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Loop Street Overhaul

What’s The Deal With Chicago’s Ripped-Up Streets?

It’s all part of a strategy to accommodate the work force of tomorrow, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

09/05/2014

Former Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano in 2011. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Zambrano Is His Old Self In Wrigley Appearance

Carlos Zambrano still loves Chicago and cracking jokes.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Bears defensive end Jared Allen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Why Vegas Isn’t As Bullish On Bears As Average Joes Are

Turns out, Midwesterners love betting on their favorite teams. Three bookmakers explain.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Raise Some Ticket Prices For First Time In 4 Years

Business operations says the extra money’s headed toward the team’s future payroll.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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Best Places For Baby Clothes In Chicago

Baby apparel is just one of the many perks in becoming a new parent. Chicago children’s boutiques put a unique twist on baby apparel, whether you’re looking for a specialty item or an all-natural piece made from organic sources.

09/05/2014

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City Of Chicago, Police Reach Tentative Contract

The new contract, which requires ratification by officers, reportedly includes an 11 percent pay raise over five years.

09/04/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cutler Sees Calm In Bears Huddle As Opener Awaits

“We’ve worked together,” Jay Cutler says. “Everyone has a good feel.”

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Conte Cleared To Play In Opener After Concussion

Chris Conte will figure into a three-man rotation at safety for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Actress, comedian, and writer Joan Rivers attends Michigan Avenue Magazine Celebrates Its Women Of Influence, May/June Issue With Joan Rivers at Neiman Marcus Chicago on May 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Michigan Avenue Magazine)

Joan Rivers Was Frequent Visitor To Chicago

Rivers, 81, left a lasting impression here, as recently as this summer, when she spoke at a benefit for breast cancer research.

09/04/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 1

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show are partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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Best Fall Cocktails In Chicago

Take advantage of some of the specialty fall cocktails offered by some venues around Chicago and make the most of the changing season.

09/04/2014

Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears S Conte Going Through Final Stages Of Concussion Protocol

It’s still unclear if Chris Conte will play Sunday, but the arrow’s pointing up.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Demise Of A Defense: Heyday Of Tampa 2 Over

Eventually, every code is cracked in the NFL, including that of a well-known defense.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Pick Apples For Pie

Best Places For Apple Picking Near Chicago

Gather the family and have some fun this fall with an apple picking adventure.

09/03/2014

Marquess Wilson. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bears Place WR Wilson On IR With Designation To Return

Chicago has also re-signed cornerback Kelvin Hayden.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Marcus Semien. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Promote 7 To Big Leagues — But Not Rodon

Marcus Semein, Josh Phegley and Michael Taylor were among the call-ups.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

I don't know how that axe came to live in Logan Square, but we've since become good friends. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

RANT: My Chicago Neighborhood Sucks, Where Should I Move?

What should they put in Logan Square next? A new, fancy shopping center, or a Medieval Times surrounded by a moat filled with killer sharks? I choose sharks.

09/02/2014

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mannelly Surprised At Briggs’ Absence From Monday’s Practice

Lance Briggs curiously skipped practice Monday to attend a restaurant opening in California.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

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Best Venues For A Fall Wedding In Chicago

Here are some terrific ideas of where to celebrate connubial bliss in autumn in Chicago.

09/02/2014

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Empowering Chicago’s Youth Through Business Skills

President and CEO of a non-profit organization that inspires Chicago’s low-income youth to explore and practice entrepreneurship, Scott Issen offers some advice for others looking to go into the nonprofit sector.

09/02/2014

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