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Sam Love. (Credit: Dorothy Tucker)

Chicago 5th Grader Collecting Toys For Disaster Victims, Homeless Children

Santa is getting some big help from a little elf in Chicago this Christmas. A South Side 5th grader is collecting toys for disaster victims in the south and homeless children right here Chicago.

12/16/2014

A Lincolnshire police car (CBS)

Lincolnshire Police Investigate Sexting At Stevenson High School

Stevenson High School just two months ago sponsored a forum to discourage students from sharing inappropriate images.

12/15/2014

Frango Mint Chocolate Trio. (credit: macys.com)

Plenty Of Chicago-Made Options For Holiday Gifts

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker shares a few ideas.

12/12/2014

In this screen grab, the song "Sweet Home Alabama" plays from an unmarked police car during a racial-injustice march. (YouTube)

Chicago Cop To Be Disciplined For Blasting ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Alongside Black Marchers

The officer said he played the anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” loudly in his squad car Sunday because he was a fan of the University of Alabama, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.

12/11/2014

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Scammers Targeting Holiday Shoppers

You’re in the holiday mood, ready to spend some money, but be careful: you could be the target of a holiday scam. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the top five scams that could ruin your holidays.

12/09/2014

In this screen grab, the song "Sweet Home Alabama" plays from an unmarked police car during a racial-injustice march. (YouTube)

Chicago Cop Car Blares ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Alongside Black Protesters

Was it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/08/2014

Rev. Ira Acree explains how his church members will stage a protest on Sunday. (CBS)

On Sunday, Churches Across Chicago Will Join Police-Brutality Protests

A number of churches are planning peaceful protests on Sunday in response to the death of unarmed black suspects in police confrontations across the U.S.

12/05/2014

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Bargain Hunters Now Have A ‘Cyber Week’ To Clinch Good Deals

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how Cyber Monday is morphing into Cyber Week.

12/01/2014

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Experts Predict Shoppers To Spend Big On Black Friday

Shoppers may give retailers an early present this holiday shopping season. Experts are predicting that this Black Friday weekend will be the best one since before the recession hit eight years ago.

11/26/2014

Police officers watch as a business burns after it was set on fire during rioting following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What’s Next For Ferguson?

When the protesters head home, and calm settles replaces chaos, will we see any changes in Ferguson? That’s a question some are asking. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks to those offering answers.

11/25/2014

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Put The Turkey Down And Go Shopping, Expert Advises

The best deals may not be on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/21/2014

Former Mayor Jane Byrne's casket is carried into St. Vincent de Paul Parish for her funeral. The city's first and only female mayor, Byrne died on Nov. 14, 2014, at the age of 81. (Credit: CBS)

Final Farewell To A Feisty Barrier Breaker, Mayor Jane Byrne

Chicago was paying a last tribute Monday to its first and only female mayor, as funeral services were held for Jane Byrne at the church where her mother attended grammar school, and her grandparents were early members.

11/17/2014

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Reference To Female Condoms Appears In Grade School Curriculum

Parents at one of the city’s elite magnet schools are threatening to pull their students out of sex education classes. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/14/2014

The Bully Bandit (Credit: CBS)

FBI: Bully Bandit Returns, Robs Three More Banks

After apparently laying low for several months, the so-called Bully Bandit has struck again, robbing three more Chicago banks in the past month.

11/07/2014

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South Side Museum Oversteps Bounds By Towing Car Off Street: Officials

A high school security officer is hopping mad because her car was illegally towed — and she’s got the video to prove it.

11/06/2014

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Officials, Grieving Relatives Asking Questions About Fatal Building Collapse

Roberto Topia Gonzalez was killed when a brick facade collapsed on top of him and three others on Saturday. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, local and federal officials and family members have questions for the owner.

11/03/2014

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Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?

The price increase has been described by some congressmen as staggering. They’re joining doctors, pharmacists and patients in asking why. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/31/2014

Alstory Simon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Alstory Simon Freed In 1982 Murder Case

In another stunning reversal in a 1982 double murder, Cook County prosecutors have thrown out the conviction of 64-year-old Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession freed Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, approximately 48 hours before Porter was to be executed.

10/30/2014

Diana Rauner, left; Gloria Steinem (CBS)

Rauner, Quinn Courting Women Voters

They can’t be taken for granted. They’re notoriously independent voters. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/24/2014

Tips have been coming in after people saw this picture of a bracelet that belonged to one of the victims of a suspected serial killer. (Lake County, Ind. Coroner)

Photograph Of Jewelry Draws Tips In Serial Murder Case

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports from Gary, Ind.

10/23/2014

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