Same Sex Wedding

Same-Sex Couple Featured In Hillary Clinton Video Get Married

A few months after a Chicago couple that was in Hillary Clinton’s campaign launch video invited the candidate to their wedding, they got married without her, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.



Social Media Obsession Costing Some People Their Marriage

Some people get so obsessed with social media, it can cost them their marriage.


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Chicago Couples Tie Knot On Valentine’s Day

It was a packed house at the Cook County Building Saturday as folks lined up to get married on Valentine’s Day.


Belmont Village, an assisted living facility for seniors in Carol Stream, hosted a Valentine’s lunch for all 17 couples living there on Friday. Each couple has been married at least 48 years. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

Carol Stream Couples Celebrate 1,000 Combined Years Of Marriage

Belmont Village, an assisted living facility for seniors in Carol Stream, hosted a Valentine’s lunch for all 17 couples living there; complete with flowers, a piano player, and sparkling cider. Each couple has been married for at least 48 years.


Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro were the first couple in Cook County to get a marriage license in 2015, and were immediately married by County Clerk David Orr. (Credit: Cook County Clerk's Office)

After 14 Years Together, Chicago Couple First To Wed In 2015

Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro lined up at the Cook County Clerk’s office downtown at 5 a.m. Friday, to make sure they were the first to get a marriage license when the office opened at 9 a.m. As the first to get a license, they got a free wedding ceremony conducted by Clerk David Orr.


Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and  his bride, Kristin Barnette. (Dana Ann Photography)

Chicago’s Top Cop Ties The Knot With Lawyer

Garry McCarthy, a New York City native, married Chicago personal injury lawyer Kristin Barnette on New Year’s Eve Wednesday.


Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich talks with CBS 2's Jay Levine in Cupich's hometown of Omaha, Neb. (CBS)

Incoming Archbishop Ready For Controversial Issues

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.



Federal Judge Orders Early Same-Sex Marriage License For Dying Same-Sex Partner

One of the partners is expected to die before Illinois’ same-sex marriage law takes effect next June.


Online dating services, such as eHarmony, say they have sound scientific methods to pair up singles correctly. (CBS)

Study Shows More Than One Third Of New Marriages Begin Online

Forget blind dates and singles bars. More than ever, the road to marriage starts at your computer.


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Illinois Couple Pass Away Hours Apart After 71 Years Of Marriage

Married in 1942, Robert and Nora Viands spent little time apart over the last seven decades.

670 The Score–08/30/2013


Most Stylish Places To Get Married In Chicago

Are you newly engaged? Make your plans now to have your dream wedding at some of the Chicago area’s most stylish venues.


Cook County Clerk David Orr presides over the first marriage of 2013: Stephen S. Pyo, 47, and Angela Marie McKinney, 28.

First Marriage For New Year In Cook County

Cook County has a new first couple–the first couple to say “I do” in 2013.


A dozen couples celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this year renewed their marriage vows at the Field Museum on Dec. 1, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Couples Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary At Field Museum

A dozen couples, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries this year, renewed their vows Saturday at the Field Museum.


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5 Things To Consider Before Having A Home Wedding In Chicago

Over the past year, there have been more home weddings in Chicago than ever before.


A first-degree murder arrest warrant has been issued for Arnoldo Jimenez, who is wanted in the stabbing death of his newlywed wife, 26-year-old Estrella Carrera. (Credit: Burbank Police)

Warrant Issued For Husband Of Woman Slain In Dress From Wedding Night

Southwest suburban police have issued an arrest warrant for a 30-year-old man wanted for stabbing his newlywed wife to death over the weekend. His wife was found dead just two days after their wedding.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Noel Biderman, CEO of Avid Life Media, which owns Ashley Madison. (Credit: Ashley Madison)

Cheating In Chicagoland? City Among Top 10 For Extramarital Affairs

Chicagoland is full of cheaters. And not the ones typically associated with Chicago lore–crooked politicians and gangsters.


File Photo Of A Gold And Diamond Wedding Band. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Cops Save Wedding By Recovering Stolen Car, Wedding Dress

The bride wore white as an Iowa couple marched down the aisle as scheduled in Chicago Saturday, but it almost didn’t happen that way.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2011

Civil Unions

Catholic Charities Sue For Right To Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

Several Catholic Charities groups are suing the state, saying they should not have to accept same-sex couples in civil unions as foster parents.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

Same sex marriage protest. (CBS)

Battle Over Same-Sex Civil Unions Hits Downtown

Civil unions between same sex couples become legal in Illinois next Wednesday, with the first ceremonies starting on Thursday. That’s prompting joy in the gay community, but also an effort by gay marriage opponents to fight the new law.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Same Sex Marriage

Kane County Advised To Charge Same For Civil Unions, Marriages

While civil unions will not be treated equally as marriage when they become legal in Illinois, there is one area where they may be on par.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011