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Chicago Homicide Rate Saw A Large Drop In 2013, But Still Lags Behind The Nation

With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.

11/10/2014

Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Beating The Falcons’ Blitz

It’s a double-edged sword when Atlanta blitzes, and the Falcons have been burned often.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

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New On CBS Primetime, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

“NCIS: New Orleans” is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in New Orleans.

09/10/2014

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Ostrowski: Why Vegas Isn’t As Bullish On Bears As Average Joes Are

Turns out, Midwesterners love betting on their favorite teams. Three bookmakers explain.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 1

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show are partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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Harris: Draft With Tiers To Avoid Tears

Check out a handy chart that shows when to go for value and potential over need.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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5 Cities That Could Make Strong Bids For 2019 Super Bowl

The NFL’s open to cold-weather cities hosting the Super Bowl now, so there’s an outside chance for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

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South Shore Residents Prod City To Find Dominick’s Replacement

It’s the only vacant Dominick’s store left in Chicago, and now people who live nearby are taking matters into their own hands. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

06/16/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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Minneapolis Awarded Super Bowl LII

New Orleans and Indianapolis were the other two finalists.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

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No Vote On Expanded Playoffs Until Fall At Earliest

The vote on whether to add a wild-card team in each conference for the 2015 season still awaits.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

Alexis Ajinca #42 of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots against the Chicago Bulls on February 1, 2014 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pelicans Dominate Bulls 88-79

Anthony Davis scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to an 88-79 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

02/01/2014

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Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.

Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.

01/28/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places To Visit On Your Guys’ Only Road Trip

A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.

09/03/2013

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Suburban Teen In New Orleans For Volunteer Mission Shot And Killed

When a south suburban teen was shot to death on a street in New Orleans last week, he was talking on his cell phone to his best friend here, the victim’s parents said.

04/07/2013

Joe Massenburg, 18, was killed in New Orleans while volunteering for AmeriCorps. (family handout)

Local AmeriCorps Volunteer Murdered In New Orleans

Eighteen-year-old Joe Massenburg was gunned down Monday on a street in New Orleans. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.

04/04/2013

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Best Bars To Celebrate Mardi Gras In Chicago

From live bands to New Orleans cuisine, the Chicagoland area offers plenty of ways for you and your friends to have one last hurrah for Mardi Gras. Whether you want to dress up in costume or come as you are, there’s a party for just about everyone.

02/07/2013

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