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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

Gay rights activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C., after the court handed two key victories to same-sex couples. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Denies Gay Marriage Appeals In Indiana, Wisconsin, 3 Other States

On the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Indiana, Wisconsin, and three other states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.

10/06/2014

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Wisch: Hungry Illini Fan Base Deserves To Be Fed

Ravenous Illinois fans take over Internet polls — what would they do with a real championship team?

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

The emergency slide on board a United Airlines flight inflated inside the cabin while headed from Chicago to Orange County, California. The flight was diverted to Wichita. (Credit: Twitter/Mike Schroeder)

Emergency Slide Inflates Inside Flight From Chicago To California

The rear emergency slide opened in the cabin of United flight 1463 after it left O’Hare International Airport late Sunday night. None of the 96 passengers or 5 crew members were injured.

06/30/2014

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Top Prospect Joel Embiid Has Foot Fracture, Will Undergo Surgery

The Cavaliers have a lot to think about with their top pick now.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

In this satellite image, severe storms in Kansas begin to rotate. (Credit: National Weather Service)

Twister View From Space: Tornadic Storm Over Kansas, Nebraska

Video images of powerful tornadoes ripping across the plains are stunning and frightening.

05/14/2014

A Crime Scene Investigation unit sits parked outside the Jewish Community Center on April 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chicago Jewish Community Concerned After Kansas Shootings

The shootings by white supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross outside Kansas City have Chicago’s Jewish leaders reaching out.

04/14/2014

Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin have high expectations for 2014-'15. (Getty Images)

Parrish: Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (And One) For 2014-’15

Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

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Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

Kentucky coach John Calipari. (Getty Images)

Elite Chicago Recruit Charles Matthews Chooses Kentucky Over Illinois, Others

Matthews surprised some with the

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

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Wisch: Warm Illini Football Thoughts In February

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m feeling the love. Yes, for my wife, of course. But also for the University of Illinois’ football scheduling, which I think is pretty sweet. And […]

CBS Chicago–02/14/2014

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Illinois Football To Play Home-And-Home Series With UConn in 2019-’20

The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

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Watch: ESPN’s Holly Rowe Conducts Interview Atop Scorer’s Table

Nothing could stop ESPN’s sideline reporter from her postgame interview with Thomas Gipson.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Glenn Robinson III #1 of the Michigan Wolverines goes up against Ben McLemore #23 of the Kansas Jayhawks in the first half during the South Regional Semifinal round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on March 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Michigan Rallies To Beat Kansas 87-85

Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night.

03/29/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Kansas, K-State Favored As Big 12 Tourney Opens

Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.

03/12/2013

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Rising Star: Kansas Freshman Ben McLemore

Ben McLemore may not get the attention that other Player of the Year candidates get, but the Kansas freshman has been drawing plenty of attention from the people that matter most: NBA scouts.

02/19/2013

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