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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

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Pastor, Deacon Robbed At Gunpoint In Chatham Church

The doors were open — they always are — at Liberty Christian Center. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/11/2014

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Two Men Accused Of Stealing $20K From Ford Heights Church

Two men are accused of stealing government loan money intended for a south suburban Ford Heights church and allegedly spending it on themselves.

03/27/2014

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No One Injured In Fire At West Garfield Park Church

Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.

02/04/2014

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Attorneys Promise Bombshells In Release Of Church Sex-Abuse Documents

Six thousand pages of investigative reports will be made public as part of an agreement between victims’ attorneys and the Chicago Archdiocese. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

01/20/2014

A church in Gary, Ind., was destroyed by an extra-alarm fire overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Gary Church

A good chunk of the building at 8th Avenue and Washington Street collapsed, but no one was injured during the blaze.

12/05/2013

The Christian Science Society of Dixon. (Credit: Google)

From The Sky, Dixon Church Looks Like A Penis

There is no way to put this delicately: There is a church in Dixon that looks like a penis.

10/31/2013

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Man Slain In Church Parking Lot

A 39-year-old man was shot and killed in a church parking lot in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood on Wednesday.

07/10/2013

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Church Vandalized On Southeast Side

Gang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.

05/20/2013

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120-Year-Old Joliet Church Headed For Demolition

The city is moving to have a 120-year-old church demolished after a year has passed without any repairs to structural damage caused by a storm.

04/21/2013

Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church plans to turn the 14.5-acre block of empty property into a school, a massive church auditorium. (Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church)

Former Soft Sheen Factory Site Could Become Mixed-Use Church Complex With School

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports the plans are part commercial – but mostly spiritual.

01/07/2013

Two people were shot outside a church during the funeral of a gang member (CBS)

1 Fatally Shot, 1 Injured Outside Funeral At South Side Church

In what appears to be a retaliatory gang attack, two people were shot — one fatally — outside a church funeral on the South Side on Monday.

11/26/2012

First Baptist Church of Hammond (Credit: CBS)

Hammond Church: Fired Pastor Admitted Sex With 17-Year-Old

Officials First Baptist Church of Hammond., Ind., said Wednesday night fired Pastor Jack Schaap admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl who is a member of the church, prompting their decision to fire him this week.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Church Calls Off Plan To Buy Portage Theater

A local megachurch has withdrawn its move to buy the historic Portage Theater on Milwaukee Avenue and turn it into space for its congregation.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Pastor Corey Brooks is greeted warmly Friday as he stops in Chicago during a cross-country journey to raise funds for a community center. (CBS)

Rooftop Pastor Halfway Through His Cross-Country Trek

Corey Brooks, the “rooftop pastor” who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/13/2012

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LaGrange Police Hide In Church, Catch Suspect Stealing From Donation Boxes

Daniel S. Blubaugh of Naperville was arrested by two officers who hid in the church after officials reported a pattern of Sunday donations coming up missing.

06/25/2012

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Federal Investigators Probe Fire At Geneva Church

Federal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

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Community Seeks Vandals Who Struck Oak Park Church

A Roman Catholic Church in Oak Park is the victim of vandalism, after two robberies in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

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Indiana Church Pastor Accused Of Mounting Cameras In Restroom

A church in Indiana has removed its pastor, after he was arrested for allegedly disguising two hidden video cameras as air fresheners and hiding them in the women’s toilet stalls at the church.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Father Bob Lombardo of Our Lady of Angels explains the renovation of the historic church in Humboldt Park. (CBS)

Our Lady Of Angels Church Reborn With Help Of Volunteers

A Humboldt Park church synonymous with tragedy — a 1958 fire that killed 92 children next door — will be re-dedicated this weekend. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

04/13/2012

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