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NIU students line up to board buses to Miami for the Orange Bowl. The NIU Huskies won their first BCS bid in 2012, and will face the Florida State Seminoles in the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Caravan Of NIU Students En Route To Miami For Orange Bowl

The caravan carrying 1,300 students and 52 staffers started leaving the DeKalb campus shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, and was expected to arrive in Miami around 1 p.m. Monday.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2012

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What To Expect Before Joining A Homeowner Association

Most homeowners associations come with a lot of rules. But they also come with plenty of benefits.


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Best Places In South Florida To Swim With The Dolphins

Swimming with the dolphins can be a great experience, and some of the best places to do this are Dolphins Plus, Dolphin Cove, Theater of the Sea, Dolphin Research Center, and Miami Seaquarium.


George Atkinson #4 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish crosses the goalline to score a touchdown against the Miami Hurricanes at Soldier Field on October 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Runs Over Miami 41-3

Cierre Wood and George Atkinson III gave Notre Dame its first 100-yard rushing duo in a decade, and Everett Golson came off the bench to lead the No. 9 Irish to a 41-3 victory over Miami on Saturday night in what was a very tame sequel to the famed “Catholics vs. Convicts” rivalry.


Gregory Weiler II, 23, is accused of plotting to bomb several Oklahoma churches. (KOAM-TV)

Oklahoma Church-Bombing Suspect Has Ties To Chicago Area

Gregory A. Weiler, 23, has been arrested for allegedly trying to fire-bomb dozens of churches in Miami, Oklahoma.


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American Airlines Grappling With Series Of Loose Seats On Flights

On at least three recent American Airlines flights, seats became detached from the floor, and some passengers say they were thrown into the laps of other travelers.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Derrick Rose and LeBron James. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Heat Losses A Painful Reminder Of What Could Have Been

If the Celtics, a team most really didn’t consider a threat to win the East going in to these playoffs, could knock off the mighty Heat, imagine what the Bulls could have done.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

The snowy scene looking north from the Merchandise Mart on Thursday. (Credit: Kelli Hartsock via Twitter)

Chicago Yet Again Makes Forbes’ ‘Most Miserable Cities’ List

It just wouldn’t be February without Forbes Magazine yet again slapping Chicago with the distinction of a place on the Most Miserable Cities list.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Wayne Fariss

Former CBS 2 Anchorman Wayne Fariss Dies

Former CBS 2 anchorman Wayne Fariss died last week at the age of 82.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

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Sick Pilot Diverts Chicago-To-Miami Flight To Nashville

All passengers aboard the American Airlines 777 were safe in Nashville after an undetermined illness detoured a flight from Chicago to Miami.


Carlos Boozer

Report: Boozer Buys South Beach Condo For $2.35 Million

Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer has reportedly purchased a $2.35 million condo in Miami.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Garrett Wolfe

Former Bears RB Wolfe Arrested In Miami

Former Chicago Bears running back Garrett Wolfe was arrested early Sunday in Miami.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2011

Derrick Rose

Broker: Bulls-Heat Tickets Outselling Bears

What’s the hottest ticket in town this weekend? A Chicago ticket broker says if you think it’s the Bears playing the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs, you’d be wrong.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

Cierre Wood

Notre Dame Routs Miami For Sun Bowl Win

Notre Dame and Miami played some heated games in their rivalry back in the 1980′s. In both teams’ last game of 2010, the Irish routed the ‘Canes 33-17.


Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Miami Ban Players From Crossing Border

As Notre Dame and Miami prepare for their Sun Bowl matchup, both schools have taken precautions to ensure player safety.


Notre Dame Football

Muller: Notre Dame Plays Miami In The Sun Bowl…Who Cares?

T-minus three more days until bowl season officially begins when a mediocre BYU Cougars team takes the field against a mediocre UTEP Miners squad in the mediocre (at best) New Mexico Bowl in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Notre Dame Football

Notre Dame To Face Miami In Sun Bowl

Notre Dame and Miami have accepted invitations to meet in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31, giving the game a marquee matchup between two teams with plenty of history.

670 The Score–12/05/2010

Lance Briggs

Thayer: Bears Must Avoid Distractions In Miami

One of the keys to the Bears’ success last week was their focus and effort for four quarters. According to Bears analyst Tom Thayer, that same focus and effort will be needed tonight in Miami.

670 The Score–11/18/2010

Jay Cutler

Cutler Gaining Confidence

Time is everything, especially when you’re a quarterback in a Mike Martz offense. The more time Cutler has had to throw the ball the better the results have been and the more his confidence has grown.


Brian Urlacher

Looking To Change Recent History

The Bears will have a short week to prepare for the Miami Dolphins. But over the short week, the defense will be focused on shutting down the Dolphins’ running game.