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Fall Hotel Packages In Chicago

From fashionistas and foodies to history buffs, if you plan to visit Chicago this holiday season, these Chicago hotels have fall packages you won’t want to miss out on. Each package below is just in time for holiday travel and shopping!


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Man Charged With Taking Teen Girl To Illinois For Sex

Indiana authorities have arrested a man accused of taking a 14-year-old girl from Hammond into Illinois and forcing her to have sex with him.


JW Marriott Chicago hotel at 151 W. Adams St. (Credit: CBS)

2 Deaths Linked To Legionnaires’ Outbreak At Downtown Hotel

Two guests who contracted Legionnaires’ disease at the downtown JW Marriott are dead, and the outbreak is worse than first reported, city health officials said Monday.


Whitehall Hotel Fatal

Woman Found Slain At Luxury Hotel Off Mag Mile

A woman was found slain Monday at the tony Whitehall Hotel just off the Magnificent Mile, and police were conducting a homicide investigation.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012


Best Outdoor Hotel Pools In Chicago

We all know Chicago weather is unpredictable to say the least. For this reason, outdoor pools are few and far between in the city. If you’re planning a trip to town, a party or just a weekend in Chicago, here’s a round up of the best outdoor hotel pools. There’s also a handy key noting which hotel is best for location, luxury, families and the view to help you determine the best hotel for you.


Renee McElhaney

Far Northwest Side Woman Missing Since Saturday

A Far Northwest Side woman is missing after checking into a hotel downtown this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012


O’Hare Hyatt To Begin Offering $55 ‘Blizzard Rate’

A hotel near O’Hare International Airport is hoping to capitalize on stranded airport passengers by offering a special blizzard deal throughout the winter.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Virgin America

Old Dearborn Bank Building Downtown To Become Virgin Hotel

You know Virgin for everything from music to air travel, and soon, you’ll find the name on a new downtown hotel.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

Photo Of Bugs (AP Photo/Virginia Tech Department of Entomology)

Bedbugs At Local Hotel Leave Los Angeles Woman Hospitalized

A 42-year-old Los Angeles woman will long remember her 2011 summer trip to the Chicago area, and not for happy reasons.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Children May Have Caused Motel Room Fire

Children playing with a lighter may have caused a fire in a Glen Ellyn motel room Thursday that caused minor injuries, authorities say.


Fire Graphic

Mattress Fire Prompts Major Response At Loop Hotel

A mattress caught fire at the Wyndham Blake Hotel downtown this afternoon, prompting a top-to-bottom search by firefighters.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Palmer House Strike

Workers Picket Outside Palmer House Hilton

Union workers at the historic Palmer House Hilton have been without a contract for more than a year and, this morning, they walked out on strike for a day.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010