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Defensive back Vann McElroy #26 and linebacker Rod Martin #53 of Los Angeles Raiders tackle running back Emery Moorehead #87 of the Chicago Bears during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 27, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The Bears won 6-3. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Former Bear Emery Moorehead: Football ‘Tough Career’ But Worth It

Chicago public high school athletes attended a symposium Saturday on what it’s like to be drafted for the NFL.

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People stand on top of debris from a collapsed building at Basantapur Durbar Square watching the destruction following an earthquake on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving hundreds dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors. (Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images)

Local Chicagoans Reaching Out To Help Victims Of Nepal Earthquake

Local Chicagoans with ties to Nepal are working to find out how they can help those affected by the 7.9 magnitude quake.

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Rush University Medical Center's Enable Veterans Program teaches former members of the military job skills in the computer field. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Enabled Veteran Program

Rush University Medical Center is training veterans in the highly competitive, highly sought-after information technology field. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/24/2015

An ash tree grows alongside other species of tree at an arboretum. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Experts Urge Focus On Diversity When Replacing Trees Lost To Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer has done a lot of damage in the Chicago area. Approximately 13 million trees have been removed due to infestations of the notorious beetle.

04/24/2015

Hundreds of Armenian-Americans packed Daley Plaza on Friday to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide during World War I. (Credit: CBS)

Armenians Commemorate Centennial Of Genocide By Ottoman Turks

Armenians in Chicago gathered at Daley Plaza on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of what historians recognize as the first genocide of the 20th century: the killing of 1.5 Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, what is now modern day Turkey.

04/24/2015

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt making an address at the headquarters of the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C., appealing for donations to a Red Cross War Relief drive.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Chicago Students Want Eleanor Roosevelt On $20 Bill

The student government group at Roosevelt University has launched a campaign to get a former First Lady’s face on the $20 bill.

04/24/2015

Cook County government seal (CBS)

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey Pushes Anti-Sweatshop Ordinance

Modeled after an anti-sweatshop law in Chicago, the ordinance proposed by Commissioner John Fritchey (D-12th) would require companies that sell goods and clothing to the county to sign affidavits asserting they and their subcontractors are free of sweatshop labor.

04/24/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Investigators Gathering Video In Probe Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Zion Teen

Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said investigators were chasing down some 50 leads into the circumstances surrounding the death of Justus Howell of Waukegan.

04/24/2015

Emily Beazley (Supplied photo)

Mount Greenwood Street Dedicated To 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Emily Beazley

A street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.

04/24/2015

A new $6 million eight-court squash facility in Woodlawn, which will allow MetroSquash to double the size of its afterschool and summer programs for students. (Credit: CBS)

New $6M MetroSquash Facility Opens In Woodlawn

An exciting new program has sprouted up in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as city officials prepared to unveil a new eight-court squash facility.

04/24/2015

More than a dozen students were hurt when a stage at Westfield High School collapsed during a school musical. (Credit: Sara Camden/Twitter)

Several Students Injured When Stage Collapses In Central Indiana

The finale of a high school musical in central Indiana came to an unexpected end Thursday night, as more than a dozen students were hurt when the stage collapsed while they gathered for the last number in the show.

04/24/2015

Rendering of Freedom’s Path. (Source: Housing Authority of Cook County)

Housing For Homeless Veterans Opening At Hines VA Hospital

A window of opportunity was opening Friday morning for the approximately 1,000 homeless veterans living in Chicago.

04/24/2015

Alicia Guerrero lights a candle in honor of her late daughter. (CBS)

Ceremony Honors The Sacrifice Of Organ Donors

The chapel inside Loyola University Medical Center is illuminated by the glow of candles. It’s also warmed by the appreciation of those receiving a gift they can never repay. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.

04/23/2015

This video screen grab shows a test drive conducted after Drew Hovorka dropped his car off at an area dealership. (courtesy: Hovorka Family)

Couple’s Vehicle Taken For High-Speed Joy Ride During Tune-Up

Shades of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” Dash-cam video shows how a car left at a Chicago-area dealership got one heck of a test drive this week. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

04/23/2015

Newly released video shows Chicago police officers dragging two men from a fiery car wreck. (Chicago Police)

WATCH: Chicago Police Officers Rescue Motorists From Fiery Car

Dramatic, newly released video shows how two Chicago police officers rescued two men from a fiery vehicle following a crash earlier this month.

04/23/2015

Sister Anita Baird (CBS)

Mourners Remember A Cardinal Of Many Facets

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with parishioners and clergy members about the late cardinal.

04/23/2015

Visitors pay their final respects to Francis Cardinal George, eighth Archbishop of Chicago, at Holy Name Cathedral on April 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. George died on April 17 after a long battle with cancer. George's funeral mass and burial will take place on April 23.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cardinal Francis George Honored As ‘Man Of Compassion For All Who Suffered’

Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.

04/23/2015

Taggers recently spray painted "Air City" at the top of the vacant old Cook County Hospital building. (Credit: CBS)

Graffiti Vandals Tag Old County Hospital As “Air City”

Someone managed to get inside the massive century-old building, and make their way to the top of the eight-floor hospital, where they must have negotiated narrow ledges to paint “Air City” in huge letters.

04/23/2015

State Rep. Derrick Smith arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago for his bribery trial. (Credit: CBS)

Former State Rep. Derrick Smith Gets 5 Months For Taking Bribe

Former Illinois state Rep. Derrick Smith was sentenced to five months in prison on Thursday for pocketing a $7,000 bribe in an FBI sting from a purported day care in return for his backing of a state grant application.

04/23/2015

This artist rendering shows the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. (Lucas Museum)

State Lawmakers Try To Clear The Way For Obama Library, Lucas Museum

Hoping to lift any possible legal hurdles to building either Barack Obama’s presidential library or filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum on park property, Illinois lawmakers swiftly approved legislation to make sure the Emanuel administration has the authority critics claim it lacks.

04/23/2015