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This suspect is wanted in connection with attacks on women in Park Forest. (Park Forest Police)

Park Forest Police Warn Parents Against Letting Kids Walk Alone, After Attacks

The most recent attack came Wednesday, near Forest Trail Middle School. A man held a knife, motioning for a 13-year-old girl to come toward him. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

04/03/2014

A motorist reported that a chunk of ice hit her windshield on West Randolph Street. (CBS)

Ice Falls From West Loop Building, Smashes Windshield, Motorist Says

It happened Thursday afternoon on Randolph near the Chicago River.

03/13/2014

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Ukraine, Seasonal Factors Driving Up Gasoline Prices

Pain at the pump? CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley tells us what’s behind the latest spike.

03/06/2014

An unidentified soldier mans a machine gun on a military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine. Scores of heavily-armed soldiers not displaying any idenifying insignia have taken up positions outside the base and parked several dozen vehicles, mostly trucks and patrol cars, nearby. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Northwestern Professor Fears Russia’s ‘Appetite’ For Territory Will Grow

U.S. intelligence estimates another 5,000 Russian troops have joined the 15,000 in the Crimea since the crisis began last week. But thousands more are massed on the Russian side of the Ukraine border as Ukraine’s under-manned military mobilizes to fight a possible wider invasion.

03/03/2014

White male tiger Aron hisses in his enclosure in the privately-owned zoo by Andrzej Pabich in Boryszew, central Poland on February 1, 2014. The lion babies were born on January 28. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

No Joke: Tiger Walks Into A Lockport Bar, And Police Aren’t Laughing

A local man took his tiger cub out for some fresh air. Authorities swatted him with misdemeanor charges. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

02/26/2014

Lane Tech College Prep. (CBS)

Lane Tech Coach Investigated For Inappropriate Contact With Student

Sources tell CBS 2 the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has been notified. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

01/23/2014

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After Grace Period, Crackdown Begins On Free Parking For The Disabled

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley went to find out if drivers are living up to the law.

01/16/2014

Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

H1N1 Flu Virus Surfaces In Chicago

Loyola University Medical Center microbiologist Paul Schreckenberger says last week alone, 21 patients tested positive for influenza. All but one of those cases were the 2009 H1N1 swine flu.

12/26/2013

Rockie Douglas. (Chicago Police Photo)

Police Searching For Carjacking Suspect

Chicago and state police officials are still searching for a serial carjacking and robbery suspect blamed for causing a fatal traffic accident that killed an 11-year-old boy this weekend.

12/22/2013

A four-rotor helicopter drone. (CBS)

Hobbyists Already Getting A Taste Of Amazon’s Drone Techology

What may seem like the package-delivery technology of tomorrow has really already arrived. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/02/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

TV Pitchman Released From Federal Jail

Kevin Trudeau was held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago for allegedly hiding his assets and not paying a federal judgment.

10/28/2013

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Federal Employees Grateful To Work Again, But Leery Of Congress

The deal in Congress keeps them on the job until at least Jan. 15, when the new budget expires. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with Chicago workers.

10/17/2013

Police cordon off the corner of the Contitution Ave and First St after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013. The US Capitol was placed on security lockdown Thursday after shots were fired outside the complex, senators said. 'Shots fired outside the Capitol. We are in temporary lock down,' Senator Claire McCaskill said on Twitter. Police were seen running within the Capitol building and outside as vehicles swarmed to the scene. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago-Area Members Of Congress Take Precautions As Shooting Erupts

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers were alerted with a blaring security announcement, saying that shots had been fired and advising them to stay in place. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

10/03/2013

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City Poised To Pay Another Police-Torture Settlement

Ronald Kitchen and Marvin Reeves both spent more than 20 years in prison for murders they didn’t commit. Now, each will receive $6.15 million dollars in compensation.

09/05/2013

A Cook County sheriff's officer walks off with a confiscated gun. (CBS)

When Gun-Owner Cards Are Revoked, Sheriff’s Police Go After Weapons

More than 5,000 Cook County residents are illegally holding guns after their firearms ownership cards were revoked. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

08/22/2013

Things have changed at longtime Catholic high school Hales Franciscan. (CBS)

Hales Franciscan Kicks Off School Year As Co-Ed Institution

They’re pioneers in a brave new world: the first female students ever at the Catholic high school. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

08/19/2013

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1.7 Million Pack Lakefront For Air And Water Show

Federal budget cuts left the show with a little less sizzle this year, as all military airshow flights like the Thunderbirds were cancelled. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley found most spectators didn’t seem to notice.

08/18/2013

American flag (CBS)

‘Visa Lottery’ Winners Hope Program Isn’t Cut During Immigration Debate

Under the immigration reform that passed the U.S. Senate, the so-called visa lottery would be eliminated. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.

07/25/2013

A total of 13 stolen paintings by Penelope Osio-Brown were returned. (CBS)

Stolen Art Located, Returned To Owner

When art gets stolen, it’s rarely recovered. However, on Thursday, a west suburban artist re-claimed 13 paintings she hasn’t seen in almost a year.

07/11/2013

Free ad papers piled up on a Chicago porch. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Residents File Suit To Stop Delivery Of Free-Ad Papers

Residents in Humboldt Park and Logan Square have had it with those free ad-papers that pile up on your doorstep.

07/09/2013

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