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Blackhawks fans celebrate the Stanley Cup championship in Lakeview (Credit: CBS)

Blackhawks Win Can Be A Hangover For Business

The Blackhawks are the talk of Chicago today, but all that celebrating might not be good for business.

06/25/2013

O'Hare International Airport

O’Hare Celebrating 50th Anniversary Of Dedication By JFK

Even before the formal dedication ceremony in 1963, O’Hare had begun transforming from a former orchard into an economic engine for the city.

03/26/2013

4th Of July Fireworks

Great Lakes Naval Station Cancels July 4th Celebration

Ongoing federal budget cuts prompted Naval Station Great Lakes in far north suburban Lake County to cancel this year’s Independence Day celebration.

03/15/2013

Christmas Presents (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Non-Profit Holds Christmas Party For At-Risk Kids

Non-profit charity Dreams For Kids is hosting the celebration at the Broadway Armory for more than 1,300 at-risk children.

12/22/2012

End Of Ramadan

Hundreds Turn Out To Break Fast After Sundown During Ramadan

The month-long Muslim observance of Ramadan continues, and hundreds of people broke the daily fast after sundown the fast in the offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2012

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TV And Radio Legends Celebrate Opening Of New Broadcast Museum

Dozens of radio and television pioneers got together Tuesday night in Chicago to celebrate the history of broadcasting.

06/12/2012

Kelli O'Laughlin's 15th birthday was celebrated by friends and family at an outdoor ceremony Monday. (CBS)

Suburb Remembers Teen Whose Life Was Cut Short

It would have been Kelli O’Laughlin’s 15th birthday had she not been murdered late last year at her Indian Head Park home. Her friends and family remembered her Monday in joyful terms, CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

04/02/2012

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A Girlie Good Time in Chicago

Every little girl (whether she’s 6 or 46) likes to be treated like a princess. A little bit of sparkle, a little bit of pampering and a whole lot of pink can sure take a girl far. Chicago has many options to make each girls feel special on her birthday or any day. From dress up-parties to interactive experiences, each shop has a different way to create an unforgettable celebration.

02/24/2012

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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.

06/01/2011

Police Supt. Jody Weis

Police To Reckless New Year’s Revelers: Watch Out

As the New Year approaches, city, county and state police are sending a clear warning to be safe.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010