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Experts Warn Of Ill Health Effects Of Office Environment, Particularly Prolonged Sitting

Your cubicle could be making you sick, reports WBBM’s John Cody. There’s even a word for it: obesogenic, according to Advocate Christ Dr. Teresa Zamojski.

01/26/2015

Potholes

City Says Reports Of Potholes Down From A Year Ago, Street Repaving Announced

The city of Chicago is starting to get reports of potholes cropping up, but, very few, compared with this time last year, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

01/26/2015

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Chicago-Based Medical Technology Company Expanding, Adding Hundreds Of Jobs

A medical industry technology company is expanding its operations here in Chicago, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

01/26/2015

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Mobile Job Assistance Center Helping Will County’s Unemployed

The Will County Mobile Workforce Center is a mobile home that has been turned into a job center, outfitted with a dozen computers for job seekers to use for writing résumés and fill out job applications online.

01/26/2015

CTA riders crowd the platform at Fullerton on Monday morning, when switching problems cascaded into major delays on at least five train lines that use the elevated tracks in the Loop. (Supplied Photo)

Switching Problems Create Major CTA Delays In The Loop

Service on the ‘L’ tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.

01/26/2015

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)

Airlines Canceling Thousands Of Flights To East Coast Ahead Of Major Blizzard

The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.

01/26/2015

The Troost family has been making memorial headstones for 125 years. (Credit: Lisa FIelding)

Made In Chicago: Peter Troost Monuments

Inside one of four warehouses in Hillside, artisans are busy etching, plotting and creating granite headstones. Each letter, each design is someone’s legacy, a family’s closure.

01/26/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks Died From Heart Attack, Attorney Says

Banks passed away Friday, seven days before his 84th birthday.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2015

The Farmer's Fridge vending machines are stocked with salads in reusable jars. (Credit: Farmer's Fridge)

Salad Vending Machines Serving Up Healthy Eating Options In Chicago

If you’re struggling with a New Year’s resolution to eat healthy, there are some vending machines in Chicago that can help, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

01/25/2015

More than 2,500 people climbed the stairs at the Aon Center Sunday to raise money for Lurie Children's Hospital. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Climb Aon Center Stairs To Benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital

More than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital. Some did it more than once.

01/25/2015

Four CPD officers were hospitalized after their squad cars crashed while pursuing suspects. (Credit: CBS)

Four CPD Officers Injured After Squad Car Collisions

Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.

01/25/2015

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia at the Chicago Women Take Action forum. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

Mayoral Candidates State Their Case At Women’s Forum

More than 300 women packed the sanctuary at the Chicago Temple in the Loop. They were there to hear the candidates speak on everything from human trafficking to what a candidate would do with the Chicago Board of Education if they were elected.

01/24/2015

Participants taking part in a "Polar Plunge" at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Polar Plunge Raises Money For Family Of Suburban Man With ALS

About 300 people took a cold dip in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Saturday after chipping away at the shelf ice to be able to get into the water, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

01/24/2015

New Trier High School

New Trier Hosting Screening Of Documentary On Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz

A documentary about a Highland Park man who co-founded Reddit will be playing Sunday at New Trier High School, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

01/24/2015

The marquee at Wrigley Field on the passing of Cubs legend Ernie Banks. (Credit: Mike Krauser.)

Fans Mourn Loss Of ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks

Chicago Cubs fans and baseball fans all over are saddened by the death of Ernie Banks who died Friday night in Chicago at the age of 83.

01/24/2015

Someone You Should Know (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Naperville Responds For Our Veterans

The group of volunteers travel the metropolitan area helping to make veterans’ homes more accessible. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

01/23/2015

Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Potential Whole Foods Suppliers Flock To Englewood Workshop

Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.

01/23/2015

William "Dock" Walls (Supplied Photo)

Walls On Bid For Mayor: “We Work Harder Than The Other Candidates”

Cash-strapped mayoral hopeful William “Dock” Walls says his campaign is going strong, and getting stronger in race pitting four challengers against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

01/23/2015

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Better Business Bureau Warns Of Sex Offender Database Scam

Consumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.

01/23/2015