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How To Maintain A Gas Grill

If you’ve invested in a gas grill, you’re probably looking forward to a few summers of succulent barbecues. If you want to prolong the life of your grill, and investment, the proper care is non-negotiable. Here are your must-do grill maintenance steps.


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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.


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Chicago Police Get In The Halloween Spirit, Offer Safe Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treaters

Half a dozen Chicago police stations will offer trick-or-treaters a safe alternative to going door-to-door today.


Police respond to a shooting March 23, 2012 in which a 68-year-old woman was injured. (CBS)

Gunfire Strikes Elderly Woman At Cookout

Witness say the woman was grilling in the back yard when someone came running through the Morgan Park neighborhood, firing a gun wildly.


Langley Avenue Stabbing

2 Women Stabbed At Mother’s Day Cookout

What started as a Mother’s Day cookout in the South Side’s Park Manor neighborhood ended with two women being stabbed.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011