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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)

Local Politicians Rally In Support Of Obama’s Immigration Policy

In what may be the defining moment of his second term, President Obama signed an executive order allowing millions of illegal immigrants to temporarily stay in the United States.

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What To Do If Your Medicine Has Reached Its Expiration Date

Since the 1970′s, the FDA requires medications to have expiration dates. The government has looked at national stockpiles of medications and found that some may last as long as 15 years longer. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

11/21/2014

Shopping & Style Malls, Woman Shopping

Put The Turkey Down And Go Shopping, Expert Advises

The best deals may not be on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/21/2014

City Hall

Monday, Chicagoans Will Know Who’s Really Running For Mayor

The clock is ticking for Chicago mayoral hopefuls still planning to run in the February primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

11/21/2014

Eugene Booker, a convicted sex offender dubbed the “Dreadlock Rapist” by police, is serving a prison sentence for a series of 1986 sexual assaults, and has now been charged with a cold case murder from 1981. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Serial Rapist Accused Of Murder In 1981 Cold Case

More than three decades after Carol Novak’s brutal murder, police say they’ve identified a suspect. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

11/21/2014

This screen grab of a YouTube video shows the "Foodini" foot printer at work. (Natural Machines/YouTube)

The Future Is Here: There’s A 3-D Food Printer

Faster than you can say “The Jetsons,” the Foodini is in production. It’s a food printer.

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

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2 Investigators: Dump Thrived For Years Along DuPage River

Now, authorities are going after a land owner and looking into why action wasn’t taken sooner. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.

11/20/2014

Mailbox

Feds Investigate Missing-Mail Complaints In Lake Forest

It isn’t known how widespread the problem may be. But officials are focusing on the zip code of 60045, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/20/2014

Reporter James Foley has been covering rebel efforts in Libya. (Global-Post)

Slain Journalist James Foley Remembered At Northwestern Service

Several hundred people gathered in a chapel on campus to remember Foley, one of the journalists beheaded by Islamic extremists in Syria.

11/20/2014

Chicago's new archbishop, Blase Cupich, left, attends a breakfast hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Emanuel Officially Welcomes New Archbishop

The hottest ticket in town Thursday was an invitation to Mayor Emanuel’s reception for Chicago’s new archbishop. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

11/20/2014

Empty Classroom

New Standardized Tests Come Under Fire

CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov explains why educators and parents alike are fighting to delay the new test.

11/20/2014

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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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

A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Noise From New Flight Patterns At O’Hare Costs Family $15K Nest Egg

As they saved up $15,000 over the course of more than a decade, Colleen and Peter Mulcrone dreamed of renovating their Jefferson Park home, with a new kitchen and other upgrades, but the city’s expansion of nearby O’Hare International Airport prompted them to put those dreams on hold.

11/20/2014

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)

Cupich To Visit Ethnic Parishes As He Takes Reins Of Chicago Archdiocese

On Sunday, Cupich will lead mass at St. Agatha Parish, a predominantly black parish in the Lawndale neighborhood. That’s the church where former priest Daniel McCormack sexually abused several boys.

11/20/2014

Film and stage director Mike Nichols (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Director, Second City Alum Mike Nichols Dead At 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.

11/20/2014

Natural Gas Flame

Gas Service Restored To Edison Park Homes

Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.

11/20/2014

Beagles used for medical research. (Credit; Beagle Freedom Project.)

Group Finds New Homes For Beagles Used In Medical Research

Dogs living in cages are used for medical research including here in Chicago. One breed is used more than any other, but as Roseanne Tellez reports, one group is working to give these animals a new life after the lab.

11/19/2014