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Former Congressman Melvin Reynolds arrives at the Harare Magistrates court on February 19, 2014. Reynolds had been arrested for violating immigration laws and possessing pornographic material. (Photo credit: JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mel Reynolds, In Hiding, Complains Media Ran With Trumped-Up African Porn Charges

Disgraced former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he is in hiding in South Africa following his deportation from Zimbabwe, where he says authorities trumped up pornography charges against him.

03/03/2014

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VIDEO: County Drug Officers Conduct Raids In South Suburban Harvey

As Cook County’s war on drugs heats up, even in the cold, narcotics officers never know what they’re going to find during raids. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards tags along.

02/26/2014

A suburban stormwater drain (CBS)

With Thawing Expected, Officials Urge Residents To Keep Street Drains Clear

Rising temperatures are expected to cause melting this week.

02/17/2014

CBS 2's Brad Edwards interviews a resident whose car has gotten stuck in her Kenwood aley. (CBS)

Residents Complain The City Has Forgotten Their Frozen Alley

CBS 2′s Brad Edwards visits with residents of North Kenwood, where one icy alley has trapped many a vehicle.

02/10/2014

Mariam Pare uses her mouth to paint. (CBS)

Artist Won’t Let Disability Stop Her From Painting

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards introduces us to Mariam Paré, who was paralyzed by a bullet in 1996.

02/06/2014

Zac Lowing, street photographer (CBS)

Street Photographer Close To Being Evicted

Zac Lowing, at age 50, lives in a little apartment, his rent subsidized by his eye. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

02/03/2014

Hinsdale Middle School may have mold in it, so officials have closed it for cleaning. (CBS)

Hinsdale Middle School Closed Friday Over Mold Concerns

In a letter to parents from the school district, officials said a cleaning company “discovered possible mold growth, which has been sent in for testing.” CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

01/16/2014

Tim Cacioppo and his family, from Omaha, Neb., attended Mondy's Blackhawks game. (photo provided)

Chicago ‘Angel’ Helps Create Blackhawks Memory For Nebraska Dad With ALS

Tim Cacioppo is a 44-year-old father of four kids, aged 6 to 12. He has a doting wife and a dreadful diagnosis: ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

12/30/2013

Eva Casara (family handout)

Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot In Dolton; Baby Survives

The victim was shot in the back of the head and discovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of East 152nd Street between two homes, Dolton Police Chief John C. Franklin tells CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.

12/26/2013

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

A SWAT team officer stands outside an Arlington Heights home, where a hostage situation had ensued after a gunman shot a police officer. The SWAT team later shot the suspect, and the hostage was unharmed. (Credit: CBS)

9-1-1 Operator To Gunman: ‘We Don’t Want You To Shoot Anyone Else, OK?’

We’re learning more about the emergency dispatcher who was on the phone with gunman Eric Anderson and the incredible story of what was going on behind the scenes. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

12/16/2013

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Obama Hints He May Not Return To Chicago

The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

11/29/2013

Open sign at restaurant (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Sign Of The Times: More People Working On Thanksgiving

Are the stores to blame – or are you? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/25/2013

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Thanksgiving + First Day Of Chanukah = ‘Thanksgivukah’

You better enjoy it this time around. As CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, it won’t happen again for decades.

11/22/2013

Brad Gertz (CBS)

Airline Passenger Says Stranger Was Allowed To Use His Boarding Pass To Fly

A Chicago man is outraged about airport security after a disturbing incident that occurred this week while he was trying to fly home. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

11/11/2013

A headstone marking Christian Choate's grave identifies him using his biological mother's maiden name, Eriks. (Credit: Brad Edwards)

Marker Installed At Grave Of Abused Indiana Boy

Patricia Breslin of Washington state read about Christian’s story last year and learned there was no headstone. The childhood abuse survivor raised the money. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

11/01/2013

This surveillance screen grab shows people congregating outside a Little Village shop. (Video provided)

Store Owner: Little Village Commercial Strip Under Siege

Surveillance video shows a patron being assaulted, one disallowed from leaving and a store owner being pushed when he confronts the group.

10/17/2013

Drew Williams (Photo supplied to CBS)

Lane Tech Football Crowd Pulls For Injured Player

Senior Drew Williams collapsed after a hit, and was rushed to the hospital with bleeding on his brain.

10/11/2013

Eric Knysz (CBS)

Son Of Former Cal City Cop Is Accused Of Murdering Mich. Trooper

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has the story of the suspect and his ties to the Chicago area.

09/13/2013

Jordan Elementary School (CBS)

Jordan Elementary Teacher: Scandal Was ‘Swept Under The Carpet’

CBS 2′s Brad Edwards interviews a teacher about allegations of misconduct against two co-workers.

09/12/2013

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