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Plan B Pill

Appellate Court Agrees Pharmacists Can’t Be Forced To Provide Morning-After Pills

An Illinois appellate panel court has sided with two pharmacists, saying the State of Illinois may not force them to dispense morning-after pills.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Teacher Rally

Teachers Hold Massive Rally, Prepare For Vote On Whether To End Strike

Chicago Teachers Union delegates are expected to meet Sunday afternoon and could decide whether to end a strike that kept students out of classes last week.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Lake Forest High School teachers hold up banners in preparation for a possible strike. (Credit: Nancy Harty, WBBM)

Lake Forest H.S. Teachers Also On Strike

Chicago teachers now have company on the picket line, after talks broke down between teachers and school officials in north suburban Lake Forest.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Rare and antique books line the shelves at Chetham Library, which was founded in 1653, making it the oldest public libary in the English speaking world on February 14, 2011 in Manchester, England. Chetham's Library, which was established under the Will of Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653) and is the oldest surviving public library in Britain. Humphrey Chetham's Will stipulated that the Library should be 'for the use of schollars and others well affected', and instructed the librarian 'to require nothing of any man that cometh into the library'. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

78 Years Later, Rare Edition Finds Its Way Back To Chicago Library

A limited edition copy of Oscar Wilde’s “Picture of Dorian Gray” has returned to the Chicago Public Library during an amnesty that forgives fines.

09/01/2012

Air And Water Show

Air And Water Show Set To Take To The Skies

It wouldn’t be late summer in Chicago without the sound of a military plane zooming through the air, turning eyes skyward from Lakeview to the Loop.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Handcuffs

Former Bellwood Village Administrator Accused Of Stealing $500,000

A former administrator of west suburban Bellwood has been charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from the village.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Lake Michigan sunrise along North Avenue beach. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS Chicago)

Couple Swimming Across Lake Michigan For Postpartum Depression Awareness

As of midday Thursday, a Michigan couple promoting awareness of postpartum depression were 41 miles into their swim across Lake Michigan.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Officers Shoot Dog

Man Sics Dog On Officers Serving Warrant, Escapes

Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Google Chromebook

Laptops For Every Student At West Suburban High School District

A west suburban school district is starting the school year Tuesday with new laptops for each high school student.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

Police collect evidence in Maywood after an off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who attacked him, after the officer accidentally struck the man's 4-year-old daughter as she was crossing the street on Aug. 11, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Maywood Teen Charged With Beating Cop After Motorcycle Accident

Authorities have charged a teen in the beating of an off-duty Chicago Police officer who was involved in an accident in Maywood over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Tow Truck, generic sized image

Report: Lack Of Towing, Other Revenues In Olympia Fields Have Caused Budget Crisis

Drivers in Olympia Fields may want to watch where they park, to avoid becoming part of the south suburb’s answer to its budget crisis.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

Jon Burge

City To Pay $7 Million To Burge Torture Victims; Daley Won’t Have To Testify

Chicago will pay millions to two victims of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge’s torture, while former Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to testify in the cases.

07/23/2012

The Fox River in Geneva, Ill. (CBS)

Drought Helping Provide Data For Fox River Pollution Study

The lack of rain this summer might be killing your garden, but it’s actually good news for people studying the health of the Fox River.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Boat crews prepare to set sail in the 104th Race to Mackinac. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS)

Infinite Diversion Wins 104th Race To Mackinac

There are still a number of boats out on the lake, but the winner of the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac finished Sunday night.

07/23/2012

I-57 Crash

No Charges For Driver Who Hit Boy On I-57

A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 Wounded

Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Fedell Caffey is serving a life sentence for the 1995 murder of Debra Evans and her two children. Caffey and two others also were convicted of cutting Evans' unborn baby from her womb. The baby survived. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Considering Bid For Retrial In Grisly Triple Murder

Lawyers are questioning witnesses in court today and tomorrow in their bid to get a new trial for one of the men convicted of the gruesome 1995 slayings of a pregnant woman and her two kids.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Drew Peterson

Could Peterson Trial Be Delayed Again Over Hearsay Debate?

Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson’s murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim’s statements.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Quinn Signs Bill Abolishing Legislative Scholarships

Illinois lawmakers have a limited time to hand out their last round of legislative scholarships.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Scott Enke, 33, leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on July 10, 2012, after he was fined $1,000 for leaving town in the middle of jury duty in March. He was also ordered to write an essay about showing up for jury duty and give a speech to the American Bar Association, at a symposium on jury service. (Credit: CBS)

Juror Avoids Jail After Leaving Town In Middle Of Trial

A medical supply salesman who left town in the middle of jury duty avoided going to jail when he was sentenced for contempt of court on Tuesday, but he must attend a legal symposium on the jury system as part of his punishment.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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