Islamic Convention An Opportunity To Help Different Faiths Connect

At a time of international turmoil and racial tensions, American Muslims were preparing to hold their annual convention in Chicago on Labor Day weekend.


C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.



C2E2 Comic Convention Underway At McCormick Place

The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo is underway at McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

McCormick Place

Car Wash Show To Return To McCormick Place

CHICAGO (CBS) — The annual Car Wash Show will once again take up residence at McCormick Place starting in 2014. The Car Wash Show, which has been held in Las Vegas for several years, is […]

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Pole Dance

Tinley Park To Host Pole Dance Convention

The Great Midwest Pole Dance Convention and Competition is set to get underway at the Tinley Park Convention Center this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–08/26/2011

Vice President Joe Biden

Biden Rips Republicans In Speech To NEA

Vice President Joe Biden has been in Chicago, speaking to a nationwide teachers union, saying Republicans are attempting to blame educators for budget shortfalls; and he said that’s “one of the biggest scams in modern American history.”

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Oprah Winfrey attends Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular at the United Center on May 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Getty Images)

Oprah Discloses The Two Interview Subjects Who Got Away

Even Oprah doesn’t always get what she wants, as she disclosed during an appearance before cable-industry representatives Thursday in Chicago.



Porn Convention Promoters Using Bears Player To Sell Discount Tickets

The promoters of a huge pornography convention coming to Rosemont next month are capitalizing on a controversy that linked a Chicago Bears player to a similar event in Miami.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011