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Security Experts: Welcome To The New World Of Cyber Terror

(CBS) – “Destructive activity with malicious intent.” That is how the White House is describing the cyber attack on Sony Pictures. The FBI is moving closer to officially blaming North Korea for the attack. As […]

12/18/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting CSU Student

A 24-year-old woman was walking to her car earlier this week when a suspect came up behind her at 98th and Indiana and displayed a knife.

09/13/2014

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Chicago State Students On Alert After Coed Is Attacked Near Campus

Chicago state security officials were passing out flyers Thursday, detailing the sexual attack of student just steps from the campus. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/11/2014

This 23-acre site in North Lawndale has been proposed as a possible home for the Obama Presidential Library, as part of a bid by the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Adds North Lawndale Site To Bid For Obama Library

Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.

06/16/2014

Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL).  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Congressman Rush: I’m Cooperating With Ethics Probe

At Chicago State University, Bobby Rush addressed the media about an investigation that has the Office of Congressional Ethics tracking money surrounding the congressman. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

04/11/2014

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Whistleblower Awarded $2.5M In Suit Against Chicago State

James Crowley, 47, CSU’s former senior legal counsel, had alleged he was fired in retaliation for reporting university improprieties to Illinois’ attorney general.

02/27/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses an anti-violence summit at Chicago State University. (CBS)

Frustration Apparent At Summit To End Urban Violence

One of those addressing the audience at Chicago State University today was Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who said the streets must be taken back for children. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

07/26/2013

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Davis, Rush To Host Summit On Gun Violence In Chicago

The congressmen announced the two-day summit would be held at Chicago State University later this month. They plan to invite local, state, and federal officials to attend.

07/11/2013

Family photos of shooting victim Tyrone Lawson

Deadly Shooting Outside CSU After Basketball Game

Police were questioning two suspects in the shooting death of a high school student, after a basketball game on the Chicago State University campus.

01/17/2013

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Report: New Policy Forbids Chicago State Faculty From Talking To Media

A new policy on communication and social media has created a stir at Chicago State University on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

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BGA Probe: Ex-City Colleges Boss Got Sweetheart Retirement Deal

He could be the king of double-dipping in Chicago. The Better Government Association says what’s happening with Chicago State University President Wayne Watson proves the public pension system is broken.

CBS 2–03/28/2012

At least two officials at Northeastern Illinois University are earning more than $190,000 each after retiring from the university, then returning to the same jobs and drawing both a university salary and a state pension, both funded by taxpayers. (Credit: CBS)

Some University Employees Double Dipping For State Paychecks

Some public university employees have figured out a way to keep their jobs and double their salaries. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been investigating this lucrative, yet legal, sweetheart deal involving government pensions.

CBS 2–02/08/2012

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CSU Student Dies After Playing Basketball

A Chicago State University engineering student collapsed and died after playing basketball in the school’s gym Tuesday.

12/27/2011

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Nearly 10,000 Attend Transportation Job Fair At Chicago State

With renewed worries about the economy in the wake of the downgrade of the nation’s credit rating, nearly 10,000 people showed up for a job fair hosted by Congressman bobby Rush on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Dads Hit The Kitchen For Charity On Father’s Day

On the South Side this Father’s Day, dozens of dads wanted to do a little something to give back.

WBBM Newsradio–06/20/2011

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Police Release New Photo Of Missing College Student

Police have released a new photo of a Chicago State University student who has been missing since leaving for school last weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

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Police Seek Missing Chicago State Student

Police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Chicago State University student who vanished this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011