Another New Year, Another Group Of People Taking The Polar PlungeSome do it for a cause, some for the heck of it. WBBM's Mike Krauser reports.
Some Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015We’re not talking about record profits for these small businesses. It’s more about a confident feeling that the economy is chugging along at a pace where they can expand. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
New Year Brings NewbornsMaximus Edward Maise arrived at one minute past midnight and may be the first Chicago-area baby to be born. But stories like that played out across the region, CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New YearWith New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.
How To Keep New Year's ResolutionsMost of us make them, and then most of us break them. Resolutions are uttered the first days of January, but by February we've already abandoned that which we so wanted...
Horrible Horoscopes: CapricornYou, Capricorn, are majestically beautiful -- like a frozen bean burrito microwaved to perfection...
West Town Man Becomes City’s First Homicide Of 2013Officers discovered a 20-year-old man laying on the ground in the 700 block of North Noble Street. He was bleeding from a gunshot wound to the throat.
St. Anthony Hospital Delivers Chicago Area's First Baby Of 2013Aydan Alvarado was born at 12:08 a.m. at Saint Anthony Hospital. He weighs 7 pounds, 3 ounces.
New Fees, Taxes Sure To Affect Your Life This New YearYou might say that the New Year starts in earnest today, as just about everyone gets back to work. And it's almost a sure thing that if you live in Chicago or suburban Cook County, your day-to-dat life will be more expensive.
Gambling, Economic Issues Remain Unresolved As New Year ApproachesA new year doesn't mean the end to old problems for the State of Illinois.
Let The Sticker Shock BeginThe company that leases Chicago's streetside parking spaces has already begun implementing a scheduled rate hike, starting with the most expensive zones.
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