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The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Hare Noise Activists Say More Meetings With FAA Not Enough

After talking with Mayor Emanuel in Washington, Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta promised to double the number of meetings to be held before a new runway opens at O’Hare Airport this fall.

04/22/2015

Laura Ceja says she hates to hear the word retire, but says this is probably the year. (Credit: Trinity Hospital)

Trinity Hospital Honoring Woman Who Has Worked There For 61 Years

Imagine working 61 years at the same place. Today – Advocate Trinity Hospital is honoring an employee who has worked there for all those years.

04/22/2015

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Plainfield Central Plans Vietnam Battle Re-Enactment

If you’re near Plainfield Central High School tomorrow and you hear what sounds like gunfire, officials say you should *not* be alarmed.

04/22/2015

Activists Demand Dante Servin Be ‘Brought To Justice’ In Rekia Boyd Shooting

Clergy and civil rights activists are demanding Chicago police officer Dante Servin be “brought to justice” after his acquittal on a technicality for firing a gun into a crowd and killing Rekia Boyd.

04/22/2015

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CPS Suspends Controversial No-Bid Contract At Center Of Federal Probe

The Chicago Public Schools have suspended a controversial $20.5 million contract with a company that provides leadership training to principals, amid a federal investigation of the company’s ties to CPS Chief Executive Officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett.

04/22/2015

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Doctors Warn About “More Dangerous” Forms Of Synthetic Marijuana

Dr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.

04/22/2015

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)

Pride Parade To Stay In Lakeview; Activist Petitioning For Move Downtown

Despite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.

04/22/2015

Snow dusts the windshielf of Bill Lawton's car in Lake Barrington, after early morning flurries on Wednesday. (Credit: Bill Lawton)

This Is April? Chicago Wakes Up To Flurries, Wind Chills In The 20s

No, you didn’t travel back in time while you were sleeping. That really was snow falling in some parts of the Chicago area Wednesday morning.

04/22/2015

Mechelle Lewis (Supplied photo)

Man Charged With Killing Ex-Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children

Police said the 28-year-old woman killed shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, when her ex-boyfriend walked up and shot her while she was sitting in a parked minivan in the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue.

04/22/2015

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Second Day Of Visitation For Cardinal George At Holy Name Cathedral

Doors open to the public at 7 a.m. at the church where Cardinal George presided over the nation’s third largest diocese. Once again, people will line up to pay respects to the man who shepherded more than 2.2 million Catholics for more than 17 years.

04/22/2015

Kenny Patel is petitioning to keep his shop open in CDW Plaza.  (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

The remains of Francis Cardinal George, eighth Archbishop of Chicago, arrive at Holy Name Cathedral for the first of two days of visitation.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Farewell To Cardinal George

The first of two days of visitation is underway at Holy Name Cathedral as hundreds of mourners gathered to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.

04/21/2015

A poster of the five medallions Cope designed for Holy Name Cathedral. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Graphic Artist Who Designed Medallions At Holy Name Recalls Working For Cardinal George

One of the people remembering Cardinal George this week is a South Side graphic artist, Larry Cope.

04/21/2015

Rev. Paul Jakes (left) and attorney Anthony Romanucci (far right, at microphones) discuss a federal lawsuit seeking to end the Chicago Police Department's use of so-called "stop and frisk" tactics. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Lawsuit Seeks To End Police Stop And Frisk Tactics In Chicago

A group of six black men has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, and 14 unnamed police officers, alleging so-called “stop and frisk” procedures are unconstitutional.

04/21/2015

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Police Investigating Killing Of College Student In Washington Heights

Chicago police are investigating the killing of a 21-year-old Olive-Harvey College student gunned down late Monday night near his home in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

04/21/2015

Leon Krynicki (Supplied photo)

One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural Causes

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.

04/21/2015

Chicago police Detective Dante Servin listens as Judge Dennis Porter reads his decision at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago, for Servin's trial on manslaughter charges in the March 2012 shooting death of Rekia Boyd. The defense asked the judge for a directed verdict after the prosecution finished making its case last Thursday. Porter found Servin not guilty on all counts. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Attorney: “Very Disturbing” That Officer Not Charged With Murder In Death Of Rekia Boyd

A longtime criminal defense attorney said Monday’s acquittal of a Chicago police officer in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed woman appears to be the result of prosecutors giving the officer a break.

04/21/2015

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Wind Advisory Issued For Chicago Area

Hold on to your hats. Chicago will live up to its nickname as the Windy City on Tuesday, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour.

04/21/2015

The Glenview Education Foundation bought 50 bicycles for 1st and 2nd graders in Glenview, to bring back bike riding lessons for youngsters. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

Bike Riding Lessons Return To Glenview Schools

Glenview Public School District 34 taught bike riding about 20 years years ago, but stopped the program when it became too difficult to manage all the student’s personal bicycles. The Glenview Education Foundation brought back the program this spring for first and second graders, by buying 50 bikes for the kids to use.

04/21/2015

Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Visitation To Begin For Cardinal Francis George

Thousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.

04/21/2015