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Police: Ex-Neb. Hoops Star Faked Anti-Gay Attack

A former University of Nebraska women’s basketball star faked an attack in which she allegedly carved anti-gay slurs into her skin because she felt it would spark change, police said Tuesday.

670 The Score–08/22/2012

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Law Prevents Employers From Getting Social Media Passwords

Illinois employers will no longer be able to ask for employee or job candidates’ social network account information in order to gain access to their account or profile.

08/01/2012

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Prosecutors: Teens In Fatal Attack Were Playing “Knock ‘Em Out” Game

Three teens accused of attacking a man in a West Rogers Park alley and posting video of the fatal beating online were allegedly playing a game called “pick ‘em out and knock ‘em out.”

CBS Chicago–07/15/2012

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Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.

07/05/2012

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How To Undo A Change Facebook Is Making To Your Profile Without Permission

Facebook is making another change to users’ accounts without permission — and this one could cause users to miss important information.

06/25/2012

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Wrigley Field Among Facebook’s ‘Most Social’ Landmarks

Quiz: What is the most popular Facebook “check in” spot in Chicago?

06/20/2012

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Ten Foot Mailbag: Star Wars Sucks

Yeah, I said it. I saw The Empire Strikes Back as a kid and thought, “What the hell is this crap?” Though the Colt-45 guy’s clothes were pretty pimp.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

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Report: Facebook Squabble Led To Violent Attack On High School Girl

A Facebook and Twitter rivalry between high school girls has resulted in suspensions and a referral for expulsion, after a girl was attacked in the school hallway.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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Facebook Organ Donor Button Leads To Spike In Registration

Medical experts said Wednesday that a new Facebook feature allowing users to declare they are organ donors could be a game changer, and could go far in reducing the number of those waiting for transplants.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

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3 Students Expelled Over Facebook Posts About Killing Classmates

Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

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More Problems For Park District’s Program Registration Website

The Chicago Park District experienced problems again Monday morning as it opened up online registration for its summer camps.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

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Blagojevich’s Wife Complains About Sentence

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s wife has questioned her husband’s 14-year sentence compared with a ten-day term the same judge handed to an ex-Blagojevich aide.

04/02/2012

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Can Visit Daughter He Bound With Tape, Photographed For Facebook Page

A judge said Friday the Andre Curry can visit with the girl under the supervision of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services workers.

03/09/2012

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Parents Rip Nick Jr. For ‘Firing’ Moose and Zee

CHICAGO (CBS) — Change is hard, but it appears the new format on one cable network is just too much for many parents and their children to take. It’s like to Occupy Wall Streeters grew […]

03/07/2012

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Who Posted Controversial Facebook Photo Of Daughter Says ‘I Wasn’t Thinking’

Andre Curry, 21, is out on bail and spoke to CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker about the pain of being away from his child.

03/02/2012

Jeffrey Wilson, 51, found a kidney donor through Facebook. (CBS)

A New Use For Facebook, YouTube: Recruiting Organ Donors

Jeffrey Wilson gets his new kidney on March 16. After 17 months on dialysis, the 51-year-old financial analyst finally found a donor — through Facebook. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

02/27/2012

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Youth Baseball Coach Suspended For Using N-Word On Facebook

A southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

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The Newest Online Etiquette To Learn: ‘Un-Friending’ On Facebook

CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole found out that many people are starting to unfriend their Facebook pals – and learned why they do it.

02/20/2012

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Man Charged With Taping Up Daughter, 2, Can’t Go To Her Birthday Party

A man charged with binding his daughter’s hands and feet with blue painter’s tape, and posting her pictures on Facebook, will not be allowed to attend her birthday party Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

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