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BP Station

More Bad Gas Nightmares Flooding BP

Another torrent of complaints are expected to cascade into the petroleum giant BP – in the wake of a bad batch of gas that was sold in at least three states.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Misty Cook

Report: Sikh Temple Gunman’s Girlfriend Arrested, Facing Charges

Published reports say the girlfriend of the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee has now been arrested.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

People walk near the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin where a gunman fired upon people at a service on August, 5, 2012 Oak Creek, Wisconsin. At least six people were killed in the shooting. The gunman was later killed by police. (Photo credit: TASOS KATOPODIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Prayer Vigils For Sikh Temple Victims To Be Held In Chicago Area

Members of the Sikh community in the Chicago area were still shaking their heads on Monday, in disbelief over Sunday’s shooting massacre at a Sikh house of worship south of Milwaukee.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Simran Kaleka

Sikh Temple President’s Niece: ‘You Can’t Make Sense Of The Shooting’

The niece of the president of a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee said there is no way to make sense of a mass-shooting that left six people dead – including her uncle.

CBS 2–08/06/2012

Wade Michael page. (Police handout)

Wisconsin Sikh Temple Gunman Identified As Army Vet, White Supremacist

The gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday has been identified as a U.S. Army veteran, and a former leader of a white supremacist heavy metal band.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Sukhdev Ghumen, president of Sikh Religious Society of Palatine, talks Sunday about the temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisc. (CBS)

Deadly Shooting At Temple Near Milwaukee Hits Home For Chicago Sikhs

“Unreal” is how a Chicago area man describes the scene in Oak Creek, Wisc., after seven people were killed — including the alleged gunman — in a shooting at a Sikh temple on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012


Guide: Wicker Park Fest

This neighborhood street fest has grown in to a major music event in Chicago. Local and national acts fill a jam-packed weekend, Saturday, July 28 – Sunday, July 29, 2012.


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Milwaukee Summerfest Preview

With some 700 acts from which to choose at the world’s largest music festival, place these new sites and not-to-miss performances on the sked for summer 2012.


Police Bike Patrols

Officers From Other Cities To Assist During NATO Summit

Chicago Police are already out in force as the NATO Summit approaches, and they will be getting a lot of help from all over the country.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel Attends Fundraiser For Milwaukee Mayor, Likely Challenger To Scott Walker

Mayor Rahm Emanuel took some time off from running the city on Wednesday to campaign for a colleague up north, in Wisconsin, where the governor is facing a recall election later this year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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Williams Leads Milwaukee Past UIC 72-61

Kaylon Williams had 19 points and 10 assists as Milwaukee beat Illinois-Chicago 72-61 Thursday night to climb into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Horizon League.


Butch Walker and the Black Widows perform at the 3rd annual Pablove Benefit Concert in Milwaukee on Jan. 28, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Cancer Foundation

Jeff Castelaz, co-founder of Dangerbird Records, started an online blog when his 4-year-old son Pablo Thrailkill Castelaz was diagnosed with bilateral Wilms Tumor, a rare form of childhood cancer. Butch Walker and the Black Widows and several other artists performed at a recent benefit for Pablove, the charity named in Pablo’s memory.

CBS 2–01/30/2012

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Caterpillar Selling Distribution Business

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. has agreed to sell off a distribution and support business to a Canadian company for $465 million.


DePaul Blue Demons

Hot-Shooting Wisconsin-Milwaukee Tops DePaul 87-76

Kaylon Williams scored 21 points and Wisconsin-Milwaukee got off to a fast start on the way to an 87-76 victory over DePaul on Monday night.


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Violent Mob Attacks Mar Wisconsin State Fair

Violent mob attacks inside the festival grounds have marred the Wisconsin State Fair in suburban Milwaukee.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011


Guide To: Music At Milwaukee Summerfest

After this weekend Summerfest will be gone until next year. If you want to know some of the music that just might save you from a bad day, then read on, my friend.


Willis Tower (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Landmark Status Urged For Former Brewery

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks endorsed landmark status for five commercial buildings that used to contain taverns owned by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co.


File Photo (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Chicago Federal Judge Threatened By Milwaukee Man

A 50-year-old Milwaukee man has been indicted for threatening a Chicago federal judge.


Oprah Winfrey (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for AFI)

Oprah Winfrey Reveals She Has A Sister

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey today revealed on her show that she recently leaned that she has a sister named Patricia living in Milwaukee.