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Le Grand Reve.

Most Expensive Mansion Ever Built On N. Shore For Sale

A Winnetka mansion that purports to be the most expensive home ever built on the North Shore is back on the market, at a relatively big discount.


Laurie Dann

25 Years Ago, Laurie Dann Went On Deadly Rampage On North Shore

It was 25 years ago today when a tragedy unfolded in Winnetka.


U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (right) and Dick Durbin speak to students at a charter school at Naval Station Great Lakes on May 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With Students

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.

CBS 2–05/03/2013

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Chicagoans: How To Be A Thought Leader In Your Industry

To be the best in Chicago, you have to think like the best in Chicago.


Railroad Crossing

Local Residents Reminisce On North Shore Line

There was a time when you could hop on a train at certain North Side ‘L’ stations, sit down in a tavern-lounge car, order a drink and eat a freshly-cooked hamburger as you rode to Milwaukee at up to 90 miles an hour.


Teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity in Highland Park. (CBS)

Highland Park Teachers Reach Deal, School In Session Today

Teachers and the school board in Highland Park have reached a settlement, ending a one-day strike.


Alexis Fritkin of Lake Forest wants to help other young people understand depression. (CBS)

Depressed Teen Shares Story About Her Recovery

What should you do if you suspect your teenager might be thinking about suicide? One Lake Forest mother ended up doing the right thing and her daughter is alive and happy now.



Christmas Bird Counts Described As Best Ever

The Christmas Day bird count on Chicago’s lakefront for this year, and the North Shore count on Monday, are being described as two of the best ever.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2011

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Nature Preserve Overlooks Lake On North Shore

A nature preserve overlooking Lake Michigan opens Saturday, with some artwork already built in.


Eduardo Franco (Police Dept. Photo)

Bike Path Rapist Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Highland Park man who pleaded guilty in June to raping a woman on a North Shore bike path has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.


No power at the pump: a scene in Skokie. (CBS)

No Juice Means No Gas At Some Service Stations

Some gas stations in the Chicago region are shut down without power — meaning motorists can’t get gas there. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.



Best Chicago Spirits

Few towns have a history of distilling quite like Chicago. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites made in Chicagoland or made by Chicagoans.


Winnetka Meeting

Winnetka Affordable Housing Plan Draws Cheers, Jeers

It was standing room only last night as the village board discussed an affordable housing plan in the upscale North Shore suburb of Winnetka.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011


Winnetka Residents Spar Over Affordable Housing

Residents of the wealthy North Shore suburb of Winnetka are debating a plan by the village to introduce affordable housing into the community.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Seals Dold

Dold, Seals Battle For 10th Congressional District

Democrat Dan Seals or Republican Bob Dold will replace Mark Kirk in what’s turning out to be a nasty battle in the north suburban 10th Congressional District.