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Surveillance image of an armed robbery in Portage, Ind. (image provided by Sergio Robles)

VIDEO: Gunman Robs Convenience Store, Flees With $1,000

The store owner is sharing video of the encounter in hopes of alerting the public and catching the culprit. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

09/27/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, prays during an anti-violence vigil Friday. (CBS)

Peace Vigil Held In Defiance Of Mass Shooting

New Beginnings Church on Chicago’s South Side – less than a mile from the shooting scene — was the backdrop for the event.

09/20/2013

Lake water (CBS)

Water-Safety Advocate: ‘Flip, Float And Follow’ When In Distress

A warning for holiday weekend revelers planning to hit Lake Michigan: Even when the water seems calm, it can be deadly. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/30/2013

A motorist's Mustang was totaled after a suspect carjacked the vehicle this week at a Gary, Ind. train station. (CBS)

Motorist Carjacked At Gary Train Station

You better pick your parking spot carefully. That’s the message from police about the Miller train station in northwest Indiana. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

08/23/2013

Police say three kittens about this size were hunted and killed by a teen armed with a bow and arrow. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Allegedly Killed Kittens, Posted Gruesome Photos On Facebook

Police say defenseless kittens were skewered by a 17-year-old with a bow and arrow. Teen then allegedly posted photos of dead animals on Facebook.

08/19/2013

A young man reads from a book as several more are distributed to families in Englewood. (CBS)

Group Gives Books To Englewood Families

Members of Acts of Love packed up a truckload of books and passed them out to give kids something safe and positive to occupy their time. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

07/25/2013

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Chicago Concealed-Carry Advocates Welcome New Law

Deborah Gowder says she can’t escape the danger of being mugged while walking the streets of her Englewood neighborhood, a place where she says she was attacked decades ago.

07/09/2013

Roger Britton of Chicago (CBS)

Volunteers Transform Soldier’s Yard Into Safe Haven

Chicago soldier leaving town for training was worried for his children. That’s because he didn’t think his own yard was a safe place for them to play while he’s gone. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/13/2013

Fountain Blue in Des Plaines features this outdoor event tent. (CBS)

Neighbors Try To Shut Down Banquet Hall Music Tent

With gurgling sprays of water, and a landscape bursting with color, the 6,000-square-foot event tent may look like the perfect place to host a party. But by night people who live nearby say the tent amounts to a very noisy neighbor. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/03/2013

Spring allergies. (CBS)

Pollen Heavier Than Usual This Spring

Have you noticed it? Something in the air, making your eyes scratchy, your nose runny and your attitude pretty lousy? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

05/06/2013

Miles Turner on his big night Friday. (CBS)

Teen Injured By Gunshots Last Year Attends Prom

It was a miraculous moment months in the making senior Miles Turner. Still on the mend after suffering five gunshot wounds, he sported a white tux and sparkly class ring for his night to shine. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

05/03/2013

Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul (Credit: CBS)

More Than Two Years Later, No Break In Ind. Eye Doctor’s Disappearance

Promila Mehta-Paul disappeared shortly after making a deposit at a local bank. On Thursday, there was some activity at the missing woman’s house.

05/02/2013

A thief who doesn't pay for items she's bid on hit Star Light Auctions in Portage, Ind. (CBS)

Auction Items Going Once, Going Twice In Series Of Thefts

There’s a multi-state manhunt for a woman accused of visiting local auctions, winning bids and then taking off with them without paying.

04/22/2013

Kendall Copeland is recovering from injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run accident in Harvey. (CBS)

2 Youths Seriously Injured In Harvey Hit-And-Run

The teens were trying to walk across 147th street when a witness says a driver headed the wrong way slammed into them. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

04/08/2013

Mary Thorson, a teacher, committed suicide on Thanksgiving 2011. (family handout)

Ford Heights Teacher Was Bullied To Death, Her Parents Claim

Questions remain more than a year after physical education teacher Mary Thorson committed suicide.

04/05/2013

Ivy Tech Community College (CBS)

Student In Wheelchair Claims College Campus Is Breaking Promise Of Accessibility

Danielle Gandy-Dunn says lupus and a muscle disorder have weakened her legs so much she needs a wheelchair to get around Ivy Tech Community College. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

03/01/2013

Human remains were found near this site in Burnham. (CBS)

Human Remains Found Buried In South Suburb

Published reports say the skeletal remains could have been buried among the weeds and burned out buildings for a couple of years.

02/22/2013

Sadie, a golden retriever, was trapped in a frigid pond in Glencoe when she was surrounded by a pack of coyotes. She was rescued by local firefighters. (Credit: CBS)

Drowning Dog Rescued After Being Encircled By Coyotes

A woman walking with her dogs in Glencoe was confronted by a pack of coyotes and when it was all over, the fire department and a long ladder were needed, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

02/20/2013

ATM

Card Skimmers Hit ATMs At Two Banks In Hinsdale

Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Ninos Jando (Supplied to CBS)

Skokie Doctor Accused Of Taping College Athletes In Locker Room

A Skokie doctor is accused of videotaping male college wrestlers in the locker room of a community college in Michigan.

CBS 2–01/30/2013

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