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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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Suit: Young Child Found, Ate Used Condom At McDonald’s Play Area

A diner at a Gage Park neighborhood McDonald’s is suing the fast food giant, claiming her young child ate a used condom he found in the restaurant’s play area.

03/13/2013

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Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In Chicago

The Chicagoland area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.

02/11/2013

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Becoming Senior Management In Chicago: A Recruiter’s Advice

Do you have what it takes to be senior management? If so, now is the time to act.

01/28/2013

Wouldn't kill for a McRib, but I'd definitely rob a fast food restaurant for one... (Credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

The stars and the Moon understand the draw of the McRib! The savory BBQ sauce, the plastic-like meat, the clenching stomach pains that come after eating it, the hour you spend on the toilet the next day – WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE?

01/09/2013

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McDonald’s Wants Its Restaurants Opened On Christmas Day

In a bid to boost holiday sales, McDonald’s is pressuring restaurants to open on Christmas Day, according to a published report.

12/17/2012

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Free Fry Day On Thursday At McDonald’s, Plus Big Macs, Too

If the clerk at McDonald’s on Thursday asks, “Do you want fries with that?’, you’d best say yes.

10/24/2012

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‘McJordan’ Barbecue Sauce Sells On Ebay For Nearly $10,000

Ever wanted to own a 20-year-old bottle of barbecue sauce?

670 The Score–10/16/2012

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Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Unless they bring Mayor McCheese and the Hamburgler back (you can keep Grimace in hiding), Burger King’s mascot just has more character than everything McDonald’s has goin’ on right now…

09/25/2012

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