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Damage caused by a tornado Monday, May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Credit: Brett Deering/ Getty Images)

Pets From Tornado-Ravaged Town Find Fresh Start In Chicago

Lori Gentile began to cry when she saw the parade of dogs and cats — including the newest member of the Gentile family — scampering down the sidewalk into PAWS Chicago’s Lincoln Park adoption center Monday.


The so-called "Mummy Bandit" robs a TCF Bank branch at at 4250 N. Lincoln Av. on April 7, 2013. The FBI has said a man with his face wrapped in tape has robbed at least five banks, but charges have only been filed in the April 7 heist. Erwin Acox, of the 5100 block of North Kimball Avenue, was charged in that robbery. (Credit: FBI)

FBI Not Sure Yet If Suspect In Sunday Bank Heist Was ‘Mummy Bandit’

A 39-year-old man has been charged with robbing a Lincoln Park bank with his face wrapped in tape, but federal authorities have not yet officially tied him to a string of bank robberies committed by the so-called “Mummy Bandit.”


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Man Charged With Lincoln Park Burglaries

A South Side man appears in bond court today – accused of burglarizing four businesses in a strip mall in the Clybourn Corridor.



Best Chicago Easter Events For Kids 2013

Celebrating Easter in Chicago should be something for the entire family. Check out some of the Easter-themed activities that cater towards families with children this Easter and make it memorable for everyone, regardless of their age.


Fire Department vehicles outside a high-rise at 2626 N. Lakeview Ave., where a man was critically injured in a fire on March 24, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Critically Injured In High-Rise Fire In Lincoln Park

A man was critically injured in a high-rise fire Sunday night in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.


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Lincoln Park Crash Sends 3 To Hospitals

Three people were injured early Saturday in a crash involving a car and two taxicabs at a busy Lincoln Park intersection.


A pickup truck crashed into the glass wall of a TCF Bank in Lincoln Park on Feb. 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Pickup Truck Crashes Into Lincoln Park Bank

One man suffered minor cuts and another refused medical attention after an accident at a Lincoln Park intersection early Friday sent one of the vehicles into a bank building.


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Bishop Trotter To Lead March Supporting Reggae Club

This is not the type of cause that Bishop Larry Trotter takes on, he readily concedes.


Megan Stielstra performing at 2nd Story. (Credit: 2nd Story/Peter Propaganda)

Best Valentine’s Day Parties For Singles In Chicago

Does the thought of celebrating Valentine’s Day sound off-putting to you? For singles in Chicago, the area offers many ways to celebrate the holiday without feeling left out.


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Man Robs Lincoln Park Sandwich Shop At Gunpoint

Police Sunday morning were scouring the western end of the Lincoln Park neighborhood looking for a man who robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint.



Cab Strikes Pedestrian, Crashes Into Liquor Store

A taxicab disobeyed a red light and struck another cab, which then struck a pedestrian and crashed into a liquor store.



Best Bars To Celebrate Your Birthday In Chicago

From bowling to karaoke, the Chicagoland area offers many venues for celebrating birthdays while having a drink with friends. The following places will help you plan a memorable event.


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Good Samaritans Tackle Purse Snatcher in Lincoln Park

Two Good Samaritans tackled a man who allegedly robbed a woman’s purse Saturday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.


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Bank Robbed In Lincoln Park

A bank was robbed Saturday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.


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Suspect Sought In Lincoln Park Hair Salon Robberies

The suspect entered the hair salons, placed a duffle bag on the counter, showed a handgun and announced a robbery, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.


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Best Ways To Bring Middle-Earth To Chicago

For those excited about the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” there is no need to travel to Middle-Earth to celebrate the movie’s premiere in style. While you might not immediately associate Chicago with the Shire, the Windy City still offers plenty of ways to prepare for the movie’s opening on December 14.


The new 15-story, 86-room Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville is the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. (Credit: CBS)

New Ronald McDonald House Holds First Holiday Party

The Ronald McDonald House held their first holiday party at the new Streeterville location.


Crystal Lake Man Found Dead In Chicago Alley

Investigators in Chicago are trying to determine what led to the death of a 21-year-old Crystal Lake man.



Chicago Thanksgiving Celebrations For The Family

Halloween and Christmas aren’t the only holidays with numerous activities for families in Chicago. Thanksgiving events and celebrations are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your family while spending quality time and giving thanks.


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Woman, Baby Struck By Car In Lincoln Park

A woman and a baby were injured Monday afternoon when they were struck by a car in Lincoln Park.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2012