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A small twin-engine plane crashed into a house less than half a mile from Midway International Airport, shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Listen: 9-1-1 Call After Plane Crashed Into Home Near Midway

“Hi, there’s an airplane that just crashed in front of my house,” the caller says over the phone. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

11/21/2014

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South Suburban Police Investigating Missing Manhole Covers

A new danger on the road is pushing drivers to swerve in the south suburbs. The culprit? A thief stealing manhole covers.

11/12/2014

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In Late-Night Raid, Police Haul Away Allegedly Shady Tow Trucks

Chicago police were serving a search warrant at Rendered Services Inc., 3611 S. Iron, and collecting records, cameras and tow trucks.

11/07/2014

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Family Offers $10,000 Reward To Find Missing Chicago Man

His name is John Cunningham, and he was last seen near a forest preserve in southwest suburban Palos Park. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

11/06/2014

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Freight Rail Cutting Off Emergency Vehicles In Part Of Gary, Ind.

Nearly six months ago, crews tore out and began rebuilding the overpass drivers used to get around four sets of tracks that cross Lake Street. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

10/24/2014

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Water Main Damage Prompts Boil Order In Robbins

Mayor Tyrone Ward says a construction crew working on installing street lights accidentally drilled into a 12-inch water main at 135th and Kedzie.

10/23/2014

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WATCH: Armed Robbers Storm Into Bar, Order Patrons Onto The Ground

Two men in hooded jackets stormed Beano’s Bar in East Hazel Crest at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday with money on their minds. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

10/17/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues; Threat Looms In Hinsdale

A teachers strike in Waukegan continued this week after negotiations failed to yield an agreement with the school district.

10/06/2014

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Two Neighborhoods Rattled By Sex Assaults

Women walking in two Chicago neighborhoods are taking each step with more caution after two sexual assaults that happened a week ago Sunday. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

09/22/2014

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Member Of Jesse White Tumblers, 16, Fatally Shot

Friday night, Angel Lofton returned to where her 16-year-old son Devonshay Lofton was shot and killed Thursday night in Old Town.

09/19/2014

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WATCH: Truck Leaves Wake Of Destruction Leaving Parking Lot

One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

09/18/2014

Opponents of a power plant showed up at a meeting of the Oakwood Hills village board. (CBS/Pamela Jones)

Power Plant Opponents Swarm Village Leaders At Meeting

The heated issue caused the shutdown of the Oakwood Hills Village Hall earlier this year. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

09/04/2014

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Gurnee Man Vanishes

Andrew Adler, 57, has been missing since June 8 after leaving his Gurnee home on his bicycle. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/16/2014

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Englewood School Holds First Graduation

An incredible story out of Englewood that will make you smile: the very first graduating class at Johnson College Prep getting their diplomas. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/09/2014

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Mom: Kids Attacked Son, Put Video On Facebook

It happened while Anthony Avila was walking home from school in Joliet on Monday. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/05/2014

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CPS Mom: Students Are Bullying Jewish Son Through Online Game

One Chicago mom says a group of students at her eigth-grade son’s school have turned “Clash of Clans” into a hate game by attacking her son with insults and threats because he’s Jewish. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

05/23/2014

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Chicago Will Experience Bitter Taste Of ‘Coffee Rust’

Your favorite cup of premium coffee could cost you more soon, partly because of coffee rust fungus. It’s leaving it’s mark and devastating crops across countries like Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Costa Rica. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

05/19/2014

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Video Of Hammond Officer’s Treatment Of K-9 Prompts Investigation

A resident shot video of the officer holding his police dog in the air by the leash.

05/01/2014

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Knife-Wielding Robber Confronts Mother In Woodridge

CBS Pamela Jones reports the incident is unnerving for a lot of residents.

04/25/2014

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Mother Of Teen Rape Victim Wants Justice

Pondexter Howard was supposed to be babysitting the 14-year-old daughter of a woman he knew — but allegedly raped her instead. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

04/11/2014

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