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Another Gun Found In Carry-On Luggage At Midway

Transportation Security Administration screeners found a loaded loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson firearm Thursday

05/15/2015

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao pose.

5 Reasons Why Mayweather-Pacquiao Will Be The Greatest Fight Ever

The Mayweather – Pacquiao fight has generated plenty of buzz. But MayPac has the potential actually exceed the hype.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

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10 Reasons To Add Las Vegas To Your Bucket List

10 reasons why Las Vegas should be on your bucket list.

04/24/2015

Brandon Willson (Will County State's Attorney)

Las Vegas Gamer, 19, Arrested For Naperville ‘Swatting’ Incident

Brandon Willson used a computer to contact Naperville’s 911 center on July 10, 2014, and claimed a murder had happened at a home in the city, prosecutors claim. Naperville’s Special Response Team responded but found no crime.

02/06/2015

Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler, right, makes the interception to seal a Super Bowl win against the Seahawks. (Getty Images)

It Was No Serendipitous Super Bowl For Vegas Sports Books

The state’s 191 sports books won $3.3 million of the total $116 million wagered on the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2015

Maria Rosaline Malagon-Castillo and Victor Manuel Ruiz-Garcia (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Parents Wanted For Las Vegas Kidnapping Arrested In Lake County

A man and a woman wanted for kidnapping two children from Las Vegas in 2006 were arrested Tuesday night in north suburban Russell, near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.

01/28/2015

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Best Holiday Destinations For Singles

The best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.

12/17/2014

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Chicago, 6 Other U.S. School Districts To Teach Computer Science

The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.

12/08/2014

Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley, Pa. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

5 Ambitious Locations For Future Outdoor NHL Games

From Las Vegas to Happy Valley, there are plenty of good places to take these big events.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Bernstein: Don’t Screw This Up, Bears

With the season starting in five days, all we’ve seen from the Bears is drama and subpar play.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Illini wing Kendrick Nunn. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Thoughts On The Illini Basketball Schedule

Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mo’ne Davis Brings Huge TV Ratings For LLWS

The overnight rating was a 3.4, up 143 percent from the corresponding game last year.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Jackie Robinson West All-Stars celebrate a home  by Pierce Jones earlier in the Little League World Series. (Credit: Facebook)

City Will Hold Another Jackie Robinson West Watch Party Tonight

Jackie Robinson West faces an elimination game tonight against Pennsylvania.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Announce Signings Of Hinrich, Bairstow

Kirk Hinrich will be relied upon for backcourt depth.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/10/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/10/2014

LeBron James. (Getty Images)

James, Riley To Meet Wednesday In Vegas

LeBron James was always expected to meet with Pat Riley before making his free agency decision.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Doug McDermott. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

McDermott, Snell Highlight Bulls’ Summer League Roster

Click here for a full list of Chicago’s Summer League roster.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

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