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Roy Rauch (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Mokena Police Arrest Man For 2011 Hit-And-Run In Florida

Roy Rauch, 58, allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in Seminole County, Florida in August 2011. Charles Long Jr., 36, was riding his bike the wrong way on a road in Sanford, Florida, when Rauch allegedly struck him with his 2004 Ford pickup truck, and fled the scene.

02/18/2015

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

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How To Plan Your Best Spring Break Ever

Consider these five helpful tips to help you plan for an unforgettable spring break vacation.

02/06/2015

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

USC safety Josh Shaw. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

USC Looking Into Josh Shaw’s Heroic Story

The Trojans originally said Shaw injured his ankles saving a drowning boy. That might not be the case.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Brandon Marshall Lists Florida Mansion For Nearly $5M

Marshall has spent plenty of time there in the offseasons.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Kevin Hayes, left. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP?Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Unable to Reach Deal With Prospect Hayes

Chicago receives a second-round pick as compensation in the 2015 draft.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Where We Move

Migration Study Shows Illinois Residents Bolt State For Warm Climates

Most people who live in Illinois were born here, but a New York Times analysis shows that the lure of warmer climates is more popular among residents here than in other states.

08/15/2014

Michigan Wolverines. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

View: Map Of Most Hated College Football Teams By State

The state of Illinois has a beef with the Michigan Wolverines.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

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Tailgate Fan’s Top 5 College Tailgates You Should Visit

Here is a list of Tailgate Fan’s top five tailgates you should visit…

07/17/2014

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Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On Defense

When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Paul George. (Getty Images)

Report: Ex-Stripper Files Paternity Suit Against Paul George

Paul George has had many off-court distractions this season.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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Betting UConn Wins Floyd Mayweather $75,000

Of course Mayweather is betting on a big event.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin have high expectations for 2014-'15. (Getty Images)

Parrish: Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (And One) For 2014-’15

Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

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Emma: Final Four Primer

One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

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