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Best Road Trip Apps

Some of the best smartphone apps can complement your travel experience.


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Area Students May Have To Cancel Field Trips To Washington

CBS’s Dorothy Tucker shows us how schools are scrambling, no thanks to the continuing federal government shutdown.



Parents In Berkeley Furious Over School Field Trip To Jail

Some parents from west suburban Berkeley are angry, after their kindergarteners were taken on a field trip to a local jail.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Allante Hill says he was racially profiled and insulted during a class field trip to the Cook County Jail. (CBS)

Black Teen Says He Was Racially Profiled During School Field Trip To Jail

It was supposed to an eye-opening experience for high- school students: a field trip to the Cook County jail boot camp. But the lone African-American student in the class says his trip was marred by racism.


A tow truck removes a school bus that was involved in an accident in Evanston. (CBS)

Kids Hurt In Evanston Bus Crash Get Treated To Barbecue

A school bus accident in downtown Evanston Tuesday had a happy ending for the students onboard.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011