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Woman Attacked In Tinley Park Road Rage Incident

Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Police Shooting

Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 Killed

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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9 Dead, 28 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

The city has been faced with another bloody weekend, as at least nine people have died from gun violence and more than two dozen others have been hurt in Chicago since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2012

NIU Campus

NIU Students Move Into New, State-Of-The-Art, And Expensive Dormitory

Students moved into a new dormitory at Northern Illinois University this week, and they’re paying as much as $6,500 a semester for the privilege to live there.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Bad Gas

Class Action Lawsuit Planned In BP Bad Gas Crisis

Drivers whose vehicles have been affected by bad gas from BP are threatening to take action.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Tom Boyle, a retired Chicago police officer, was killed in Afghanistan while training law-enforcement recruits. (courtesy: Boyle family)

Chicago Police Honor Retired Officer Killed In Afghanistan

The name of a retired Chicago police officer who friends say had a heart for the poor is now on the memorial wall for all to see, at Gold Star Families Memorial Park alongside Soldier Field.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Ronnell Jones, 23, who was wanted for a double murder in Yonkers, N.Y., in 2010, was arrested in Chicago after police conducted a traffic stop and found him in the back seat with an open container of alcohol and a gun. The officers later conducted a Google search and discovered Jones had been featured on "America's Most Wanted" for the Yonkers murders. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Chicago Cops Arrest New York Fugitive With Help From Google

A fugitive who was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” for a double murder in Yonkers, N.Y., has been found in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

Watering

Tinley Park Reconsiders Watering Ban; New Lenox And Mokena Could Follow Suit

The village of Tinley Park has reconsidered a possible full outdoor watering ban, after getting some rain overnight.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

Peaches

Farmer: Drought Can Mean Sweeter, Tastier Peaches

Believe it or not, the drought has one benefit for Illinois farmers – this year’s crop of peaches may taste sweeter than last year’s.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Dog Prints

New Guidelines Released For CPR On Pets

While dogs and cats do not suffer heart attacks the way people do, researchers have come up with a set of recommendations on how to revive loved pets if their heart stops.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Medical Examiner Had Man’s Body, Never Told Family

The family of a John Doe who went unidentified for several months is now suing the Cook county Medical Examiner’s office.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Grand Prairie Transportation now has cameras aboard buses when it transports children for a suburban special-education district. (CBS)

Parents Sue After Bus Driver Allegedy Abused 3-Year-Old Twin Girls

A Willowbrook couple filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming a school bus driver sexually assaulted their 3-year-old twins while transporting them to and from special education preschool classes.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Empty Classroom

Report: TIF Funds Aren’t Helping Schools

Are Tax Increment Financing District funds fairly distributed when it comes to Chicago schools? A sociology professor who has looked at the books thinks not.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

A city plow clears a residential street. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Absenteeism Down In Streets And Sanitation Department

The Emanuel administration is expected to release a report later Wednesday, showing that absenteeism among employees in the Department of Streets and Sanitation is down.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

A woman and her toddler were saved from a fire at their home in Round Lake on the night before Mothers Day 2012, after a 17-year-old neighbor alerted them to the blaze. (Courtesy: Sadie Contreras)

Round Lake Teen Saves Neighbor From Fire

A Round Lake teenager saved Mothers Day for her neighbors, when she saved the lives of a woman and her toddler from their burning home Saturday night.

05/13/2012

Breast Cancer Ribbon

40,000 Join “Race At Your Pace” For Breast Cancer

About 40,000 people took a walk on the lakefront on Sunday, for the 21st Annual Y-Me “Race At Your Pace,” a 5K to support breast cancer patients.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

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City Council To Debate Speed Camera Plan This Week

The Chicago City Council is expected to vote this week on the mayor’s controversial plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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Indiana Tops Nation For Sex Assaults Of High School-Age Girls

In Indiana, girls have a higher chance of becoming the victim of sexual assault than almost any other place in the country.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Housing (File photo)

Illinois To Focus On Housing Issues For Fair Housing Month

Fair housing issues will come into focus in the coming weeks in Illinois as the state recognizes April as Fair Housing Month.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Forest Preserve

Forest Preserve Plans To Borrow Money To Add Land, Upgrade Facilities

Cook County Forest Preserve officials expect to add more land this year, and also make repairs to some picnic enclosures.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

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