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Travel agent Nicole Scott.

Hundreds Of Customers Accuse Indiana Travel Agent Of Fraud

Their dream vacations crushed and destination weddings ruined. Hundreds of people are accusing a Northwest Indiana travel agent of scamming them out of thousands of dollars.

5 hours ago

The shows the dog walker kicking the dog, Chloe. (Credit: Youtube)

Watch: Owner Of West Loop Pet Care Business Kicks Dog

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the video is now sparking outrage by animal lovers all over the internet.

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Hawks Fans Say Playoff Series Against The Ducks One Of The Most Stressful Yet

Tonight’s game against the Ducks could be the last one of the season, but fans CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talked to were hearing nothing of it. Despite that, almost everyone Bailey talked to today said this playoff series has been one of the most stressful yet.

9 hours ago

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Why Haven’t Charges Filed Against Owner Of Dog That Mauled Boy To Death?

Five-year-old James Nevils III was killed by a pit bill Monday night and police said no criminal charges will be filed against the dog’s owner.

9 hours ago

Balloons are released at the start of the opening ceremonies for the 15th World Cup 17 June 1994 at Soldier Field (CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Were U.S. World Cup Games Tainted?

World Cup soccer isn’t played just for kicks, the real prize is illegal cash. That’s the allegation from federal prosecutors, who charge soccer’s overlords with taking bribes and kickbacks.

10 hours ago

Anna Maria Niezgoda (Source: Facebook)

Teen Awarded College Scholarship For Essay Honoring Army Vet Brother

A senior at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights has been awarded a college scholarship for her moving essay about losing her brother to suicide after he returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.

14 hours ago

The Chicago Department of Transportation is reconfiguring the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues, which has ranked in the top 10 for crashes citywide for more than a decade. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Dangerous Bucktown Intersection Getting Major Realignment

In an effort to reduce the number of traffic congestion and crashes at one of the most accident-prone intersections in the city, work was scheduled to begin Thursday to reconfigure the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues.

15 hours ago

A floodwater mosquito (Credit: CBS)

Warm Weather To Bring More Mosquitos, But Cool Weekend To Hamper Growth

The next couple weeks could be a bit of a roller coaster ride for mosquito activity in the Chicago area.

17 hours ago

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Dog Owner Cited After Boy Mauled To Death; Victim’s Grandfather ‘Not Happy At All’

The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.

20 hours ago

A 61-year-old woman was shot in the neck when a man fired shots into her home in the 3600 block of South Honore Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Suspect In Custody After Woman Shot In McKinley Park

Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.

20 hours ago

A man was beaten and robbed near Michigan Avenue and Chestnut Street early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Magnificent Mile

A man was robbed early Wednesday just off the Magnificent Mile, a few blocks from the scene of another robbery attempt a few minutes later.

20 hours ago

Paul Tabachneck. (Credit: CBS)

Common Sounds Cause Uncontrollable Anger For Misophonia Sufferers

Chewing, sniffling, breathing, they’re just everyday noises, but for some people they can cause uncontrollable anger.

05/26/2015

Lillie Stephen. (Credit: Joliet Police)

Daycare Volunteer Charged With Hitting Boy, 5, In Face

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with the mother whose child was allegedly struck by the 73-year-old volunteer.

05/26/2015

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Info On More Than 100K Taxpayers Stolen In IRS Data Breach

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov tells us how thieves pulled it off, and what you should do now.

05/26/2015

The Glen shopping center in Glenview. (Credit: CBS)

Business Owners Say Low Foot Traffic Causing Them To Flee Glenview Shopping Center

It was supposed to be the epicenter of Glenview known as The Glen, an ambitious project filled with shopping, housing and entertainment, but some say, it hasn’t lived up to expectations. Now there’s fear more retailers will leave.

05/26/2015

A deck collapse in Evanston injured four people on Memorial Day. (Credit:CBS)

Deck Hazards Sometimes Difficult To Spot

An Evanston porch collapse injured four Monday night during a holiday cookout. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found, it’s sometimes tough even for experts to spot a hazard.

05/26/2015

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Storm Rips Shingles Off Homes, Topples Trees In Summit

Heavy rains and strong winds blew through the Chicago area Tuesday, and CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports in southwest suburban Summit, they are assessing the damage.

05/26/2015

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

Republicans Fire Back On Madigan’s Budget Proposal

In Springfield today, accusations of a nonsensical political theater and a path to a phony budget as Republicans fired back at powerful House Speaker Mike Madigan, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.

05/26/2015

Needles are discovered at Chicago's Douglas Park. (CBS)

Park District Crews Working To Remove Needles From Douglas Park

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez returned to Douglas Park and found more needles, but also saw Park District crews working to pick them up.

05/26/2015

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (at lectern, in blue suit) outlines a seven-point plan to quell gang violence in Chicago and Cook County. (Credit: CBS)

Cook County Commissioner Wants Shooters Charged As Domestic Terrorists

In the wake of a holiday weekend in which at least 55 people were shot in Chicago – 12 of them fatally – a Cook County Commissioner was calling for city- and county-wide action to quell gang violence.

05/26/2015