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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Milton Bradley.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Cub Bradley Convicted Of Abusing Wife

Milton Bradley, 35, was convicted after a four-week trial of nine misdemeanor counts, including four counts of spousal battery, one count of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of making criminal threats.

06/03/2013

Carmen “Chela” Garza (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Los Angeles Woman Visiting Friend In Logan Square Missing

Chicago police are searching for a Los Angeles woman who disappeared Saturday while staying with a friend in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood.

03/24/2013

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Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Los Angeles

Getting out of town for a quick respite from daily life doesn’t have to mean straying too far from Los Angeles proper. In fact, these drive-away mini-vacations can start immediately with eye-catching scenery about an hour or so from the city of angels. When you fall in love with these locales, stop at these places to rest your head or snap your shutter.

03/22/2013

The Felony Franks food truck, set to open in LA March 1. (Credit: Mary Andrews)

Felony Franks Owner Licenses LA Food Truck

Felony Franks, the now-closed West Side hotdog stand that hired only ex-offenders, is now going Hollywood.

02/18/2013

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GRAMMY® Gourmet: Scott Ian of Anthrax

Scott Ian is no stranger to the GRAMMY Awards. His band Anthrax have been nominated three times in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category since its introduction in 1990. This year they’ve garnered their fourth, […]

02/04/2013

Carlos Boozer. (Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hinrich, Belinelli Lead Bulls Past Lakers, 95-83

Kirk Hinrich scored a season-high 22 points, Marco Belinelli added 15 points, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away down the stretch to beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 95-83 on Monday night.

01/22/2013

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A ‘Royal’ Field Lined Up For The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic

The Ladies’ Classic is clearly the best race of Breeders’ Cup weekend which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The field of eight fillies and mares have won a combined fifty-seven races from ninety-four starts, an incredible 60% winning percentage.

10/31/2012

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Chicago-Born Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead At 54

Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in “The Green Mile” and such other box office hits as “Armageddon,” “Planet of the Apes” and “Kung Fu Panda,” is dead at age 54.

09/03/2012

Denver police and an FBI agent escort Marcus Covington off a JetBlue flight from New York to L.A., after Covington allegedly fondled a pregnant woman, and refused a flight attendant's request to stay seated. (Photo courtesy: Yoram Kohanzadeh)

Chicago Man Accused Of Groping Pregnant Woman On JetBlue Flight

A Chicago man was facing federal charges on Tuesday, after allegedly groping a pregnant woman, spitting on police, and threatening a flight attendant on board a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles.

08/21/2012

The Food Dialogues: Los Angeles

LIGHTS, CAMERA, FOOD: PERCEPTIONS AND REALITIES OF FARMING AND RANCHING IN AMERICA Two Days, Four Panels, Robust Conversation Farmers and ranchers headed to Los Angeles – the entertainment capital of the world – for the […]

07/19/2012

Rodney King speaks during a book signing event for his autobiography, "The Riot Within: My Journey From Rebellion to Redemption," at EsoWon bookstore on April 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. King is best known as the victim of a brutal police beating that took place in Los Angeles. It’s been 20 years since the Rodney King verdict that sparked infamous L.A. Riots.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jackson: Rodney King Was ‘Haunted By Tragedy’

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson said Rodney King, the man whose beating at the hands of police in sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was “haunted by tragedy – both in the way he lived and the way he died.”

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Stepping Off On Cross-Country Trek To Raise Awareness On Gun Violence

The Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

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Report: Los Angeles-Based Group Buys Block 37 Mall

A Los Angeles firm has bought the struggling Block 37 shopping mall downtown, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

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‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead Of Apparent Suicide

“Soul Train” creator and Chicago native Don Cornelius was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday morning in his Los Angeles home.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Playboy corporate headquarters in Chicago (Credit: CBS)

Playboy Prepares To Leave Chicago Behind

The news has been out for a while that Playboy Enterprises is on its way out of Chicago, but now, a firm date is in place.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

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GRAMMY Camp 2012 To Be Held In Los Angeles, New York and Nashville

The GRAMMY Foundation recently announced that GRAMMY Camp, its signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students, will take place in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York this summer.

01/06/2012

Willie Gault. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Willie Gault’s Stolen Super Bowl Ring Recovered At L.A. Jewelry Store

Willie Gault’s 1985 Super Bowl ring is back in the hands of the retired Bears and Raiders wide receiver.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

Playboy corporate headquarters in Chicago (Credit: CBS)

Playboy Moving Most Of Its Offices From Chicago To L.A.

Playboy Magazine, which has kept its corporate headquarters in Chicago for 60 years, is moving most of the company out west to Los Angeles.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Thomas Brodnicki, 46, is accused of stalking Disney star Selena Gomez and threatening to kill her. A Los Angeles judge has issued a restraining order forbidding Brodnicki from coming within 100 yards of Gomez. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Des Plaines Man Accused Of Stalking Disney Star Selena Gomez

A judge has granted Disney star Selena Gomez a restraining order against a Des Plaines man accused of stalking her and threatening to kill her.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

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