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Police say the man used his foot to conceal the bill after a customer in front of him dropped it. (Credit: Batavia Police Facebook page)

Batavia Police Identify Man Who Pocketed $100 Bill, Money Returned To Owner

After Batavia Police posted gas station security photos of a man on Facebook last week, they’ve now been able to identify the person who picked up a $100 bill that fell out of another man’s pocket.

11/24/2014

The guide features Grumpy Cat stuffed dolls that have eyes that may become detached and pose a choking hazard. They were recalled in March. (Credit: Safe Shopping Guide.)

Madigan Releases Annual Safe Shopping Guide Featuring Potentially Unsafe Children’s Products

Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s annual Safe Shopping Guide features more than 100 children’s products that have been recalled in the last year, ranging from small toys to strollers and cribs.

11/24/2014

US.. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to former US representative Abner Mikva during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.   (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Awards Medal Of Freedom To Former Congressman Abner Mikva

Former U.S. Representative and longtime federal judge Abner Mikva will receive the nation’s highest honor granted to civilians today at a White House ceremony.

11/24/2014

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Butterball Hotline Experts Offer Tips For Cooking Perfect Turkey

It’s crunch time for the experts who staff the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, reports from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

11/24/2014

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Investigation Continues Into Stable Fire That Killed 32 Horses

Investigators have not yet determined what caused a stable fire that killed 32 horses near north suburban Woodstock, but they said they know where it started.

11/24/2014

Chicago firefighters pick through the wreckage of a collapsed building Sunday in Washington Park. (Chicago Fire Department)

Two Women Rescued From Building Collapse

Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.

11/23/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Teen Recovering From Traumatic Brain Injury Unfurls “Bear Down” Flag On Soldier Field Before Game

He went from a coma to Soldier Field in six months. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports on a young man who got to participate in Sunday’s Bear’s pregame festivities.

11/23/2014

Volunteers assembled Thanksgiving baskets for 1,500 families. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Thanksgiving Baskets For Needy Families

Hundreds of people got into the Thanksgiving spirit Sunday morning on Chicago’s Near West Side by putting together baskets of food for people in need.

11/23/2014

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich leaves the alter following his Installation Mass of at Holy Name Cathedral on November 18, 2014 in Chicago. Cupich was named in September by Pope Francis to succeed the retiring Cardinal Francis George. (Photo by Antonio Perez-Pool/Getty Images)

Archbishop Cupich Visits West Side Church Impacted By Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Chicago’s new archbishop is making his first pastoral visit Sunday since taking office, and he walked into a West Side parish still reeling from the priest sex abuse scandal in the archdiocese.

11/23/2014

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Corey Brooks To Distribute 3,500 Turkeys Sunday

Woodlawn’s “rooftop pastor” is distributing 3,500 turkeys and the trimmings Sunday to needy Chicagoans, one month after thieves broke into his church and stole $8,000 from the collection box.

11/22/2014

More than 100 exhibitors from around the world are at the Chicago Toy and Game Expo. (Credit Mariam Sobh)

More Than 100 Exhibitors Show Off Latest Toys And Games At Navy Pier Expo

More than 100 exhibitors from around the world are participating in Chicago’s annual toy and game expo this weekend.

11/22/2014

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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School Administrators Plan Push To Overhaul Public Schools

A group of school administrators has outlined a plan to change curricula and modify some hiring practices, in an effort to improve school performance; but overhauling school funding has proven to be a thorny issue.

11/21/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

Business Leaders Applaud Obama’s Action On Immigration

Some Illinois business leaders said they are glad President Barack Obama has taken executive action to protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but they also want to see Congress step up with more sweeping changes to immigration laws.

11/21/2014

A burn victim is placed in an ambulance after an apparent cooking accident in the food court at Macy's. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Cooking Accident At State Street Macy’s

Four Macy’s employees were taken to hospitals after an aerosol can overheated and ruptured during an employee breakfast at the State Street store Friday morning.

11/21/2014

A security guard at Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport was shot when he tried to stop a robbery. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Security Guard Shot In Robbery At Bridgeport Diner

Shortly after 3 a.m., two masked men walked into Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven, a 24-hour diner at the corner of Pershing Road and Wallace Street, and announced a robbery.

11/21/2014

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Suburban Woman’s Murder In Wisconsin Resembles 2004 Kidnapping Case

An Arlington Heights man was being held on $1 million bail in Wisconsin, charged with killing his estranged wife with a hatchet, after she had fled to Mount Pleasant to stay with friends who offered her shelter from her husband. The murder brings to mind the story of another woman who was kidnapped in Racine County in 2004.

11/21/2014

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Arlington Heights Woman Killed In Wisconsin; Estranged Husband Arrested

An Arlington Heights woman was slain in southern Wisconsin on Wednesday night, and her estranged husband has been taken into custody.

11/20/2014

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Protesters Removed From City Hall After Sit-In Over CPS Bond Deals

Chicago Police broke up a demonstration at City Hall on Thursday, after activists staged a sit-in to protest controversial bond deals at the Chicago Public Schools.

11/20/2014

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Illinois Supreme Court Dismisses Red Light Camera Lawsuit

The Illinois Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the legality of Chicago’s red light camera system, after two justices recused themselves from the case, and the rest couldn’t agree on a ruling.

11/20/2014