A picture taken on December 15, 2012, shows a close view of an outdoor thermometer reading to -35C in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, about 2800 km east of Moscow. The temperatures in Novosibirsk dropped this weekend to -35C (-31F). AFP PHOTO / VALERY TITIEVSKY (Photo credit should read VALERY TITIEVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Autos, Homes Need Protection Against Harsh Winter Conditions

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot offers a 101-level course on winterizing your home and automobile when temperatures plummet.


Jesse Jackson Jr., left; Sandi Jackson (Getty Images)

Feds Want To Seize Jacksons’ Homes

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to order former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, to forfeit their homes in Chicago and Washington, D.C., as part of their upcoming sentencing next week.


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Investment Firm Buys Southland Homes In $28 Million Deal

Tinley Park-based Mack Cos. said it has sold nearly 200 single-family homes in the south and southwest suburbs to an Arizona-based real estate investment trust for $28 million.


Daley Plaza, along with four other locations, was where protesters gathered Monday afternoon before marching to the Art Institute. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Flood Loop To ‘Take Back Chicago’

Thousands of protesters flooded downtown Chicago Monday to participate in simultaneous marches to “Take Back Chicago.”

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

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3 Homes Damaged By Fires In Libertyville

Three homes were damaged early this morning, in two fires that broke out within a quarter-mile of one another in Libertyville.


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Some Thieves Are Stealing The Entire House

A Chicago couple had their house stolen during foreclosure proceedings but got help from county prosecutors who specialize in fighting mortgage fraud.

CBS 2–02/21/2011

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Illinois Beats Michigan…In Foreclosures

The Land of Lincoln surpassed Michigan in property foreclosures, tallying 151,304 filings to Michigan’s 135,874.


File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Illinois Foreclosures Fall 24 Percent In November

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois home foreclosure activity fell almost 24 percent in November compared to the previous month. A report released Thursday by Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac shows Illinois with 12,941 foreclosure filings last month. Filings […]


Housing (File photo)

Foreclosures Still Plague Illinois Housing Market

The latest home foreclosure figures show that Illinoisans are doing better than they did a year ago, but, still aren’t out of the housing mess.


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Feds Blast Illinois’ Handling Of Stimulus Cash

The audit finds the energy efficiency work on homes in the Chicago area was subpar.