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Best Spots For Picnics In Chicago

Finding the perfect spot to picnic in Chicago is essential when some rest and relaxation are needed. Both families and couples will enjoy these best spots for picnics in Chicago.

05/30/2014

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Best Parks In Chicago

Experience all that the Windy City has to offer and plan a visit to the best parks in Chicago.

03/29/2014

Downtown Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Wisch: Imagining The Opening Ceremony To A Chicago Olympics

Michael Jordan would have to light the torch after a tribute to the city’s diversity.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Two people cling to their boat on Lake Michigan. (CBS)

Pair Pulled From Lake Michigan After Boat Tips

Two boaters were plucked out of Lake Michigan on Friday afternoon after their small sailboat tipped over and took on water.

05/17/2013

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3 Violent Robberies Reported Near Jackson Park

Chicago Police have issued a community alert following three similar strong-arm robberies in South Shore, near the southern end of Jackson Park.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2012

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Man Hit, Killed By Car Near Jackson Park

One man is dead after he was hit by a car in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Jackson Park Fatal Crash

Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured In Jackson Park Crash

A woman was killed and two others were injured late Thursday when a car crashed into a tree on busy Cornell Drive in Jackson Park.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

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Raccoons Invading Along Lakefront

Dark-eyed, wild bandits have invaded both the north and south lakefront, but officials are working to out-smart them.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Passengers In Bus Accident

Women Hurt, Terrified By CTA Bus Crash

CTA investigators are still trying to determine why a bus ran into some trees and sent 37 people to hospitals, but two passengers CBS 2 interviewed believe they know why it happened.

10/11/2010

Millennium Park

10 Of Chicago’s Best Parks

Within the Chicago city limits, there are more than 7,600 acres of parkland split up into 570 individual parks. And you might be surprised at what some of them have to offer. Here’s a sample of 10 of the city’s great parks.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2010