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Cardinal Francis George joins several African-American religious leaders to voice opposition to proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George: Same-Sex Marriage ‘Will Not Serve The Common Good’

One day after a group of clergy came together to support same-sex marriage in Illinois, Cardinal Francis George and 10 other Chicago area religious leaders spoke out against the legalization of gay marriage.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2013

Chicks, that are dyed with artificial colours, are sold at a street market in Beruit on March 28, 2012, to celebrate the Christian occasion of Easter. Lebanese traditionally buy coloured chicks in the lead up to Easter on April 6. AFP PHOTO / JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Bunnies And Chicks May Be Cute, But They Don’t Make Good Pets

Every spring, Linda Estrada with the Animal Welfare League says the agency starts seeing rabbits and chicks — Easter animals that people realize they just cannot take care of.

03/29/2013

Original Rainbow Cone owner Lynn Sapp holds a cone of the store's signature ice cream; five layers of orange sherbet, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio, and Palmer House ice creams. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Rainbow Cone Celebrates 87 Years In Beverly

For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

Evanston Police Office Sean O'Brien (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Evanston Honors Cop Who Pulled Boy From River

Sean O’Brien says he’s humbled by the honor and surprised by all the hype.

03/11/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Authorities Seek To Exhume Body Of Poisoned Lottery Winner

It’s a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.

01/08/2013

Catlow Theater (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM Newsradio)

Historic Barrington Theater Gets New Digital Projector

Last Friday, the theater debuted it’s new digital equipment and new sound system.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2012

Cyclists get their first ride on a new two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street in downtown Chicago on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane Downtown

Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million As Sales Spike

Powerball fever has been sweeping the nation, as the record jackpot climbed to $550 million on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2012

Hundreds of supporters of Israel gather on the plaza at the Thompson Center on Nov. 20, 2012, after nearly a week of fighting in the Gaza Strip between Israeli forces and Hamas militants. (Credit: CBS)

Supporters Of Israel, Palestinians Stage Downtown Rallies

As negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Hostess Snacks Flying Off Shelves After Company Shuts Down

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, and customers have been rushing to local stores to grab their favorite fatty, sugary snacks before they’re gone.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

Hot Food Truck

2 Food Truck Owners Filing Lawuit To Overturn City Ordinance

An attorney for two local food truck owners said they plan to file a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, arguing a new food truck ordinance unfairly restricts where they may operate.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2012

Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours. (Credit: Chicago Hauntings Facebook Page)

Made In Chicago: Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours

It’s been said that Chicago is one of America’s most haunted cities.

10/22/2012

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Highwood Aims For Pumpkin Carving Record

Can Highwood carve more than 30,919 pumpkins?

10/10/2012

Navy Pier

Business Owner Wants McPier Tax Reduced, Spread To Whole City

A group of Lincoln Park business owners is calling on state lawmakers to take a second look at a controversial 30-year old city tax levied on thousands of restaurants in and near downtown.

WBBM Newsradio–10/09/2012

The McHenry Outdoor Theater hopes to convert from film to digital to stay open for business. (Facebook image)

McHenry Drive-In Holds Fundraisers To Convert To Digital, Avoid Closing

A suburban drive-in theater is trying to keep up with the times through fundraisers. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.

10/05/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Pastor Who Testified In Peterson Trial Fights Domestic Violence

A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

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Autopsy: Men Found In Car’s Trunk Were Beaten To Death

An autopsy has determined that two men found dead inside a truck earlier this week were beaten to death.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

Discarded Tylenol

CBS 2 Vault: The Tylenol Poisonings, 30 Years Later

On this day 30 years ago, a 12-year-old Elk Grove Village girl collapsed and died after taking two Tylenol capsules before going to school that morning, and six more people would die in the days to come.

CBS 2–09/29/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Festival To Benefit Firefighters Kicks Off In The Afternoon

Music, food and fun are on tap Saturday night on the city’s Northcenter neighborhood, all for the benefit of Chicago Fire Department charities.

WBBM Newsradio–09/29/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Vaughn Jury Foreman Writing Book About Trial

A Will County attorney is looking to write a book about his role as foreman on the Christopher Vaughn murder trial.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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