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Extra-Alarm Warehouse Fire Struck Out

Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.

12/29/2012

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Celebrity Neighbors: Experts Weigh In On How It Affects Property Values

Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?

11/21/2012

Arash Durrani

Actor-Model Held After Being Tackled By Passengers On Flight From Chicago

A man who has made a name for himself as a model, designer and actor is in custody, after passengers reportedly had to tackle him on a flight headed from Chicago to Orange County, Calif.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Charlie Dowd

Retired San Francisco Firefighter’s Body Found After He Never Made It To Chicago

The body of a retired San Francisco firefighter has been found in Nebraska, after he disappeared from a Chicago-bound Amtrak train.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

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Nearly $1.5 Million In Silver, Gold Found In Drug Dealer’s Storage Space

Some lucrative loot was discovered in the western suburbs as federal agents carried out a major drug investigation.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

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Cops: Gunmen Forced Woman Off Blue Line, Sexually Assaulted Her

Chicago police are searching for two gunmen who forced a woman off a Blue Line train and sexually assaulted her just two blocks from a Logan Square neighborhood police station last month.

07/15/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Onetime Top Football Prospect Exonerated Of Rape Conviction After 5 Years In Prison

A former high school football star whose dreams of a pro career were shattered by a rape conviction burst into tears Thursday as a judge threw out the charge that sent him to prison for more than five years.

670 The Score–05/24/2012

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Pastor Who Camped Out On Roof Plans Anti-Violence Trek

A Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.

04/22/2012

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Plainfield Girl, 6, Killed In Wyoming Crash

A Plainfield family was headed to California to attend a wedding, when a crash flipped their sport-utility vehicle in Wyoming and left a 6-year-old girl dead.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Chicago LGBT Leaders React To California Ruling On Marriage Law

Chicago LGBT leaders are reacting Tuesday to the ruling in California that overturned Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex marriage in the Golden State and took away the right after it had already been granted.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Chelsea King

Slain Teen’s Dad Wants Tough Law Against Violent Sex Offenders In Illinois

The FBI is honoring a Naperville man Friday, presenting him with the Director’s Community Leadership Award for taking a tragedy and using it as a vehicle for change.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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Family Brings Home Man With 5 Days To Live

There is nothing like the bond of a family, and one west suburban family is proof positive of that.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

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Peterson: Missing Woman Found In California Proves Stacy Could Be Alive

Drew Peterson says Illinois State Police need to apologize to him for suggesting he might have killed his fourth wife, Stacy.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

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Man Off To Prison For Trying To Send Missile Parts To Iran

An Iranian national will be in prison for more than four years, after he admitted to trying to export missile components from an Illinois company to Iran.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Church Gives Away Fares For CTA Green Line Riders

There was a surprise this morning for commuters at the California Avenue Green Line station on the city’s West Side.

WBBM Newsradio–07/01/2011

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Best Date Spots Off The “L”

The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!

06/13/2011

Chris Conte

Bears Take Cal Safety With Third Round Pick

The Chicago Bears selected Chris Conte, a safety from California, with their third round draft pick.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

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Killer Escapes Death In Illinois, But Still May Be Executed

Convicted serial killer Andrew Urdiales has escaped death row twice while in Illinois, but he could face it a third time if extradited to California.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

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