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Man Stops Home Invasion, Which Was Caught On TapeThree home invaders are caught on tape and Chicago police are hoping the public can provide clues that lead to an arrest.
2 Investigators: Video Shows DoorDash Driver Swipe Amazon PackageThe CBS 2 Investigators have video of a food delivery driver dropping off a meal, then walking off with a package. The victim said no one would help, until CBS 2's Dave Savini got involved.
8-Year-Old Boy Jumps To Safety To Escape Deadly Blaze; 'I Think He’s A Hero'When his apartment filled with smoke, 8-year-old Monty Spencer quickly went to the window to shout for help. Moments later, he jumped four stories to safety, escaping a blaze that killed two neighbor children in Gary, Indiana, on Sunday.
A Breakdown Of The Republican Tax BillThe vote was 51-49, largely along party lines. Not a single Democrat voted in favor of the legislation,
Avondale Homes Plagued By Toxic-Smelling FumesIt’s been a nightmare for Sara Suh, her husband and their five-year-old daughter. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Plan To Convert Historic Batavia Factory Into Apartments Could Stall On Final VoteThe Batavia City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on the zoning amendments needed to make way for the $30 million project.
Chicago Designer Turns Shipping Containers Into Luxury HomesA Chicago designer is taking recycling to a new level by creating homes out of shipping containers.
Aldermen Expected To Approve Plan For More North Branch ResidencesThe rezoning would make it easier for new apartments, condos, and office buildings to be built along the North Branch of the Chicago River.
2 Investigators: Inspectors Missed Major Condo Defects, Suit SaysWith Chicago in the midst of a residential construction boom, this is a cautionary tale for anyone in the market to buy. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
GOP Criticizes Dem Pritzker For Property Tax ReductionDemocratic candidate for governor, J.B. Pritzker, is being criticized by the Illinois Republican Party for claiming a property tax break.
Oprah Selling Last Chicago Area Property In Elmwood ParkThe last trace of talk show queen Oprah Winfrey’s roots in the Chicago area is up for sale.
No Baloney: Oscar Mayer's Restored Mansion Is For SaleThe meat baron's 1901 palace once again has the snap of a nice hot dog casing. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.

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