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7-year-old Jon Staszel and his circus friends in his newly redone room. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Circus Comes To Norwood Park 7-Year-Old With Leukemia

A lot of kids may dream about running away to join the circus, but this afternoon the circus came to a 7-year-old boy in Norwood Park.

11/13/2013

Taylor Swift at the 55th GRAMMYs

Taylor Swift Opens The GRAMMYs Circus-Style

Talk about a spectacle. Taylor Swift took the job of opening the 55th GRAMMY Awards seriously, and went all out with her performance of her GRAMMY-nominated single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Dressed in all-white top hat, […]

02/10/2013

Authorities Await Toxicology Reports After Circus Worker Dies At Kane County Fair

Authorities in Kane County are awaiting toxicology reports to determine how a circus worker died at the county fairgrounds this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Never. Get. Married. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

08/10/2012

Circus In The Parks

Performers To Bring The Circus To City Parks

The Midnight Circus is usually an after-hours affair, but its troupe will perform during the day as part of a popular partnership with the Chicago Park District coming up this fall.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Sylvia Friedman and Samuel Sion are traveling acrobats from Chicago. (CBS)

Some People You Should Know: Chicago Trapeze Acrobats

Two young Chicago trapeze artists are making a name for themselves around the world. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

04/01/2011