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Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Cops Spread Holiday Cheer With Heavy Hearts

Chicago police officers were spreading holiday cheer today to families in blue. But, as WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports, they did it with heavy hearts following the attack on two New York officers Saturday.

17 hours ago

Santa and Mrs. Claus at Macy's to pick up gifts for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's Operation Santa. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Chicago Police Deliver Gifts To Kids Of Fallen, Wounded Officers

A Chicago Police motorcade is accompanying Santa this weekend, traversing the city and suburbs to bring some joy to police families that could use some.

12/20/2014

One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Generous Chicago Couple Once Again Working To Answer Kids’ Letters To Santa

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the annual Operation Santa post office campaign again is being helped by an especially generous Chicago couple.

12/03/2014

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Families Of Cops Who Were Killed Or Injured Get Visit From Santa

The families of Chicago Police officers who were killed or badly injured are getting special visits this weekend, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation carries out the 7th annual Operation Santa, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

12/14/2013

One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Post Office’s Operation Santa Deadline Is Saturday

The deadline is tomorrow to bring in and pay for shipping on those wish list items.

12/21/2012

Operation Santa: How To Help

Operation Santa is an annual letter-writing program through which members of the public and charitable organizations respond to children’s letters addressed to Santa Claus, the North Pole and other seasonal characters. It’s become a holiday […]

12/21/2012

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Chicago Police Officers Deliver Christmas Gifts

The police were picking up and then delivering Christmas gifts to 17 families of fallen or seriously injured police officers.

12/15/2012

One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Time Running Out For Post Office’s Letters To Santa Program

Time is growing short for people who want to play Santa under a program run by the U.S. Postal Service.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2012

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‘Operation Santa’ Sends Gifts To Kids Of Fallen Cops

Santa Claus was making the wishes of several children come a week earlier this year on Saturday, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s 4th annual “Operation Santa” got underway.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2010