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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.

07/21/2014

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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.

07/09/2014

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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.

03/01/2014

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.

02/06/2014

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.

12/20/2013

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.

05/15/2013

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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 […]

02/10/2013

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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.

10/11/2012

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.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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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.

08/01/2012

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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.

06/18/2012

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.

05/24/2012

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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.

05/16/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood. (Credit: realtor.com)

Blagojevich Family Takes Home Off The Market

The Blagojevich home in Ravenswood Manor is off the market.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

R. Kelly

Singer R. Kelly’s Olympia Fields Home On Market For $1.6 Million

Chicago-born singer R-Kelly’s suburban home is on the market following a foreclosure suit this summer.

12/14/2011

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood. (Credit: realtor.com)

Blagojevich Home Listed For Sale For $1.07M

For the first time since revealing that they are trying to sell their home, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his wife, Patti, have publicly listed their Ravenswood home for sale at $1.07 million.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Armitage Avenue Fire

Fire Destroys 123-Year-Old Home On Armitage Avenue

A home dating from 1888 collapsed in an extra-alarm fire Friday afternoon, on trendy Armitage Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

More than 100 cats had to be put down after they were found in squalid conditions in a home in Berwyn. A teenage boy was also found dead at the home. (Photo credit: Animal Welfare League)

Children In Squalid Berwyn Home May Never Have Had Medical Care

A disabled boy who died in a squalid Berwyn home and his siblings had never had any medical care in most of their lives, a police report says.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

A new paint job on the Emanuel family home in Ravenswood gives it a look closer to many of the other houses on the block -- a beige to pale green color. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Emanuel’s Ravenswood Home Gets New Paint Job

By the time Mayor Rahm Emanuel moves back into his Ravenswood home, it will blend-in more with the other houses on the block.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Movers load belongings into a van outside Rahm Emanuel's home. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780)

Rahm’s Renters Moving Out Of Mayor’s Home

The renters of Rahm Emanuel’s home are moving out, clearing the way for the mayor and his family to move back into their Northwest Side residence.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

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