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Father’s Day

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Boers: Life Is Too Short To Play Games, Especially On Father’s Day

The year was 1970. I can vividly recall it as a sticky, sultry midsummer’s day and I was sweating like Robert Hays would later do in “Airplane.” I was in trouble.

670 The Score–06/16/2013

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Louis C.K. On What It Takes To Be A Real Father

Today, we’ll mostly hear funny anecdotes about the ineptitude of dads between all the compliments and high praise. Not from Louis C.K. though. He is tackling Father’s Day with the kind of honesty you only expect from, well, Louis C.K.

06/16/2013

Cook County Sheriff's police handcuff a man suspected of being a deadbeat dad. (CBS)

Sheriff’s Police Go After Deadbeat Parents Before Father’s Day

The Cook County Sheriff’s Department targeted a group of deadbeat parents who collectively owe $1 million in back child support. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.

06/14/2013

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Best Places To Buy Father’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Show dad how much you love him with one of these great Father’s Day gifts from Chicago-area shops.

06/04/2013

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Best Books For Dad This Father’s Day

Need a good gift idea for Dad this Father’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything your Dad will love.

06/04/2013

Father's Day

Homemade Father’s Day Gifts Kids Of All Ages Can Make

Whether you consider yourself a craft goddess or you need a little professional help, you can lead your child in making a great present for his dad for Father’s Day.

06/03/2013

Father Son Golfing

10 Golf Courses Dad Would Love To Visit

The top clubs in the country are both expensive AND exclusive. You’d be a hero if you could get Dad on the green at any one of them. We’ve found one way to slip Dad through the gates of a very private club; maybe you can find another!

06/03/2013

Kids talk Father's Day

What Fatherhood Means Through The Eyes Of Five Year Olds

How did your daddy get the job of “Father?” Is it a hard job, or a fun one? Find out what fatherhood looks like through a child’s eyes.

06/03/2013

Ambulance

Man Dies On Father’s Day After Crashing New Moped

A Wauconda man riding his new moped scooter in front of his house crashed and then died on Father’s Day.

06/19/2012

A protester stands outside the Supreme Court (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: This Father’s Day I Am Truly Blessed

For all the complaints we have about government it is important to keep in mind that sometimes it can make our lives better, too.

06/18/2012

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, located near Soldier Field, is dedicated to fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago)

Police, Families Honor Fallen Officers For Father’s Day

Police officers and their families held a Father’s Day memorial service on Sunday at a park dedicated to fallen officers.

06/17/2012

Beverly Country Club (Credit: CBS)

Obama Spends Father’s Day Golfing On South Side

A day after attending the wedding of a family friend, President Barack Obama spent much of the day Sunday golfing with friends in the Beverly neighborhood.

06/17/2012

Heat Wave Scorches Most Of The U.S.

Get Ready For Highs In The 90s Through Next Wednesday

Get the air conditioner in the window and make sure your ice tray isn’t empty, because it’s going to feel tropical outside for the better part of a week to come.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Meat packing plant. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: What To Get Dad This Father’s Day

Full disclosure—I’m banging this drum again to anger people who don’t want to think. Call me a troll, I don’t care. People have to get angry at being wrong about something before they begin to consider converting to the correct side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Rep. Bobby Rush

Rush: Reach Out To Children To End The ‘Culture Of Violence’ In Chicago

In the wake of a headline-grabbing rash of violence in Chicago, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says people need to invest time with children and provide guidance to combat a perpetual “culture of violence.”

CBS 2–06/15/2012

It's been 50 years since Mai Martinez's father left Cuba as an 11-year-old boy. As a special Father's Day gift, she took him back. (That is Mai's father in the front passenger seat.) These are some of the images from that trip. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Mai Martinez Takes Dad Back To Cuba After 50 Years

Many of us are still trying to figure out just what to get dad for Father’s day, but CBS 2′s Mai Martinez doesn’t have to worry about that. She’s already given her dad something close to his heart: a trip back to his native Cuba.

CBS 2–06/13/2012

Van Halen Dress Rehearsal At The Forum

My Father’s House – Five Fathers Who Rock With Their Kids

Dads pass on their talents to their kids. And some kids follow dad into the music business, including these musical families.

06/13/2012