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MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

LeBron Sends Cupcakes To Neighbors As Apology For Ruckus

There was a lot of commotion in the neighborhood during free agency.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Three Asian carp pulled out of the Humboldt Park lagoon have been placed in the invasive species exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium. (Credit: John Cody/WBBM Newsradio)

Appeals Court Upholds Tossing Of Asian Carp Lawsuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by five states seeking the placement of barriers to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

07/15/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn declared a statewide disaster area on Monday, due to the extreme cold, and heavy snow still clogging many roadways. (Credit: CBS)

By The Numbers: Problems For Illinois

What’s wrong with Illinois?

04/16/2014

Rodolfo Hernandez-Flores (Credit: Illinois State Police)

State Troopers Intercept Heroin Shipment Headed To Ohio

State troopers pulled over an SUV with Mexico license plates for a traffic violation Friday morning on Interstate 55, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.

04/10/2014

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Former City Of Chicago Comptroller Pleads Guilty In Kickback Case

Amer Ahmad, 38, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and bribery for using his former Ohio government position to secure “lucrative state business” for a friend.

12/23/2013

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds: Illinois Highways 5th Busiest In U.S.

In 2011, vehicles traveled more than 31 billion miles on Illinois interstates. Records show I-55 was the most traveled interstate in Illinois, logging about 4.6 billion miles.

08/19/2013

President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (L) as he arrives at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinios, August 3, 2011. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emanuel To Campaign For Obama In Florida, Ohio

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be spending the next two weekends travelling to Florida and Ohio to campaign for President Barack Obama.

10/18/2012

Animal Shelter

Former Chicago Family To Be Reunited With Lost Dog After 2 1/2 Years

Two weeks after a Siberian Husky was reunited with her owner in McHenry County, five years after the dog disappeared, a former Chicago family’s 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, lost for 2 ½ years, has been found in north suburban Grayslake.

WBBM Newsradio–10/17/2012

Corey Hasting #94 of the Ohio Bobcats sacks quarterback Matthew McGloin #11 of the Penn State Nittany Lions during the first half at Beaver Stadium on September 1, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

New Era At Penn State Begins With 24-14 Loss To Ohio

The Nittany Lions let an 11-point halftime lead slip away and Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton accounted for three second-half touchdowns to hand Bill O’Brien a 24-14 loss in his debut as Penn State head coach.

09/01/2012

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home Up For Sale In Ohio

The childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is up for sale. The northern Ohio home was the site of Dahmer’s first murder in 1978.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Empty Classroom

Top City Colleges Official Fired For Lying On Application

A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Latest Blame-The-Republicans Speech Is Frustratingly Non-Productive

Obama spent his speech blaming the Republican Congress for the nation’s woes and his own inability to accomplish what he knows he hasn’t accomplished.

06/15/2012

John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Groce Hired As Illini Basketball Coach

John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

A freight train derailed near Fort Wayne, Ind., on March 27, 2012. Some of the cars were carrying molten sulfur, which sparked a large fire and resulted in major delays for Amtrak passengers traveling from the East Coast to Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Indiana Freight Train Derailment Snarls Amtrak Traffic

A freight train derailment in Indiana caused some travel trouble for people headed to Chicago on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

D.J. Cooper #5 of the Ohio Bobcats drives in the first half against Stilman White #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Semifinal at Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

North Carolina Beats Ohio 73-65 In OT

The top-seeded Tar Heels escaped a huge upset with a 73-65 victory over 13th-seeded Ohio on Friday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.

03/23/2012

D.J. Cooper #5 of the Ohio Bobcats drives the ball against Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ohio Upsets Michigan 65-60 In NCAA Tourney

Ohio shot 51.2 percent and held Michigan to 40.7 percent shooting, including 7 for 23 from 3-point range, typically the Wolverines’ comfort zone.

03/16/2012

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Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

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Ohio Man Indicted For Swindling $300K From Churches, Businesses

An Ohio man has been indicted for swindling more than $300,000 from several churches and small businesses, including three churches in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Urban Meyer. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer Takes Over At Ohio State

Urban Meyer has accepted the job as Ohio State football coach, according to ESPN.

11/28/2011

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