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Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

CBS Sports MLB Mock Draft: Cubs A ‘Wild Card’ At No. 4

It’s anyone’s guess what the Cubs will do at No. 4 if the top three pitchers are already off the board.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

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Proposed Site For Immigrant Detention Center Catches Fire

Firefighters on Wednesday night briefly fought an apparent arson fire at the former St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Hall building in northwest Indiana, part of a proposed site of an immigrant detention center.

06/05/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Will Play Villanova in Jimmy V Classic

The game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

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Gary School Board Set To Vote On School Closings

The board set a 4 p.m. meeting Tuesday to consider a final vote on the closings. The meeting will be held at the School Service Center, 620 E. 10th Place.

06/02/2014

Heat big man Chris Bosh. (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bosh Says He Wants To Remain In Miami, Would Take Less Money To Do So

“It’s Miami,” Chris Bosh says. “Everybody wants to come here.”

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

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Five Gary Public Schools Targeted For Closure

Five public schools in Gary could be closed next month, under a tentative plan to be presented to the board for a vote as soon as next week.

05/23/2014

Natisha Hillard (right) is accused of selling her baby to Christopher Bour (left) to make child pornography. (Photos supplied by Sun-Times Media)

Man Gets Life Sentence For Having Sex With Infant

Christopher M. Bour, 40, pleaded guilty in January, without a plea agreement, to paying Natisha Hillard a total of $500 to have sex with a 4-month-old girl, an arrangement that lasted until the child was 18 months old

05/16/2014

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Gary Teen Pleads Guilty To Role In Double Slaying

Johnte Crawford, 18, admitted to Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez that he fatally shot Shaqwone Ham, 19, on March 17, 2013, in the 2500 block of West 15th Avenue in Gary.

05/16/2014

A total of 20 guns were taken from a person who had a revoked FOID card. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

South Holland Man Gets Nearly 17 Years For Illegal Gun Deals

David “Big Dave” Lewisbey , 24, of South Holland was sentenced to 200 months in prison Wednesday for illegally trafficking hundreds of guns from Indiana to Chicago.

05/15/2014

Kyle Lipnicky and Hannah Cavinder (Police booking photos)

Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face Charges

Police stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.

05/15/2014

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Judge Tosses Criminal Case Against Gary Cop

Judge Diane Ross Boswell’s decision Wednesday in the case against Demonte Yanders was not requested by prosecutors nor Yanders’ attorney and came after the judge rejected the state’s request that Tiffany Swagerty be jailed until she appeared for pretrial questioning by the defense.

05/15/2014

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-80/94 In Munster

Vonzell Griffin boarded the I-80/94 eastbound ramp from Calumet Avenue at 10:27 p.m., when he lost control and his motorcycle collided with a semi truck.

05/13/2014

Mark Cherry (Credit: Gary Police)

Gary Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

A murder suspect who was the subject of a nationwide alert after he was allowed to go free from a Chicago area hospital in February has turned himself in to police in Gary, Indiana.

05/12/2014

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MERS Patient Released From Indiana Hospital

The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East was released Friday from a northwestern Indiana hospital after health officials determined the patient “poses no threat to the community.”

05/09/2014

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North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug Case

A North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.

05/09/2014

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Indiana MERS Patient In Good Condition; To Go Home Soon

The man had been living in Saudi Arabia, working at a hospital that has patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), but it’s not yet clear if that’s where the man contracted the virus.

05/05/2014

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MERS Patient Improves At Munster Hospital; No New Cases Reported

The hospital and state confirmed Friday that the patient, who is reported to have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, was the first confirmed case of the disease in the country.

05/05/2014

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Brush Fire Erupts Along I-94 In Northwest Indiana

The Hammond Fire Department responded to the blaze about 8 p.m. off I-94, between Indianapolis and Kennedy avenues, according to Indiana State Police.

05/03/2014

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Trying To Define The True Midwest: It’s Not Easy

With apologies to the Founding Fathers, one truth we hold to be self-evident is that Illinois is part of the Midwest. Right? Maybe not.

05/02/2014

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Indiana Patient Contracts Deadly MERS Virus, First Case In United States

Health officials say a patient in Indiana, who traveled through Chicago, has contracted a deadly virus from the Middle East, marking the first time the virus has turned up in the United States.

05/02/2014

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