Kitchen Organizing

5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your Home

Spring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.


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Suspicious Backpack Left Near President Obama’s House, Man Questioned

Police say a man was taken into custody shortly after he dropped the backpack near the concrete barriers outside the Obama family’s Chicago home about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.


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Someone You Should Know: Veterans Advocate Catherine Beavers

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to one woman making a real difference.


Crews work to remove a minivan that drove into a northwest suburban home on Christmas Day. / photo from Network Video Productions

Minivan Crashes Through Bloomingdale Home On Christmas Day

It was the second time a vehicle crashed into a northwest suburban home in less than a month.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Ravenswood home.  (Credit: CBS)

Candidate Asks: How Could Emanuel Bodyguards Have Missed Attack On Mayor’s Son?

Ald. Bob Fioretti commented Monday about the Friday night robbery of Mayor Emanuel’s son outside the family’s North Side home. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


A small twin-engine plane crashed into a house less than half a mile from Midway International Airport, shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Listen: 9-1-1 Call After Plane Crashed Into Home Near Midway

“Hi, there’s an airplane that just crashed in front of my house,” the caller says over the phone. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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Live Like A Gangster: Al Capone’s Home Is For Sale

A house recently put up for sale in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood looks like any other red, brick-built structure you’ll see across the city, but this 2-flat is special — it belonged to Al Capone.


Deerfield Train Station

Generosity Of A Stranger Gives Man A Chance To Go Home Again

As the middle-aged man walks up the drive, he feels as if he in walking back in time.


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Tips For Keeping The House Cool

You may not be able to control the weather, but you can moderate its impact upon your home.


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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.


Charlie Trotter's home kitchen.  (Credit: Koenig & Strey)

Charlie Trotter’s Lincoln Park Home For Sale

The home of late celebrity chef Charlie Trotter was placed for sale this week.


Lydia Alvarez-Traicoff's home was burglarized while she was at her husband's funeral. (CBS)

Indiana Woman’s Home Burglarized While She Attends Husband’s Funeral

The pain is still fresh for Lydia Alvarez-Traicoff. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.


Michael Donley, 46, and Carmilla Manzanet, 43, face trespassing charges and have no place to live after being kicked out of this vacant home. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Couple Removed From Abandoned Home After Making Repairs

They were chasing the American dream. One Chicago couple moved into a house and started making changes. Trouble is, it belonged to someone else.


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Miranda Lambert And Dierks Bentley Show Country Roots

One of many country performers at this year’s 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley joined forces for an emotional duet. Lambert, dressed in a glistening sequined dress, began her performance alone. Singing […]


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Home Foreclosures Taking Nearly Two Years In Illinois

It’s taking longer than ever for Chicago area lenders to work through the state’s backlog of home foreclosures.


Romeoville residents Robert and Marcella Jones say too many homes in their neighborhood are for sale or in foreclosure and many owners are just walking away from their mortgages. (Credit: CBS)

No Charges For Neighbors Who Looted Family’s Home In Aurora

There will be no charges filed against the neighbors who picked clean an Aurora home they believed had been abandoned.

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.


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Not All Home Remodeling Pays Off When You Put Your Home On The Market

If you are longing to knock out a wall, or add a room in your home, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on just how much you can expect to recoup if you ever decide to sell.


Army Sgt. Jimesha Rice of University Park got a hero's welcome this week -- and a free home rehab. (Handout)

Army Sergeant Gets Home Makeover From Admiring Community

The University Park fixer-upper Jimesha Rice bought two years ago was all fixed up for her when she returned from Afghanistan. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


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How To Survive Parents Moving Into Your Chicago Home

FTo make the transition smoother for everyone, consider the following tips before moving an elderly parent in permanently.