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

Dad Gets Probation For Posting Pic Of Taped Toddler On Facebook

A father who bound his toddler with tape and posted a picture on Facebook was sentenced to probation on Friday.

01/04/2013

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Best Places For Computer Classes In Chicago

From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.

12/31/2012

Eric Rizley (Photo provided by Sun-Times Media)

Portage Teen Arrested For Making Threats On Facebook

The father of one of Eric Rizley’s friends contacted police after seeing Rizley had posted: “Watch out portage people might be dying soon,” on Thursday.

12/28/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Students Back Embattled Maine West Coaches

Supporters of two coaches at Maine West High School are defending them, via Facebook.

12/03/2012

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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

Judge Weighs New Trial For Dad Who Duct-Taped Daughter

Sentencing was delayed Thursday for a father convicted of aggravated battery for taping over his 22-month-old daughter’s mouth and binding her hands with tape, after the man’s defense attorney asked the judge for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

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Best Local Art Even You Can Afford

There’s nothing quite like displaying a unique work of art, especially one by a local artist that was less than $100. Follow these tips to find creative works while supporting local artists.

11/12/2012

Facebook page of Maria Colunia Segura-Metzgar. (credit: facebook)

Horrible Horoscopes: Scorpio

Well, for one, you could one day be the oldest person on facebook. How does THAT sound? You’ll make up for all those… departed… friends within days! People will be friend requesting you, sending you messages, and poking you all day and night long!

11/01/2012

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 Facebook Photo Of Duct-Taped Daughter Acquitted Of One Charge

A Chicago man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted a photo on Facebook was acquitted Tuesday of unlawful restraint and will find out the verdict on a second charge next week.

10/30/2012

James DeBouver talks to his newborn son Asher at Lurie Children's Hospital, where Asher is being treated for a rare heart defect that required prenatal surgery. (Credit: CBS)

‘Team Asher’ Helps Keep Parents’ Spirits Up As Baby Beats The Odds

He had surgery before he was even born; then more surgeries after, due to a rare heart defect. But a 6-week old baby fighting for life at Lurie Children’s Hospital is beating the odds.

CBS 2–10/19/2012

I wanna wear Ryan Gosling's jacket, if ya know what I mean (It's a cool jacket!) (Credit: Drive 2011 Bold Films/Odd Lot Entertainment/Marc Platt Productions/Seed Productions)

Horrible Horoscope: Scorpio

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/20/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Peterson And Savio’s Son Furious Over Verdict

One of Drew Peterson’s sons says he is disappointed that his father has been convicted of murdering the young man’s mother.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Patti Blagojevich (File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Patti Blagojevich: Anniversary E-Mail From Rod Better Than Flowers

Patti Blagojevich says she got an anniversary gift better than flowers from her imprisoned husband.

08/27/2012

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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

Twitter home page.

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

Delfino Mora died after being beaten in an alley. (family handout)

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

Facebook social landmarks around the world.

Wrigley Field Among Facebook’s ‘Most Social’ Landmarks

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

06/20/2012

Star was fans participating in the New York ComicCon in 2009.(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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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