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Dog Flu Strain Traced To Asia; Cats May Be In Danger

There’s new information about a virus that his killed several dogs in the Chicago. Vets now say the strain has never been seen before in the U.S., reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

04/13/2015

Crews search wreckage on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

2 Dead After Two Tornadoes Hit Near Rockford; Searches Of Rubble Resume

Gov. Bruce Rauner confirmed two people have died in the tiny hamlet of Fairdale, Illinois, after a massive “wedge” tornado virtually destroyed the town.

04/09/2015

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Murder Victim’s Father Fears Escaped Convict May Be Coming For Him

Kamron Taylor, 23, escaped the Kankakee County jail earlier this week after assaulting a guard. He was still at large Thursday night, and considered armed and dangerous.

04/02/2015

Ernie Banks. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks’ Will Confirmed By Judge

A Cook County judge on Tuesday confirmed the will signed by Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks three months before his death leaving everything to his caregiver, Regina Rice.

03/31/2015

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Feds: Rooftop Owner Scammed Cubs Out Of Royalties

A 46-year-old owner of one of the rooftop clubs locked in dispute with the Chicago Cubs over Wrigley Field views is accused of defrauding the baseball team and tax authorities out of $600,000.

03/27/2015

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Abuse Victims’ Advocate Outraged By Bears Signing Of Ray McDonald

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with one abuse victim’s advocate outraged by the signing.

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Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Systems Issue Prevents Some Chase Cardholders From Getting Lollapalooza Tickets

Lollapalooza tickets went on sale Tuesday morning and 3-day passes sold out in just 45 minutes, but not without a hitch.

03/24/2015

The site of the former Sheraton Hotel in Gary, Ind. (CBS)

Gary Got Rid Of An Eyesore Hotel — Now What?

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on a White House task force meeting in the northwest Indiana city.

03/23/2015

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ISIS ‘Hit List’ Contains Suburban Address As Suggested Target

An Orland Park police official confirmed his department has been in touch with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

03/23/2015

Congressman Aaron Schock at a hearing of the Ways and Means Committee in Washington, DC, on October 29, 2013. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Source: Feds Open Investigation Of Congressman Schock

The Justice Department has launched a formal criminal investigation into the office and campaign expenses of resigning Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, as well as his personal business dealings with political donors, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.

03/20/2015

Federal officials raid a Schiller Park crematorium on Thursday night. (CBS)

Suburban Body-Donation Center Was Suspected Of Selling Parts At Time Of Federal Raids

A Chicago area center that collects donated bodies for medical research was suspected of selling anatomical parts when federal officials raided two sites earlier this year, according to a document obtained by CBS 2.

03/19/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (left) and his father, Dr. Richard Schock (right) | Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS

Father: Schock Might Have Been ‘A Little Careless,’ But Most Allegations ‘Lies And Innuendos’

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s father said the congressman is a “broken” man, after announcing he’ll resign from Congress at the end of the month, in light of a growing scandal over his business deals, and possible misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds.

03/18/2015

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Gasoline Prices Rising Again; How High Will They Go?

There are at least three factors driving the price surge, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

03/16/2015

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Former St. John, Ind. Police Commander Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Two women are accusing a now retired police commander of sexual harassment and abuse.

03/10/2015

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Harrison Ford Injured After Crash-Landing Plane

Ford’s publicist released a statement Thursday night saying the actor was flying a World War II vintage plane that had engine trouble on takeoff.

03/05/2015

A 4th grade student says a school bus driver was watching "50 Shades of Grey" on her phone while driving the bus. (Credit CBS)

Student Says School Bus Driver Watched “50 Shades Of Grey” On Phone While Driving

A suburban elementary school is investigating after students say a school bus driver watched “50 Shades of Grey” on a phone and the audio was played over the bus speakers.

03/04/2015

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Chicago Comes Through For Cold Nuns

It’s been an incredible week of change for the Fraternite Notre Dame, whose members just days ago were freezing in a West Side church. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards brings us up to date.

02/26/2015

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Snowfall Creating Slick Conditions On Roadways

Snowfall Wednesday afternoon and evening is making the roads slick, creating havoc for cars.

02/25/2015

One of the nuns at Fraternite Notre Dame in Chicago prepares au gratin potatoes for the homeless while wearing a fleece coat, because the sisters' home is without heat, and temperatures inside are freezing. (Credit: CBS)

Offers Of Help Rolling In For Nuns Without Heat

After having gone more than two days without heat, and seeing temperatures in their church drop below freezing, a group of French nuns ministering to residents in the Austin neighborhood is asking for help raising the $200,000 they need to buy new boilers.

02/20/2015

The boiler for Fraternite Notre Dame has shut down during the cold snap. (CBS)

Nuns Without Heat Have Faith Someone Will Help

The sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame feed 200 homeless people each day and make home visits to bedridden patients. Now they are in need of help. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/19/2015

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