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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

CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square Cable Bridge Over Decatur Street

CBS Announces Week-Long 24/7 Coverage Before Super Bowl XLVII

CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. […]

12/06/2012

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City Of New Orleans Trains To Reach New Orleans Again Starting Tuesday

Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Hurricane Isaac

Isaac Cleanup Provides Jobs For Chicago Residents

Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

Brian Urlacher sacks Aaron Rodgers in last season's NFC Championship Game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bowen: Packers ‘Are Not Unbeatable’

After getting embarrassed Sunday in New Orleans, the Bears have to regroup in a hurry as they face the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field this weekend.

670 The Score–09/22/2011

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Amtrak’s Chicago-Memphis-New Orleans Service Resumes

Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.

05/21/2011

Students from three Chicago Public Schools – Kelly, Julian and Social Justice high schools – spent their spring break in New Orleans, helping work on homes being rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina six years ago. (Credit: Xian Barrett)

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering In New Orleans

Some Chicago high school students returned home Friday from a spring break trip to New Orleans, where they painted houses, hung drywall and installed insulation in homes being rebuilt nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina.

WBBM Newsradio–04/22/2011

Otis Wilson

Wilson: 1985 Remembered Like It Was Today

25 years ago today, the Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots 46-10 capping one of the most dominant seasons in NFL history. RELIVE SUPER BOWL XX THROUGH PICTURES.

670 The Score–01/26/2011