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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st Round

The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.

04/17/2013

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New York’s Best Bagels… In Chicago

As a self-proclaimed bagel aficionado and carboholic, I’ve tried many bagels in Chicago, searching for the most authentic New York-style bagel/deli. New York Bagel & Bialy on Chicago’s north side is the best of the best. Low prices, fast service and fresh, boiled bagels are among the many reasons this gem is packed with locals and bagel lovers every weekend morning. To help convince you, here are my top 5 reasons why you should put it on your must-try list!

04/01/2013

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy Endorses ‘Broken Windows’ Approach For Some Offenses

Chicago should adopt a New York-style, zero-tolerance approach to criminal offenses such as drinking and urinating in public and illegal gambling, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says.

03/11/2013

Chicago police display some of the more than 300 guns seized in the city in the first two weeks of 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Murder Number Triple New York City In January

Chicago, which has about a third of the population of New York City, recorded three times more homicides than the Big Apple in the month of January.

02/01/2013

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NYC’s Most Romantic Winter Getaways

Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love.

01/02/2013

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Celebrity Neighbors: Experts Weigh In On How It Affects Property Values

Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?

11/21/2012

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Amtrak Restores Some Trains Between Chicago, East Coast

Amtrak continues to make strides toward restoring full service linking Chicago and the East Coast, but a spokesman said it is being done incrementally.

11/02/2012

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Amtrak Working To Restore Service To East Coast

Amtrak is working to restore service between Chicago and its terminals in Washington and New York.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012

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American Airlines Grappling With Series Of Loose Seats On Flights

On at least three recent American Airlines flights, seats became detached from the floor, and some passengers say they were thrown into the laps of other travelers.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Harsha Maddula

Search Resumes Tomorrow For Missing Northwestern Student

A desperate search is underway for a missing student at Northwestern University.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

9/11 Memorial

Chicago Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 Attacks

A number of remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were held Tuesday morning in the Chicago area.

WBBM Newsradio–09/11/2012

Denver police and an FBI agent escort Marcus Covington off a JetBlue flight from New York to L.A., after Covington allegedly fondled a pregnant woman, and refused a flight attendant's request to stay seated. (Photo courtesy: Yoram Kohanzadeh)

Chicago Man Accused Of Groping Pregnant Woman On JetBlue Flight

A Chicago man was facing federal charges on Tuesday, after allegedly groping a pregnant woman, spitting on police, and threatening a flight attendant on board a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles.

08/21/2012

The Onion

Lt. Gov. Simon Declares ‘The Onion Day’ In Honor Of Newspaper’s Move

The very name “Chicago” is believed to be derived from a Potawatomie word for wild onions, and now perhaps the wildest of those onions – the one of the satirical newspaper variety, that is – calls Chicago home.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

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Should Hospitals Lock Up Baby Formula To Promote Breast Feeding?

While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals’ stockpile of infant formula.

07/30/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Stepping Off On Cross-Country Trek To Raise Awareness On Gun Violence

The Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Derek Jeter. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rumor: Steinbrenners To Sell Yankees?

This is simply a rumor, but there is speculation in New York that the Steinbrenners could sell the New York Yankees.

05/24/2012

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center To Supplant Willis Tower As Nation’s Tallest Building

Depending on how you figure, the Willis Tower could be about to lose bragging rights as the nation’s tallest building once the skyscraper at New York’s Ground Zero is completed.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Who Camped Out On Roof Plans Anti-Violence Trek

A Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.

04/22/2012

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Where Would You Rather Vacation?

04/07/2012

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