Expert: Possible Thompson Center Sale Is Small, Positive SignThe move by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to advance the possible sale of the Thompson Center is a positive sign, according to the head of the Civic Federation.
Warm Weather Brings More Ticks, Fleas For PetsAn animal hospital owner said fleas and ticks are already hopping on dogs going for quick walks around the block.
Illinois Saw More Than 1,400 Opioid Deaths In 2015Those fighting the opioid problem shared stories and concerns at a meeting at the Gateway Foundation drug treatment center on the West Side.
High School Girls Kick Off Random Acts of Kindness WeekHigh School girls performed acts of kindness across Chicago and the suburbs to start off Random Acts of Kindness Week.
Cyclists Raise Money For Cancer Research In 'Cycle For Survival'Spin classes in Chicago and across the country have been helping to raise money to find a cure for rare forms of cancer.
Meteor Streaks Across Night Sky Above Chicago, Lands In Lake MichiganThe meteor would have exploded about 10 miles above the ground, and was traveling at least 20 kilometers per second, or about 45,000 miles per hour, according to American Meteor Society operations manager Mike Hankey.
Nearly 240 Cook County Jail Guards Call In Sick On Super Bowl SundayThe sick calls accounts for about 19 percent of the staff assigned for the day. On the average Sunday, 60 to 70 guards call in sick.
Operation Walk Chicago Travels To Brazil To Perform 60 Hip ReplacementsBrazilian hospitals and health clinics are devoting so much of their resources to fight Zika, that non-life threatening health issues aren't getting much attention.
Step Up For Kids Event Reaches New Heights In Its 20th YearThe hospital held its 20th annual 'Step Up For Kids' event on Sunday at the Aon Center, benefiting the Lurie Children's Department of Family Services.
O'Hare Detainee Sent Back To Saudi ArabiaThe niece of the Syrian woman sent back spoke to CBS 2.
Immigrant Advocates Criticize Trump's Ban On Syrian RefugeesMembers of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago called on the president to reverse the move.
Woman Who Set Emmett Till's Murder In Motion Changes Her Story: BookCarolyn Donham, the white woman who claimed Emmett Till whistled at her, now says she did not tell the truth in court, according to a new book.

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