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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Her

Having a hard time finding the perfect for her for Valentine’s Day? Check out these great suggestions from CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

02/06/2014

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Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Time’s ticking until Mother’s Day on May 12. Do you need help finding a gift? Check out the following independent stores for tips on what to get mom.

04/30/2013

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Man Allegedly Posed As Utility Worker To Steal Elderly Woman’s Jewelry

A southwest suburban man has been charged with allegedly stealing jewelry from an elderly woman during a January ruse burglary near Palos Park.

03/05/2013

A gold necklace belonging to Crundwell will be among the items auctioned off. (Credit: U.S. Marshals)

Crundwell Jewelry To Be Auctioned Off This Weekend

The U.S. Marshals Service plans to auction off another 351 items from the loot bought with the $53.7 million Rita Crundwell embezzled from the city while she was Dixon’s city comptroller.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

A gold necklace belonging to Crundwell will be among the items auctioned off. (Credit: U.S. Marshals)

Date Set For Rita Crundwell’s Jewelry Auction

The auction for former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s jewelry will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 in Fort Worth, Texas and simulcast online.

01/27/2013

James Coello, owner of North Shore Coins, is accused of knowingly buying stolen jewelry, gold and other goods from burglars. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Evanston Coin Shop Owner Charged With Buying Stolen Goods

The owner of a popular coin shop in Evanston has been jailed, on allegations some of his biggest customers were crooks, and he knew it.

CBS 2–09/26/2012

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Best Places For Back To School Shopping In Chicago

Go back to school in style with Chicago stores that make the grade!

08/21/2012

Roosevelt Gold Exchange in Cicero was robbed of about $55,000 in jewelry on Aug. 6, 2012. The owner's French Mastiff chased off the robbers when they tried to steal the store's surveillance tapes, which led to the arrest of at least one suspect so far. (Credit: CBS)

Suspect In Cicero Jewelry Robbery Caught Thanks To Security Video

One of the suspects who broke into a gold exchange store in Cicero and stole $55,000 in jewelry has been arrested, thanks to security video of the man wearing an easily recognizable shirt.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

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Best Jewelry Designers In Chicago

With so many choices, there is no reason to walk around wearing the same trinkets as everyone else.So where do you look to find these awesome and unique pieces? Well, as always, Chicago has a ton of options for you to choose from.

08/07/2012

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Best Stores For Summertime Shoes In Chicago

Get your best summer looks with the latest sandals and shoes from Chicago’s best stores.

07/17/2012

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Pricey Items From Mobster Calabrese’s House Going Up For Auction

The treasure trove of former Chicago Outfit hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. goes on the auction block next month.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

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Best Places To Buy A Summer Dress In Chicago

Whether it’s for a wedding, a baby shower or just a nice get together with family or friends, the perfect summer dress can be as fun to wear as it is to find.

06/19/2012

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Chicago’s Best Places For Last-Minute Pride Parade Outfits

From wigs to complete costumes, finding the right look for the Chicago Pride Parade needn’t be stressful. Check out the following places to get an entire outfit or just a few accessories.

06/11/2012

A man posing as a utility worker distracted a woman at this Tinley Park home while accomplices stole approximately $180,000 worth of cash, jewelry and electronics on May 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Ruse Burglars Steal $180K In Cash, Jewelry, Electronics In Tinley Park

He claimed to be a gas company meter reader, but cops said he’s a hustler who distracted a Tinley Park homeowner while accomplices stole tens of thousands of dollars of cash, jewelry and electronics.

CBS 2–05/27/2012

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Best Places To Get Your Jewelry Cleaned In Chicago

Nothing makes that unique piece of jewelry stand out quite like a good cleaning. Here are some of the best places to get your jewelry sparkling like new.

05/01/2012

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Best Shopping Malls In The Chicago Area

The Chicago area is known for its world class shopping choices. Not only does it have all the options that customers are looking for, it also has great restaurants, theaters, and entertainment for those who want to turn a day of shopping into an exciting night out.

04/17/2012

Surveillance image of one of three thieves who broke into a jewelry store in Hobart, Ind., and filled buckets with jewelry from the display cases. (Credit: Hobart Police)

Thieves Swipe Jewelry By Bucketful From Hobart Store

Thieves were caught on tape swiping jewelry by the bucketful at a Hobart jewelry store.

02/28/2012

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Q & A With Local Jewelry Designer Laura Tanner Swinand

Laura Tanner Swinand discovered her love for making jewelry as a teenager. Now, Laura Tanner Jewelry (LTJ) is located just outside Chicago. I asked the designer several questions about what’s in for the season, tips for a few classic pieces to pair with any outfit, and more!

12/13/2011

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$100,000 Bond For Burglar Caught Tossing Jewelry

Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a northwest suburban man caught by police trying to throw away jewelry allegedly taken during several residential burglaries.

11/18/2011

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Home Invaders Tie Up Glenview Couple, Steal $60K In Jewelry

Police in Glenview are looking for two home invaders, who tied up a couple in their 70s and stole about $60,000 worth of jewelry.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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