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School Bus Backs Into Waukegan Home

The renters at a north suburban Waukegan home are probably wondering if there is a jinx of some sort.


Retired Air Force veteran Mack Jones talks with Mayor Rahm Emanuel outside his home in Englewood, after an army of volunteers completed a major rehab of his house. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Volunteers Rehab Englewood Veteran’s Home

An Englewood man who served in the Air Force during the Vietnam and Korean wars said he’s overwhelmed by the generosity of volunteers who recently fixed up his house.

WBBM Newsradio–07/12/2013

This plastic air pellet gun, which closely resembled a real semi-automatic handgun, was found in a student backpack. (Credit: Evanston Police)

Concealed-Carry Bill Fails In Illinois House

The vote of 64-45 in favor of the bill failed because it needed 71 votes. A supermajority was necessary because the law would pre-empt the home-rule powers of several cities.


A hole is left in a Carol Stream house after a minivan crash Thursday afternoon. (CBS)

Vehicle Slams Into Carol Stream House

The vehicle ended up in the home’s living room, but fortunately the parents and three teens inside were upstairs.


A house in Woodlawn collapsed. (Credit: CBS)

High Winds May Have Caused Building Collapse

It happened in the 6300 block of South Evans, in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood.


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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.


Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.



Company Will Pay Your Mortgage In Exchange For Turning Your Home Into A Billboard

ow would you like to have somebody else make your mortgage payments for a year? Almost 400 Chicago area homeowners have signed up for a chance to make it happen, CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.


Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.


A home at 25831 Redstone in Manhattan Township was leveled by an explosion on July 19, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Explosion Destroys House In Suburban Manhattan

A house in southwest suburban Manhattan was leveled by an explosion Monday morning.


Protesters march on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house on eve of NATO Summit. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

NATO Protesters Stage Sit-In At Emanuel’s House Over Mental Health Clinic Closures

Protesters on Saturday morning made their way to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house to demonstrate against the closing of city mental health clinics, a day before Chicago hosts the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

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Former NFL Players Help Build House For Wounded Veteran

A few former NFL players will be in Antioch Friday, helping to put up siding on a home destined to be given free-of-charge to a military veteran wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–04/27/2012

Rod Blagojevich and U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

House Ethics Panel: Jackson Improperly Campaiged For Senate Seat

An ethics investigation centering on U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. won’t be going away anytime soon.


At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

City Treasurer: Scam That Took Deed To My Home Is Spreading

Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely says the same scam that put the deed to her South Side home in someone else’s name has spread to other states.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

The worksite for the Chicago Spire skyscraper sits abandoned (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Spire Developer’s Gold Coast House In Foreclosure

The developer of the defunct Chicago Spire condo tower is now the subject of a foreclosure lawsuit on his Gold Coast home.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

Betty Loren Maltese

Betty-Loren Maltese’s Old House To Go Up For Auction

A piece of the storied history of corruption in west suburban Cicero can now be yours.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

R. Kelly

Report: R. Kelly Hit With Foreclosure Lawsuit On South Suburban House

R&B star R. Kelly is being hit with a $2.9 million foreclosure lawsuit on his house in south suburban Olympia Fields, according to a Tuesday report.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

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House Finished For Family Of Disabled Veteran

The family of a disabled Iraqi War veteran will be getting the keys to a new home Tuesday, built in west suburban Hillside for them free-of-charge.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011

Illinois General Assembly

State Lawmakers Return To Finalize Capital Budget

Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield today to approve funding for the state’s capital construction program.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

A car crashed into an Aurora home at a T-intersection on Rt. 31 & Mooseheart Rd. (Credit : CBS)

Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Child’s Bedroom

A teenage driver was killed, and a 2-year-old child narrowly escaped death or serious injury, when a car went airborne and smack into the child’s bedroom in far west suburban Batavia Township.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011