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Someone You Should Know: Lady Who Came Up With The Name ‘Big Mac’

One day a product development manager approached Esther Glickstein Rose with a question: What to call a new, bigger hamburger? CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

04/18/2014

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Cops: Woman Strikes Former Roommate With Car In McDonald’s Lot

A north suburban woman is facing felony charges after striking a former roommate with her car after the two argued at a McDonald’s restaurant in Zion.

04/01/2014

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Deep Freeze Hurt McDonald’s Sales Last Month

The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Monday that sales fell 1.4 percent in February at established U.S. locations. It blamed the harsh winter weather, but conceded that “challenging industry dynamics” also played a role.

03/10/2014

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McDonald’s Eyes Longer Breakfast Hours

McDonald’s is in the early stages of looking at whether it can extend its breakfast hours.

02/24/2014

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Naked Man Walks Into Chicago McDonald’s, Chaos Ensues

In a bizarre scene caught on tape, a man walked into McDonald’s in Chicago–completely naked.

02/12/2014

The scene of a deadly shooting at a North Side McDonalds. (Credit: Joshua Sharpe)

Cops Search For Gunman In Deadly Rogers Park Shooting

Chicago police are were searching for a masked gunman who shot four teenagers outside a McDonald’s in Rogers Park on Wednesday, killing one of them.

02/06/2014

The scene of a deadly shooting at a North Side McDonalds. (Credit: Joshua Sharpe)

Teen Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Shooting At Rogers Park McDonald’s

One person was shot and killed on Wednesday afternoon in a McDonald’s parking lot in Rogers Park.

02/05/2014

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McDonald’s Fighting To Be ‘Relevant’ To Customers, CEO Concedes

McDonald’s is losing customers, as the world’s biggest hamburger chain struggles to attract diners with its higher-priced sandwiches and new offerings like Mighty Wings.

01/23/2014

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Two In Custody For Stabbing/Slashing Attack In Portage Park

Two people were in custody on Monday, after a young woman and a young man were stabbed or slashed in the Portage Park neighborhood, and fled to a local McDonald’s.

01/20/2014

Fast food workers and others who make minimum wage protest outside the McDonald's in the Ukrainian Village, demanding a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Minimum Wage Workers Picket For Better Pay

Several protests have been scheduled for Thursday in Chicago, as part of a nationwide demonstration in favor of a higher federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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Man Charged In Lincoln Square Murder

A Naperville man was charged with murder for allegedly shooting a man to death in a McDonald’s parking lot in the Lincoln Square neighborhood Monday night.

11/22/2013

Police tape is stretched across a McDonald's parking lot in Lincoln Square following a fatal shooting there. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Outside McDonald’s In Lincoln Square

The 25-year-old was shot in the head about 7:30 p.m. in a dark-color BMW sedan in the McDonald’s parking lot in the 4800 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

11/18/2013

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Activists Pressure McDonald’s To Stop Ads On Radio Stations That Play ‘Hateful’ Music

A group of activists who want to clean-up urban hip hop radio say its poisoning young minds and they’re trying to pressure one of the biggest radio advertisers to join their fight.

11/16/2013

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Australians Hand-Deliver Petitions To McDonald’s HQ

A team of Aussies traveled some 8,000 miles from the tiny town of Tecoma to Oak Brook to be heard. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley shows us why they don’t want big macs down under.

09/18/2013

Protesters from Tecoma, Australia, rally outside the Parliament House in Melbourne, to oppose plans to build a McDonald's in the small mountain town. (Credit: Twitter)

Aussies To Deliver Petition Opposing McDonald’s In Small Mountain Town

The residents of a small Australian mountain town have gathered more than 90,000 signatures from people opposed to a McDonald’s restaurant, and planned to deliver them by hand to McDonald’s headquarters in Oak Brook on Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–09/03/2013

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Ten Foot Mailbag: Why We Don’t Want Jim Belushi

Because he acts like some meatball ambassador for Chicago and its sports teams without permission.

670 The Score–06/07/2013

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McDonald’s Adding Variations To Quarter Pounder, Drops Pricier Angus Burgers

The company, based in Oak Brook, Ill., says the new burgers will replace its meatier Angus Third Pounders, which were among the most expensive items on its menu at around $4 to $5.

05/13/2013

Gene & Jude's Red Hot Stand was still undergoing major cleanup work five days after widespread flooding due to heavy rains, while the McDonald's next door was getting ready to open. The manager of the McDonald's invested in flood prevention equipment after a flood in 2008. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

A Tale Of Two Restaurants: Flood Damage Varies Depending On Preparations

Two eateries next door to each other in northwest suburban River Grove were in very different stages of cleanup on Tuesday, as flood waters from the Des Plaines River slowly receded.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2013

Workers pile up sandbags outside a Gurnee barbershop on Thursday. (Credit: Ed Curran/CBS)

Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To Floods

The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.

04/19/2013

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Bernstein: Your Questions, Answered

We asked for your submissions and you obliged. Many were predictably obtuse and pointless. Most, actually. But there were a handful worthy of thoughtful response.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2013

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