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Archbishop-Designate Blase Cupich. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Catholics React To New Archbishop

It’s a new beginning for millions of Catholics in Chicago as they celebrate a new leader in the Catholic Church. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross talked to parishioners at Saint Barbara Catholic Church in Bridgeport.

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Archbishop-Designate Blase Cupich. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Croatian Community Welcomes New Archbishop

Hundreds of Masses are held every weekend in the Chicago Archdiocese, and some of those are said in Croatian.

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Bishop Blase Cupich ‘Surprised’ To Be Picked As Cardinal George’s Successor

Bishop Blase Cupich said he was “surprised” and “overwhelmed” at being selected to succeed Francis Cardinal George as Archbishop of Chicago at a press conference Saturday morning.

09/20/2014

Chatham resident John May says he was attacked by pit bulls. (CBS)

Pit Bulls Terrorize Chatham Neighborhood, Residents Say

Sixty-six-year-old Roland Hayes came home from Trinity Hospital Friday evening, bandages covering both his forearms. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/19/2014

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Member Of Jesse White Tumblers, 16, Fatally Shot

Friday night, Angel Lofton returned to where her 16-year-old son Devonshay Lofton was shot and killed Thursday night in Old Town.

09/19/2014

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Elgin Police Department Casts Net To Puerto Rico For Recruits

Elgin police say Latinos now make up roughly 45 percent of the city’s 110,000 residents. But that presence isn’t as well represented on Elgin’s police force. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

09/19/2014

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Rauner Disagrees Quinn Is Rebounding Amid New TV Push

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on what some are calling Gov. Pat Quinn’s comeback.

09/19/2014

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Diners, Beware: Restaurant Menus May Be Manipulating You

As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, there is a surprising science behind the design of menus.

09/18/2014

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WATCH: Truck Leaves Wake Of Destruction Leaving Parking Lot

One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/18/2014

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Police Board Fires Cop Accused Of Pulling Gun On Cabbie

Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/18/2014

U.S. customs agent Brian Bell shows some mailed drugs confiscated at O'Hare Airport. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Feds Target Dangerous Sedative Attracting Teens

Etizolam is considered a research drug. The way it is manufactured keeps it off the list of drugs illegal to sell, even though it can be dangerous. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/18/2014

Hotels are seen on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California state, Mexico. (Credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Travelers Describe ‘Chaos’ Of Storm-Damaged Cabo

(CBS) – A Tinley Park woman and her fiancé are finally home after struggling to get out of the storm-ravaged region. Matt Krivos and Tiffany Narwick, who are engaged, described their time stuck in Cabo, […]

09/18/2014

The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and Juvenile Court building. (Credit: CBS)

Critics: Juvenile Offender Monitoring Needs Overhaul In Wake Of Roseland Rape

Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.

09/18/2014

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NFL’s Troubles Help Shine Light On Domestic Violence, Advocates Say

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some women feel it’s about time.

09/18/2014

Allison Kessler working as a resident physiatrist at the RIC. (Credit: CBS)

Paralyzed Woman Now Helping Injured Patients At Same Place She Received Treatment

Allison Kessler works at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. As a third year physiatry resident, or rehab doctor, she is uniquely qualified for this job.

09/17/2014

Hotels are seen on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California state, Mexico. (Credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Hoffman Estates Firefighters Among Those Trapped In Cabo San Lucas

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports the majority of one shift of the Hoffman Estates Fire Department went there for a wedding, and what happened isn’t a fairytale.

09/17/2014

A surveillance image of thieves braking into a North Side Bike store. (Credit: Tennis On The Lake)

North Side Bike Store Thieves Caught On Camera

Surveillance cameras were rolling as a group of people broke into a high-end bike store on the North Side last weekend, stealing $20,000 worth of bikes and accessories.

09/17/2014

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Chicago Skyline Big Draw For Tight Rope Walker Nik Wallenda

50 feet up or 500 feet up, the king of the high-wire says what’s the difference. That as Nik Wallenda prepares to walk a tightrope about 500 feet above the Chicago River this fall.

09/17/2014

A string of arson fires has Lakeview residents on edge. (Credit: CBS)

String Of Arson Fires Has Lakeview Residents On Edge

There have been at least a half dozen fires set, most of them in alleys next to homes in the neighborhood.

09/17/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rahm Emanuel Keeping Low Profile In Mayoral Race

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is keeping a low profile and letting others attack, and respond to attacks by his political opponents.

09/16/2014