-End Bikes, Parts From North Side Store

For the second time this summer, thieves have scored big at a bike sales and rental shop on Addison and North Lake Shore Drive.

09/16/2014

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Gary Police, Firefighters Stage Protest Calling For Pay Raise

Gary police and firefighters are staging a protest this afternoon outside City Hall as they face another year with a pay raise.

09/16/2014

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Reassignment Of Marshall High School Principal Sparks Protest By Teachers, Parents

Some students, parents and teachers who are upset over the reassignment of the principal of Marshall High School held a protest Monday, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

09/15/2014

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Wheeling Police Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Accident

A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

09/15/2014

Bruce Rauner. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rauner Steps Up Attacks As Poll Numbers Fall

Behind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.

09/15/2014

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Expert: Gas Prices Expected To Fall As Summer Ends

You might be sad to see the warm days of summer drawing to a close, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports the change of seasons brings good news for consumers.

09/15/2014

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Trestman: Cutler ‘Led The Way’

Chicago rallied for a crucial 28-20 win at San Francisco on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014