Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden

Man Claims He Pointed FBI To Bin Laden Compound, Wants $25M Reward

A Michigan man who claims he gave the FBI information on Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts has retained the services of a Chicago Law firm to help him get the $25 million reward offered by the federal government.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.


Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!


LeBron James of the US Men's Senior National Team calls a play against the Dominican Republic during an exhibition game on July 12, 2012 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bin Laden’s Former Translator: ‘LeBron James Is A Very Bad Man’

Osama bin Laden’s former translator, Muhammed Rahim, thinks James should apologize to the city of Cleveland.

670 The Score–08/17/2012


Man Charged With Sending ‘Bin Laden’ Letters About Fictitious Bombs

Federal authorities say a Chicago man sent letters to 16 states that purported to be from Osama bin Laden, and that claimed that al-Qaeda had planted bombs around the country.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Fantasy Costumes

Crowds Flock To Fantasy Costume Before Halloween

If you want to know what’s hot this Halloween, just look at the most prominent world headlines over the past several months.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

9-11 Coloring Book

Islamic Group Takes Offense At 9-11 Coloring Book

A local American-Islamic group is criticizing the publication of a new children’s coloring book that depicts scenes from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Families of those killed on United Airlines Flight 93 gathered the day after Osama Bin Laden's death was announced. (credit: CBSPittsburgh.com)

Shanksville Remembers Flight 93 Heroes After Bin Laden’s Death

The news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread quickly, but the mood was more solemn as people gathered to remember the heroes of Flight 93.


Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Sues Champion Over bin Laden Tweet Dispute

Rashard Mendenhall is suing Champion, calling the decision to drop his endorsement deal over his tweets about Osama bin Laden a breach of contract.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

The Japanese women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup title. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter record

The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

The miltary's K-9 "war dogs" have steel-reinforced teeth. (CBS)

Meet The Military Canines That Helped Dog Bin Laden

When the Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, they had a specially trained canine with them. Nearly 3,000 active duty dogs are serving in the armed forces now.


This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden gesturing an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Schakowsky: ‘Graphic’ Bin Laden Death Photos Should Remain Sealed

U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky was escorted into CIA headquarters this afternoon where she became one of a select few people to get a look at the death photos of Osama Bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin (CBS file)

Durbin, Kirk Disagree On Bin Laden Photos

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) do not agree on whether photos of the slain Osama bin Laden should have been released to the public.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk: Pakistan Was ‘Probably Fully Aware’ Of Bin Laden’s Hideout

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he believes that the Pakstani government was “probably fully aware” that Osama bin Laden was living somewhere in the country.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Mendenhall Loses Champion Sponsorship After Bin Laden Tweets

After Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall made Tweets about criticizing people for celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden, he received plenty of backlash from fans and members of the media.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Rashard Mendenhall

Dorfman: Athletes Have A Right To Speak, We Don’t Have To Listen

Some in the sports world and beyond have been in a furor this week because of Rashard Mendenhall’s tweets about the death of Osama bin Laden and his accompanying questioning of what actually happened on September 11, 2001.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

U.S. Marine Corps

Wounded Marine Gratified By Bin Laden’s Death

A Marine from Antioch who lost his arms and legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, says the killing of Osama bin Laden makes his sacrifice more meaningful.

WBBM Newsradio–05/06/2011

Metra Electric District Train

Was Al-Qaeda Behind 2007 Metra Incident?

Metra wants to know if an attempted sabotage in 2007 was related to a al-Qaeda, with new information out that the terrorist agency was planning to target rail lines.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Finally, A Story That Overshadows The Donald

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says there’s additional good news with the death of Osama bin Laden: It has upstaged billionaire Donald Trump.


Osama Bin Laden

CBS News: Bin Laden Eyed Chicago, Other Cities, For Attacks

CBS News has learned that memos recovered from bin Laden’s lair show the al Qaeda leader was thinking big.