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WATCH: Norridge Cops Save Disabled Resident From House Fire

(CBS) — This is a story about heroic events captured on a police dash camera. Police in northwest suburban Norridge have posted video on Facebook of officers rescuing a man who almost died in a smoky […]

07/23/2015

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Federal Judge Keeps Man Locked Up Over Threatening Facebook Posts

A judge refused Monday to release a man from federal custody after prosecutors accused him of threatening through Facebook to shoot a “high net worth individual” before leaving for Pakistan.

07/20/2015

A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Friends, Family Of Motorcycle Accident Victim Outraged At Grisly Pictures Posted Online

Miranda Valles, 21, of Downers Grove was killed early Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a median on I-290.

06/29/2015

Al Steinz was driving on Interstate 39, near Troy Grove, Illinois, when he began filming a tornado to the north, near Sublette, Illinois. (Credit: Al Steinz/Facebook)

Watch: Man Films Sublette Tornado From Interstate 39

Al Steinz was driving to Troy Grove, Illinois, when he spotted a tornado to the north, near Sublette.

06/23/2015

A photo editor views the July cover of Vanity Fair featuring Caitlyn Jenner on June 1, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Caitlyn Jenner Facebook Post Prompts Workplace Fight In Buffalo Grove

A Facebook post about Caitlyn Jenner prompted two grown men to duke it out in a west suburban office last week.

06/13/2015

A Brookfield Zoo employee posted Facebook photo, complaining about serving "rude white people," creating a social media firestorm. She has since taken down her Facebook page, and the zoo said it has "taken prompt action to remedy the situation." (Source: Facebook)

Brookfield Zoo Fires Worker After Facebook Post About “Rude … White People”

Officials at Brookfield Zoo said they have taken “prompt action,” after receiving multiple complaints about an employee’s Facebook post complaining about “rude ass white people.,” but the zoo would not say if the worker was disciplined or fired.

06/09/2015

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Social Media Obsession Costing Some People Their Marriage

Some people get so obsessed with social media, it can cost them their marriage.

05/05/2015

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Marist High School Student Charged With Facebook Threat Against Teacher

A Marist High School student has been charged with posting a threatening message on Facebook that was directed at one of his teachers.

04/25/2015

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Father Pfleger Tells Spike Lee Critics That Violence Is The Problem, Not Film Title ‘Chiraq’

Lee plans to set his movie Englewood, one of several violence-plagued neighborhoods that earned the nickname “Chiraq.”

04/16/2015

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Facebook To Allow Friends To ‘Message’ Money

Facebook is getting into the digital payment game.

03/17/2015

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2 Investigators: Woman Accused Of Cheating Moms Through Facebook

A group of suburban women say they were solicited on private Facebook groups to buy merchandise and thought they could trust the seller. That’s when problems started. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

02/16/2015

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Boy, 13, Shot And Killed In Belmont-Cragin

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.

02/09/2015

Kelly Baumgartner, of Florida, posted a photo of herself on Facebook as part of her effort to find her birth mother. She's holding a sign that includes details she knows about her birth mother, and Baumgartner's contact information. (Credit: Kelley Baumgartner/Facebook)

Woman Born In Indiana Using Facebook To Find Birth Mom

Kelley Baumgartner of Jacksonville, Florida, posted a photo of herself to Facebook last Saturday in hopes of finding the woman who gave birth to her. The sign she’s holding in the photo includes the details she knows about her birth mother. It also lists her contact information and urges others to share the post.

02/06/2015

The Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview was the target of violent threats posted on Facebook. Police and the FBI were investigating. (Credit: CBS)

Police Interview Two People Following Oline Rant Against Bridgeview Mosque

Bridgeview police were on high alert, and securing the Mosque Foundation on 93rd Street. Officers were keeping a close eye on people arriving for the Friday afternoon prayer service. Police and the FBI were taking the threats seriously, and while they know who is behind them, that man was not in custody Friday morning.

01/23/2015

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Suburban Man Charged With Posting Threats To Kill Police, Children On Facebook

A Ford Heights man is accused of making threats against police and children on Facebook, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

12/27/2014

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Police Upset Over Social Media Posts That Target Officers

Is it free speech or a threat? Some current and former police officers are outraged about pages on one social media site that seem to encourage the killing of officers.

12/24/2014

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Millennial Musings: Should I Freeze My Eggs?

By Kevinisha Walker CHICAGO (CBS) — This past October, Facebook and Apple announced that they will cover egg freezing for their employees, a process that could cost between $10,000 and $20,000 per cycle. While I don’t have the option to […]

12/19/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

David Oslund and Oscar Guzman both were arrested after a standoff in Kane County, which allegedly stemmed from a fight over a Facebook post. Guzman is charged with pointing a gun at Oslund. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Facebook Quarrel Leads To Standoff, SWAT Raid

About 10:40 p.m. Monday, officers were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Johns Lane in unincorporated Aurora Township, where a man told police another man, later identified as Oscar Guzman, had pointed a gun at his head during a fight over a Facebook post.

12/11/2014

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Citizens Utility Board Holding Customer Service Horror Story Contest

Have a customer service horror story that involves dealing with a utility company? The Citizens Utility Board wants to hear from you on social media.

10/28/2014

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